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Play Everywhere Challenge Awarding $1 million to cities for kid-friendly innovations

KaBOOM! announced today a national competition that will award $1 million in prizes for the best replicable, scalable innovations in city redevelopment and design that help make play easy, available and fun for kids and families. The Challenge, developed in collaboration with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Target, Playworld, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the...

Fourteen Teams Qualify for Second Round of IC@D

14 teams are participating in the second annual Innovation Competition at Dickinson (IC@D), which entered into its second round of evaluations on Monday, Feb. 29.

Submissions are open for the Dreampipe Challenge

High levels of non-revenue water (NRW) – the difference between water entering the distribution system of the water utility company and water billed to customers – are considered to be one of the major problems plaguing water companies in developing countries. The main causes are leakage, bursts, water theft, and faulty metering and billing. Reducing leakage and bursts enables the company to...

Reminder: Submissions for the NSF Community College Innovation Challenge will close on Monday, February 15th

For the second year, NSF is challenging students enrolled in community colleges to propose innovative science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)-based solutions to perplexing, real-world problems. An incentive: Teams submitting top ideas will receive professional coaching and cash prizes.

Sankalp Global Innovation Challenge Launches

The first ever Sankalp Global Innovation Challenge (Sankalp GIC) is a call for innovative technology-based product solutions that can reach the Next 3 Billion (N3B) and contribute to inclusive development. The platform will recognize some of the best innovations from around the world for their relevance to the emerging markets.