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Generation Nano Challenge asks students to design nanotechnology gear for superheroes

The idea of the superhero armed with their fantastical powers has served to mesmerize the world for nearly a century. The ability to fly, cling to walls with bare hands, and see with X-ray vision is popularly interpreted as a supposition based on no solid foundation. Often, superhero abilities appear magical rather than being grounded in science and technology. As we make advances in...

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Winners Revealed in Collegiate Inventors Competition

Founded in 1990, the Collegiate Inventors Competition recognizes and rewards the nation’s top collegiate inventors. In partnership with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, the Collegiate Inventors Competition is the nation’s foremost competition encouraging innovation, entrepreneurship, and creativity in students who are working on cutting-edge inventions at their colleges and...

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ACV Auctions Wins $1Million in 43North Competition

The 43North competition had more than 11,000 registrants from 117 countries and all 50 states. These 11 teams came out on top, and were awarded four $250,000 prizes, six $500,000 prizes, and one $1 million grand prize.

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Announcing the Climate Information Prize

Funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), Ideas to Impact supports research and development in climate technologies for developing countries.

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Competition Spotlight: Chicago Architecture Foundation's BP Design Competition

Nearly 50 years ago, the Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF) was formed and has grown to become the world’s largest public architecture organization.  CAF aims to inspire citizens to participate in the creative construction of community and urban design.  Their vision is to enlighten youth to their own potential though engineering, design and architecture.

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Four more government competitions that are changing lives and educating the public

Last week, we posted an article that highlighted three government challenges - one city, one state and one federal.  This week, we're focusing on four more.

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