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The DARPA Cyber Grand Challenge (CGC) is a tournament for fully automated network defense. Similar to computer security competitions currently played by expert software analysts, the CGC intends to allow groundbreaking prototype systems to compete for the first time in a “league of their own.”
The San Diego Innovation Open seeks new start-ups that demonstrate how they can contribute to a flourishing future economically, socially and environmentally. Finalists benefit from a week of introductions to influential brands, minds, experts and designers with the top award of $5000 being presented to the winner.
Award: Grant of up to €200,000 per project
The French government is launching a Worldwide Innovation Challenge.
The competition intends to promote scientific and technological projects in the field of renewable energy, sustainability, and green economy.
Edinburgh BioQuarter is proud to present the 2014 Innovation Competition, open to staff and post-graduate students from the University of Edinburgh and all employees of NHS Lothian.
The eXploration Habitat (X-Hab) 2014 Academic Innovation Challenge is a university-level challenge designed to engage and retain students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).
Award: GRAND PRIZE $25,000
The Big C Competition is looking for big thinkers to create tangible innovations and solutions improving the daily lives of people facing cancer. The Big C competition is an opportunity to change the way the world fights cancer. The top award is $25,000.
Award: $500,000 prize
The San Antonio Mx Challenge will award $500,000 to the individual or team who can create innovative, sustainable, and implementable solutions to assist Mexican tech companies to open offices in San Antonio.
Award: £10 million
£10 million will be awarded to the team that can demonstrate in Scottish waters a commercially viable wave or tidal energy technology that achieves a minimum electrical output of 100GWh over a continuous 2 year period using only the power of the sea and is judged to be the best overall technology after consideration of cost, environmental sustainability and safety.
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