Paradigm Challenge seeks ideas to prevent injuries and fatalities from home fires

The Paradigm Challenge has launched! The Paradigm Challenge (a Skild supported competition) is an annual event developed by Project Paradigm (a private foundation) and the American Red Cross to inspire youth aged 7 to 18 to affect positive change in the world. The first annual Paradigm Challenge aims to generate new…

Deloitte uses Skild to Launch the Deloitte RightStep™ Innovation Prize

Deloitte RightStep™ Innovation Prize Deloitte Launches the Deloitte RightStep™ Innovation Prize to Honor Education Trailblazers As part of Deloitte’s ongoing commitment to develop tomorrow’s leaders, Deloitte will award $100,000 in cash and the opportunity to receive $100,000 of pro bono services to an education organization using technology to help drive successful outcomes for K-12…

Stanford Center on Longevity Launches Design Challenge Running on Skild Platform: $17,000+ in Cash Awards for Top 3 Winners

Stanford Center Longevity Logo The Stanford Center on Longevity Design Challenge is a global competition aimed at encouraging students to design products and services to improve the lives of older adults, and we’re very proud to announce that Skild is again providing the platform for the contest, as it did for its first competition…

US Patent Office Launches “Patents for Humanity” Competition Using Skild Platform – Winners Receive Fast-Track Patent Approval

Patents for HumanityPatents for Humanity is an open competition sponsored by the United States Patent Office, which Skild is very proud to help launch and run this year. The annual competition awards innovators who design inventions that can help the less fortunate in five categories: Medicine, Nutrition, Sanitation, Household Energy, and Living…

Coming soon… The Paradigm Challenge

The Paradigm Challenge is an annual competition developed by Project Paradigm (a private foundation) and the American Red Cross to inspire youth aged 7 to 18 to affect positive change in the world. The first annual Paradigm Challenge aims to generate new ideas to prevent injuries and fatalities from home…

National Science Foundation (NSF) launches its Community College Innovation Challenge

Skild is proud to announce the launch of the National Science Foundation’s Community College Innovation Challenge.  Here’s the official press release: Credit: ThinkstockToday, the National Science Foundation (NSF) launches its Community College Innovation Challenge. In this contest, NSF is challenging students enrolled in community colleges to propose innovative science, technology, engineering…

NSF Announces Winners in Comet ISON Photo Competition

Credit: Eric CardosoPeople’s Choice award winner: Eric Cardoso, Setúbal, Portugal, “Comet ISON”Credit: Eric Cardoso Press Release: 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…

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

Collegiate Inventors Competition 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

coral_flows_lCredit: Vicente I. Fernandez, Orr H. Shapiro, Melissa S. Garren, Assaf Vardi and Roman Stocker, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 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…