Posts in Defense
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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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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NIST Unlinkable Data Challenge

The Unlinkable Data Challenge is a multi-stage Challenge seeking Conceptual Solutions that describe how to use and/or combine methods in differential privacy to mitigate privacy loss when publicly releasing datasets in a variety of industries such as public safety, law enforcement, healthcare/biomedical research, education, and finance.

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Science and Technology for Autonomous Teammates (STAT)

The objective of Science and Technology for Autonomous Teammates (STAT) program is to develop and demonstrate autonomy technologies that will enable various AF mission sets and the Air Force to operate inside of the enemy’s decision loop.  The technology demonstrations that result from this BAA will substantially improve the Air Force's capability to conduct missions in a variety of environments while minimizing the risks to Airmen.

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VR Challenge Seeks to Better Prepare First Responders

The First Responder Virtual Reality (VR) Heads-up-Display (HUD) Navigation Challenge is a VR (virtual reality) prize competition that requires ingenuity, software coding and VR expertise to create a concept for a heads-up display (HUD) with unimpeded visual aids.  The results will support the public safety community and its stakeholders.

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IARPA Functional Map of the World Challenge | Deadline 12.31.17

The Functional Map of the World (fMoW) Challenge seeks to foster breakthroughs in the automated analysis of overhead imagery by harnessing the collective power of the global data science and machine learning communities. The challenge will publish a dataset with satellite-specific metadata that researchers can exploit to build a competitive algorithm that classifies facility, building, and land use.

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The ODNI-OUSD(I) Xtend Challenge: Machine Evaluation of Analytic Products | Deadline 1.15.2018

The ODNI and OUSD(I) are seeking ideas and descriptions of a viable technical approach for enabling the automated evaluation of finished intelligence products. For this Ideation Challenge, Solvers are asked to submit their ideas along with a well-supported, technology-based justification for how the proposed approach could rapidly and objectively evaluate analytic intelligence products.

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