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$60M Challenge Seeks RNA Bio-Production Network

Gene therapy graphic

A new challenge competition aims to build a distributed network of facilities to design, develop, and manufacture RNA-based biologic products. . . . → Read More: $60M Challenge Seeks RNA Bio-Production Network

Challenge Seeks Reliable Depression Diagnostics, Models

Sad, depressed

A new competition seeks reliable biological methods for detecting depression and decision models that connect diagnostics to effective disease treatments. . . . → Read More: Challenge Seeks Reliable Depression Diagnostics, Models

Concrete Mfring Processes Win CO2 Conversion Challenge

Gaurav Sant

Two companies with alternative techniques for manufacturing concrete won a challenge competition to convert carbon dioxide into useful products. . . . → Read More: Concrete Mfring Processes Win CO2 Conversion Challenge

Smart Walking System Wins Multiple Sclerosis Challenge

Neurons

A company developing systems to assist with walking is the winner of a competition for innovations to help people with multiple sclerosis. . . . → Read More: Smart Walking System Wins Multiple Sclerosis Challenge

NIH Assessing Home Covid-19 Diagnostic with App

QuickVue test package

A home Covid-19 test is being evaluated with a smartphone app, as part of an NIH program to quickly develop Covid-19 diagnostics for widespread use. . . . → Read More: NIH Assessing Home Covid-19 Diagnostic with App

$100M Challenge Seeks Carbon Removal Technologies

Climate change skyline

An XPrize challenge competition, sponsored by Elon Musk, is seeking new technologies that remove large quantities of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. . . . → Read More: $100M Challenge Seeks Carbon Removal Technologies

Student Lab Wins Covid-19 Mask Challenge

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An interdisciplinary university student lab won top prize in a design competition for a new type of face mask to block Covid-19 transmissions. . . . → Read More: Student Lab Wins Covid-19 Mask Challenge

Challenge Seeks Sustainable Chicken, Fish Alternatives

D.C. fish market

A new challenge competition from XPrize is looking for alternatives to chicken and fish that look and taste like the real thing, but are friendlier to the planet. . . . → Read More: Challenge Seeks Sustainable Chicken, Fish Alternatives

$500K Challenge Seeks A.I. Covid-19 Reopening Models

Synthetic biology

A new challenge from XPrize seeks evidence-based models using artificial intelligence to help governments reopen their economies during the pandemic. . . . → Read More: $500K Challenge Seeks A.I. Covid-19 Reopening Models

NIH Expands Covid-19 Test Technology Challenge

Covid-19 testing

National Institutes of Health is expanding its challenge competition to make tests for Covid-19 viruses more widely available and return results faster. . . . → Read More: NIH Expands Covid-19 Test Technology Challenge