NSF Announces Winners in Comet ISON Photo Competition

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Seven photographers from around the globe received awards for their stunning images of comet C/2012 S1 (ISON) at the Northeast Astronomy Forum held at Rockland Community College today.
The National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Division of Astronomical Sciences, Astronomy magazine and Discover magazine co-sponsored the photo contest with three categories for entry: 1)…

Skild Supported LAUNCH Nordic Challenge is Now Open

LAUNCH Nordic Challenge imageAttention experts in textiles, fabrics and fibers, the LAUNCH Nordic challenge is seeking your disruptive innovation.  NASA, USAID, Nike and The U.S. Department of State have united to harness their collective genius to create a better world through LAUNCH.
Last year’s LAUNCH Systems Challenge unearthed ten incredible innovators whose ideas will…

Collegiate Inventors Competition: Students, your inventions could shape the future

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For nearly 25 years the Collegiate Inventors Competition has been recognizing outstanding student inventions in science, engineering and technology.  Each year, the top concepts are reviewed by National Inventors Hall of Fame Inductees and United States Patent and Trademark Office officials enabling students the opportunity to refine their ideas to…

Winners named in the 2013 International Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge

The judges have spoken and they have chosen the best artistic interpretations of science and engineering.  This competition is presented by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the journal of Science and is powered by Skild. Contestants may submit entries in 5 categories: Photography, Illustration, Posters & Graphics, video and…

Finalists Announced for the Stanford Center on Longevity Design Challenge

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Memory Maps, Taste+, Eatwell and ThermoRing are the names of 4 of the 7 concepts announced as finalists in the Stanford Center on Longevity Design Challenge.  The competition asked contestants to submit designs that would aid cognitively impaired individuals and their caregivers.
Each of the 7 winners has been awarded…

Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Challenge Announces Finalists

The goal of this Skild supported contest was to identify and reward highly creative and innovative product concepts for healthy, sustainable, affordable housing. It was aimed at manufacturers who sought to design and manufacture with superior standards as outlined in the Cradle to Cradle CertifiedCM Products Program.
144 applicants were…

LAUNCH Systems Challenge 2013 Reveals Finalists

NASA, NIKE, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the US Department of State NASA, NIKE, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the US Department of State identified and rewarded innovations that will transform the system of fabrics to one that advances equitable global economic growth, drives…

Award Recipients Announced for the ImagineNation Impact Challenges

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“Independent studies have shown time and again that digital health investments help to improve patient safety, the patient experience and health system efficiency, we wanted to learn more about the impact these advances have had on the lives of Canadians and their loved ones,” said Jennifer Zelmer, Executive Vice-President, Canada Health…

Colorado Innovation Network (COIN) Announces Innovation Challenge Winner

Open to companies headquartered and operating in Colorado with annual revenues less than $1,000,000, “Glorious Failure: In Search of Success Innovation Challenge”  aimed to foster economic growth through innovation in seven “advanced industries,” including information and technology, aerospace, energy and natural resources, infrastructure engineering, advanced manufacturing, bioscience and electronics.  This…