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Heritage-DREAM, National Cancer Institute Breast Cancer Network Inference Prize Announced
document Open Innovation

"This is our first prize challenge to foster innovations in breast cancer research," said Dr. Richard Merkin , President and CEO of Heritage Provider Network. "Hopefully, our...

Sebastian BlancaApr 20, 2013 02:57 am GMT1332 views
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Heritage-DREAM, National Cancer Institute Breast Cancer Network Inference Prize Announced
NIH, EPA Announce Competition to Develop Personal Air Pollution and Health Sensors
document Open Innovation

Developed in conjunction with crowdsourcing firm InnoCentive, the My Air, My Health Challenge is sponsored by the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Environmental Health...

Samuel BennettJun 07, 2012 02:52 am GMT1307 views
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NIH, EPA Announce Competition to Develop Personal Air Pollution and Health Sensors
My Air, My Health Challenge to spur collaboration between health researchers and technologists
document Open Innovation, Tools

The My Air, My Health Challenge is sponsored by the National Institutes of Health's National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), the U.S. Department of Health and Human...

Harshida PatelJun 08, 2012 12:50 pm GMT967 views
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My Air, My Health Challenge to spur collaboration between health researchers and technologists
Health Tracking Network
site Distributed Knowledge / Health and Wellbeing

There are four goals for the Health Tracking Network: *identify factors related to common illnesses; *promote members' health by enabling them to track their personal health, fitness, and...

Tim SatterthwaiteJun 17, 2011 07:54 pm GMT1093 views
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Health Tracking Network
IOM, NEA kick off health crowdsourcing contest
document Distributed Knowledge

There is a total of $18,000 in prizes. The team that designs the best product will receive a $10,000 prize sponsored by Heritage Provider Network and the opportunity to demonstrate their app during...

Jayne AnnJan 26, 2012 12:19 am GMT999 views
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IOM, NEA kick off health crowdsourcing contest
Community Commons Brings Local Health Initiatives Together
document Tools

The core of the Commons is the Map of the Movement: a national map that denotes more than 300 groups and initiatives that have signed onto the website. Local officials could zoom into their...

Tonya Van Dijk Jun 26, 2012 11:44 am GMT3108 views
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Community Commons Brings Local Health Initiatives Together
Collaboration seeks to find new uses for failed drugs
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

For academic scientists, the advantage of the collaboration is that they get access to compounds with information that has taken years and millions of dollars to generate. That includes a...

Harshida PatelMay 04, 2012 12:19 pm GMT1619 views
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Collaboration seeks to find new uses for failed drugs
Sheikh Zayed Institute at Children’s National Launches First Child Health Focused Crowdfunding Website
document Crowdfunding

This pediatric crowdfunding program is designed as a pilot project to gauge both the need for additional funding sources from investigators and the interest of the general public in supporting...

Benjamin FosselNov 28, 2012 10:20 pm GMT728 views
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Sheikh Zayed Institute at Children’s National Launches First Child Health Focused Crowdfunding Website
Research To Reality
site Distributed Knowledge / Health and Wellbeing

ResearchtoReality.cancer.gov is an online community of practice designed to bring together cancer control practitioners and researchers to discuss moving evidence-based programs into practice....

Archenette EvangelioJul 20, 2011 12:30 am GMT992 views
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Research To Reality
NCATS' Therapeutics Discovery program gains more industry collaborators
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The NIH's new National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) created the Therapeutics Discovery program to help re-engineer the research pipeline. By crowdsourcing compounds...

Jason RobbinsJun 14, 2012 08:38 am GMT1327 views
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NCATS' Therapeutics Discovery program gains more industry collaborators
The Art and Science of Open Innovation - Part III - the Gaming of Innovation
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The following are Foldit co-founder, Adrien Treuille's 10 Reasons to Crowdsource Science explaining why game-play and Crowdsourcing worked so very well for the challenges presented. 1....

Sebastian BlancaSep 30, 2011 01:36 pm GMT1565 views
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The Art and Science of Open Innovation - Part III - the Gaming of Innovation
The National Library of Medicine Explores Artificial Intelligence Using Two-Hundred Thousand Real Patient Questions from AskTheDoctor.com
document Distributed Knowledge

"Imagine the amount of time physicians could save if they could ask a computer assistant a question and receive an instant and accurate response," says Dr. Suneel Sharman,...

Jason RobbinsJan 06, 2012 01:22 am GMT982 views
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The National Library of Medicine Explores Artificial Intelligence Using Two-Hundred Thousand Real Patient Questions from AskTheDoctor.com
The Care Innovations Summit Challenges: Crowdsourcing Innovation
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

One of the challenges announced during the Care Innovations Summit is the Data Design Diabetes™, a Sanofi U.S. Innovation Challenge. This challenge is seeking to drive innovation in the quality,...

Adam FrazerFeb 12, 2012 07:05 pm GMT1772 views
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The Care Innovations Summit Challenges: Crowdsourcing Innovation
Open Innovation & Crowdsourcing: How Government is Solving Challenges
video Open Innovation

A segment of the panel discussion; The Spectrum of Open Innovation, where TopCoder CTO Mike Lydon details several algorithmic challenges the TopCoder Community has embarked on with various...

Benjamin FosselAug 23, 2011 08:34 pm GMT1458 views
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Open Innovation & Crowdsourcing: How Government is Solving Challenges
Opinion: Occupy Science?
document Distributed Knowledge

Biomedical research can learn from citizen science, which is grounded in strong relationships with study participants.And such citizen science efforts have also begun to achieve something that is...

Tonya Van Dijk Feb 23, 2012 03:35 am GMT1047 views
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Opinion: Occupy Science?
Crowdmapping Life-Saving Apparatuses: A Discussion with AED4.US Founder Lucien Engelen
Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Last week, we highlighted a TED Talk by Lucien Engelen, the man behind AED4.US, a crowdmapping effort that aims to pinpoint the locations of all automatic electronic defibrillators (AEDs). We got in touch with Engelen to find out more about his ambitious project and to get an update on the recent developments.

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Anton RootAug 07, 2012 11:41 pm GMT68382 views
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Innovating for Children: A Discussion with UNICEF Change and Development Manager Paul Molinaro
Open Innovation

A few weeks ago, we wrote about an open innovation initiative being undertaken by UNICEF, the United Nations agency charged with improving the lives of children worldwide. Intrigued by the story, we decided to follow up with the folks over at UNICEF to see how the initiative came about and what the goals are. We spoke with Paul Molinaro, senior manager of change and development at UNICEF’s Copenhagen office – check out the conversation after the jump.

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Anton RootSep 26, 2012 11:52 pm GMT21071 views
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NIEHS-NCATS-UNC DREAM Toxicogenetics Challenge Opens Today
document Open Innovation

“Predicting how different people or groups of people will respond to certain chemicals is difficult to determine, but important for protecting the public’s health,”said Raymond Tice, Ph.D.,who...

Sebastian BlancaJun 11, 2013 12:38 pm GMT866 views
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NIEHS-NCATS-UNC DREAM Toxicogenetics Challenge Opens Today
Good Return
site Crowdfunding / Lending

Good Return is an innovative social enterprise established by World Education Australia to address poverty issues in the Asia Pacific region. Specialising in microfinance, financial literacy and...

Pablo BracciniMar 25, 2011 06:38 am GMT1584 views
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Good Return
Open Study
site Distributed Knowledge / Help (inc. customer support)

OpenStudy is a social learning network where students ask questions, give help, and connect with other students studying the same things. Our mission is to make the world one large study group,...

Conor CusackMay 19, 2011 05:29 pm GMT2643 views
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Open Study
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