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House Lawmakers Host STEM App Design Contest For HS Students

The House has kicked off an application development contest that seeks to engage students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. High school students participating in the contest will work to develop and demonstrate software apps for computers, tablets and cellphones, Rep. Anna Eshoo’s (D-Calif.) office said Friday. “The next decade is estimated to …

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NASA Launches UAV Airspace Integration Contest

NASA will award up to $1.5 million for a robotics competition aimed at demonstrating how unmanned aerial vehicles could fly in the same airspace used by manned aircraft, UAS Vision reported Monday. The challenge’s first phase is scheduled to start in April and will test robustness of UAS, operational UAS …

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OMB Seeks Online Votes for Cost-Reduction Ideas

The Office of Management and Budget has launched an online vote on four finalists in a government competition seeking cost reduction ideas from federal employees, GovExec reported Monday. Tom Shoop writes contestants for the Obama administration’s SAVE Award contest will be judged based on how their proposals help to cut …

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DARPA Hosts Radio Technology Design Contest; Yiftach Eisenberg Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has kicked off a competition that challenges participants to develop software-based radios capable of operating in adverse spectrum environments. Eighteen teams from across the country demonstrated prototype systems for the first part of the spectrum challenge held at DARPA’s headquarters in Arlington, Va. on Sept. …

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