Seeker Spotlight: NHS England

Posted by Graham Buchanan on Apr 20, 2017 12:27:04 PM

NHS England, along with its partners in the Healthy New Towns Programme, have just launched the Healthy New Towns Design Challenge. This Challenge is seeking ideas for new housing developments that foster health, well-being, and independence for residents. These ideas for services, products, and facilities designs, whether new ideas or proven methods from different contexts, should be implementable in Halton Lea, a NHS England Healthy New Towns Demonstrator Site.  This ideation Challenge has a guaranteed total award amount of $20,000 and winners will earn public recognition for their contributions to the Healthy New Towns Programme.  We caught up with Dan Northam-Jones from NHS England to talk about the aims of the Healthy New Towns Design Challenge.

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Lumina Foundation Announces LIFTed Prize 2017

Posted by Catherine Covington on Mar 21, 2017 4:00:50 PM

Lumina Foundation recently launched their LIFTed Prize 2017 – Innovation in Postsecondary Learning. They are seeking organizations with an innovation that has a positive impact on postsecondary attainment in the U.S. This Prize is part of Lumina’s Goal 2025 – increasing the proportion of Americans with high-quality degrees, certificates, and other credentials to 60% by year 2025.

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Seeker Spotlight: The Nature Conservancy

Posted by Catherine Covington on Feb 1, 2017 4:46:06 PM

The Nature Conservancy, in collaboration with the US Environmental Protection Agency and the US Geological Survey, recently launched a Challenge seeking to identify and spur development of technologies to monitor nitrogen concentration in effluent from advanced Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems. The Challenge has a guaranteed award of $20,000 but up to $55,000 is available for awards. Winners will also have the special opportunity to attend the Sensor Showcase in May 2017. Winning solvers will be able to present their solutions and meet the Seekers and collaborators of this prize competition. We recently spoke with Christopher Clapp from The Nature Conservancy about the Challenge.

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