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Introducing the World’s Biggest List of Live Challenges

Introducing the World’s Biggest List of Live Challenges

Sep-11-18 By IdeaConnection
IdeaConnection is very excited to announce its latest service – the world’s biggest list of live challenges, contests and competitions from all over the planet. Currently, we have more than 70 challenges listed with a combined prize pot of more than $125 million. And we are adding to and updating this information on a daily basis.
Crowdsourcing Project to Save Artifacts Lost in Museum Fire

Crowdsourcing Project to Save Artifacts Lost in Museum Fire

Sep-07-18 By IdeaConnection
The devastating fire that swept through Brazil's National Museum last weekend could have destroyed up to 90% of its collection. Important relics such as the institution's entire Egyptology collection were wiped out.
AI System Better than Doctors at Predicting Heart Disease Deaths

AI System Better than Doctors at Predicting Heart Disease Deaths

Sep-05-18 By IdeaConnection
The adoption of artificial intelligence solutions by many industries continues apace. According to the McKinsey Global Institute, about 70% of companies worldwide will embrace at least one form of AI by the year 2030.
Artificial Intelligence Forecasts Earthquake Aftershocks

Artificial Intelligence Forecasts Earthquake Aftershocks

Aug-31-18 By IdeaConnection
Earthquakes can be devastating and so too can the aftershocks. These are defined as earthquakes that follow the main shock and sometimes they can cause even greater destruction.
Collaborating Robots Build Concrete Structure

Collaborating Robots Build Concrete Structure

Aug-29-18 By IdeaConnection
Businesses have long valued the many benefits of collaborations such as sharing costs and knowledge, improving efficiencies and boosting productivity.

Well, now robots are taking a leaf out of the smart business playbook by working with each other. Specifically, a team of mobile robots has collaborated to 3D print large structures quickly.
JP Morgan Developing Powerful Crowdsourcing Platform

JP Morgan Developing Powerful Crowdsourcing Platform

Aug-24-18 By IdeaConnection
JP Morgan the American multinational investment bank and financial services company is working on a new website that is going to use crowdsourcing to accumulate large volumes of data to help its clients make better decisions.

It will be called Roar and according to reports, it will also store sensitive private data such as hospital records and satellite imagery that's not in the public domain.
NASA Announces Winners of Open Innovation Robot Contest

NASA Announces Winners of Open Innovation Robot Contest

Aug-17-18 By IdeaConnection
When NASA wanted help for the design of its next robot it knew just where to go for innovative insights - the crowd.

The space agency launched an open innovation competition to design an arm for a space robot named Astrobee, and the first winners have just been revealed.
University Crowdsourcing Zero Carbon Goal

University Crowdsourcing Zero Carbon Goal

Aug-10-18 By IdeaConnection
The University of London has set itself a monumental challenge - to reach zero carbon emissions by the year 2036.

To help it achieve this goal it is going to crowdsource a new zero-emissions program, covering its operations and built environment.
Open Innovation to Solve Health and Medical Problems

Open Innovation to Solve Health and Medical Problems

Aug-03-18 By IdeaConnection
It's not always the researchers and doctors who come up with the brilliant health and medical breakthroughs that can ultimately save lives. Members of the crowd play their part too via open innovation contests and hackathons.

From mobility problems among the elderly to fighting the spread of infectious diseases, lay people are increasingly tackling public health issues. Here are four examples that have been featured on IdeaConnection's website.
Quotes to Inspire Big Thinking

Quotes to Inspire Big Thinking

Jul-26-18 By IdeaConnection
Whether you think outside the box, have your best thoughts while in the shower or walking the dogs let these quotes turbo-charge your thinking to solve whatever problems or challenges you are currently working on.

“Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will." Zig Ziglar

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