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OSTP, GSA Issue Report on Agencies’ Use of Prize Competitions; Kelvin Droegemeier Quoted

A joint report by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the General Services Administration shows that the number of federal agency-backed prize competitions listed on Challenge.gov has increased from 744 to 875 since the 2016 study, FCW reported Friday. The challenges authorized under the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010 have led to the emergence of startups and offered agencies a mass of examples to launch their own initiatives, according to the report.

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Woodrow Wilson Intl Center Issues Recommendations for Citizen Engagement Opportunities

Federal employees discussed recommendations on how to utilize citizen engagement to address challenges the U.S. faces during a gathering at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Kelly Olson, acting director of the Technology Transformation Service’s innovation portfolio, wrote in a blog post published Monday on the General Services Administration website …

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GSA Unveils New Website for Citizen Science & Crowdsourcing; Denise Turner Roth Comments

The General Services Administration and Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars have launched a new online hub to facilitate citizen science and crowdsourcing projects in support of the federal government. Kelly Olson, senior innovation adviser and director of Challenge.gov, wrote in a blog post published Thursday that Citizenscience.gov looks to connect federal agencies to the public in …

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