USDOT's Solving for Safety: Visualization Challenge

In the USDOT's Solving for Safety: Visualization Challenge, individuals and teams will compete for $350,000 in cash prizes by developing innovative analytical visualization tools to gain insights or inform decisions to reduce fatalities and serious injuries on the U.S. road and rail systems.

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Key West Charter School seeking Facilities Master Plan

Sigsbee Charter School (SCS) is requesting statements of qualifications from qualified firms for the selection and acquisition of professional services of Architects, Planners and Engineers required for the development of a Facilities Master Plan (FMP) for facilities located in Key West, FL.

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United States Army seeking innovative technology solutions

xTechSearch is an opportunity for businesses to pitch novel technology solutions to the Army’s Science and Technology (S&T) ecosystem which will provide cooperative research opportunities with Army labs, including access to the Army’s organic intellectual and technical capital.

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SBCAG Seeking Multi-Modal Transportation Network Resiliency Assessment

The Santa Barbara County Association of Governments (SBCAG) is seeking proposals from qualified consultants to provide assistance in preparing a Resiliency Assessment of the County's multi-modal transportation network. The assessment will identify areas of the region where the multi-modal transportation network is most vulnerable to potential effects of climate change, specifically from sea level rise and increased occurrences of large fires.

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Innovative Services for Citizens and/or Municipalities Using Smart Light Poles | InnoCentive Challenge

Enel is looking for innovative services and functions to be delivered to citizens and/or municipalities that can be provided by the use of the light poles infrastructure. This Challenge for Solvers is not only technical, but also to formulate a service based on a sustainable business model.

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Seeking partners to develop integrated planning and virtual trip assistance applications | Open Innovability

Enel, through this challenge, is looking for trial solutions in order to define new experimental business models aimed at identifying a partner that can develop a web-based or smartphone application for real-time natural language cognitive and predictive virtual assistance to help customers in pre-trip (planning, purchase), on trip (e.g. in case of disruption to optimize the planned journeys) and post-trip (e.g. suggestion of customized ancillary services), in order to support integrated (multimodal) journey planning.

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Communities Thrive Challenge

The Communities Thrive Challenge, a collaboration between The Rockefeller Foundation and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, is a $10M funding opportunity open to community-driven organizations that are working to expand economic opportunity for low-income and financially insecure people and communities. The challenge intends to fund, strengthen, and grow community-driven approaches that help low-income and financially insecure people find and retain well-paid and meaningful work, achieve financial security, or build economically vibrant neighborhoods.

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Air Force launches Rapid Runway Repair Challenge

The Air Force’s ability to rapidly repair airfield operating surfaces in an austere environment with a significantly reduced material and personnel footprint over current state-of-the-art is essential to support a resilient adaptive basing strategy.  Potential solutions are expected to leverage readily available indigenous materials coupled with novel binder and capping materials.  The proposed capability should also identify the method and equipment necessary for site-preparation and repair application.  Proposals will be reviewed based on expected solution size & weight, personnel required, repair quality, repair reassessment, expected solution costs, & repair time, in priority order.

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NYC BigApps Competition for Innovative Blockchain Applications

NYCEDC seeks to leverage the NYC BigApps Competition to foster the development of innovative blockchain applications, or use cases, that address challenges facing the public sector in New York City. Blockchain is a transformative technology with the potential to have a large impact on the public sector. The technology may improve the security, efficiency, transparency, and speed of many public sector services and processes. 

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WaterSMART Grants: Small-Scale Water Efficiency Projects

This Small-Scale Water Efficiency Projects funding opportunity announcement (FOA) supports specific small-scale water efficiency projects that have been prioritized through planning efforts led by the applicant. These projects conserve and use water more efficiently; mitigate conflict risk in areas at a high risk of future water conflict; and accomplish other benefits that contribute to water supply reliability in the western United States.

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Bureau of Reclamation launches prize competition seeking improved methods for monitoring pathogens to facilitate water reuse

Bureau of Reclamation and Xylem, Inc, in collaboration with the Water Research Foundation and the Environmental Protection Agency are seeking the development of rapid, more accurate pathogen detection technologies that can facilitate public and regulatory acceptance of direct potable reuse.  Ideas are being sought through a prize competition in which crowdsourcing is used to find and award the best ideas.

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South Kingstown, RI seeks consultant for community-driven residential development plan

The Town of South Kingstown is seeking proposals from qualified consultants to conduct a data- and community-driven process to produce recommendations intended to advance and modernize the Town’s Zoning Ordinance and Subdivision and Land Development Regulations relative to planned residential development. 

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American-Made Solar Prize

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Energy Technologies Office and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) are working together to launch the first prize challenge associated with the American-Made Challenges. The American Made Solar Prize will lower barriers American innovators face in reaching manufacturing scale by accelerating the cycles of learning, while helping to create partnerships that connect entrepreneurs to the private sector and the network of DOE’s national laboratories.

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