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DOE Announces Competition for Solar-Powered Water Desalination Tech; Dan Brouillette Quoted


The Department of Energy is hosting a $9M competition on technologies designed to purify high-salinity water via solar-thermal energy. DOE said Tuesday it invites the public to take part in the American-Made Challenges: Solar Desalination Prize, a four-phase contest that seeks the development of solar-driven desalination systems.

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AFRL, U.K. Partner Holding Contest for Search & Rescue AI Applications

The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory and the U.K.'s Defense Science and Technology Laboratory is hosting a competition to identify new planning approaches for search and rescue missions with unmanned aircraft systems. Swarm and Search AI Challenge: 2019 Fire Hack will task participants to develop artificial intelligence applications to map wildfires, support mission planning and respond to dynamic changes, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base said Tuesday.

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ONC Launches Challenge to Procure EHR Issue Reporting Systems

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology has launched a challenge for software developers to design an electronic health record issue reporting tool for medical professionals. ONC said in the Easy EHR Issues Reporting Challenge posted Tuesday it needs a platform that works to enable clinicians to report EHR …

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Commerce Dept to Launch Challenge for IT Systems to Drive Port Information Sharing

The Commerce Department will launch a national technology challenge to produce open-source port information-sharing platforms designed to support local seaports and relevant stakeholders. The competition will require teams to create port community system prototypes that work to support secure data-sharing between stakeholder communities of specific ports in line with the recommended data elements of the …

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NGA Launches Competition to Address Disparate Data Challenges

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has launched a $200,000 competition on the Challenge.gov website for programs that would help address the agency’s disparate data challenges. The challenge aims to provide unified access to data with different formats, schemas, interfaces and locations to support applications such as business metrics and information analytics, NGA said Tuesday. NGA Director Robert …

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ONC Seeks Ideas on Blockchain Application to Health IT

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology has launched a white paper solicitation on the use of blockchain technology in health IT applications in a move to address security, privacy and scalability needs in electronic health record management. ONC said Thursday it plans to award $1,500 to $5,000 in cash prizes to as …

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