Navigation Links
Defense Threat Reduction Agency and U.S. STRATCOM Center for Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction Award $1 Million Prize for New Techniques for Rapid Characterization of Pathogens
Date:12/3/2013

Detection and Disease Surveillance Division. "The number of Solvers working on this Challenge exceeded our expectations. Team Huson's algorithm will lead to an enhancement in DTRA's current capability to diagnose and treat bio-threats in a shorter time-frame and support life-saving interventions."

"The fact that three scientists from Germany and Singapore who were not known to the government, could access the InnoCentive platform and provide this breakthrough, once again proves the power of the InnoCentive approach," said Craig Jones, Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board for InnoCentive. "This successful challenge-prize experience shows what can happen when government and private industry work together to make our nation safer and more secure."

DTRA has assigned a technical team to refine the winning solution and will publish a technical paper discussing the creation, execution and results of the Challenge.

For more information on the competition visit http://www.dtra.mil or http://www.innocentive.com/dtra.

About DTRA
DTRA is a combat support agency of the U.S. Department of Defense, founded in 1998, headquartered at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Its mission is to safeguard the United States and her Allies from Weapons of Mass Destruction (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear) and High-Yield Explosives by providing capabilities to reduce, eliminate and counter the threat, and mitigate its consequences. Visit us on the Web at http://www.dtra.mil.

About InnoCentive
InnoCentive is the global leader in crowdsourcing innovation problems to the world's smartest people who compete to provide ideas and solutions to important business, social, policy, scientific, and techn
'/>"/>

SOURCE InnoCentive
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. Football-shaped particles bolster the bodys defense against cancer
2. Roka Bioscience Atlas System For Food Pathogen Detection Integrated At Department of Defense Food Analysis and Diagnostic Laboratory
3. Invitation to Register: Annual Defense Threat Reduction Agency Basic Research Technical Review
4. SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing 2013 Highlights Vital Role of Photonics for Defense and Commercial Applications
5. Darpa Director Shares Vision of a New Generation of Technology and Commercial Applications at SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing
6. Nanotherapeutics Awarded Defense Department Contract for Advanced Development and Manufacturing of Medical Countermeasures
7. Department of Defense Exercises Options Under Contract for Nerve Agent Medical Countermeasure Program
8. Sequenom Addresses Preliminary Injunction Decision, Reaffirms Defense of Patent
9. Safe Harbor CPAs Announces New Practice Area, S Corp IRS Audit Defense for Small Business
10. National Defense Industrial Association's (NDIA) 2012 Biosurveillance Conference To Feature Keynote Speaker Laurie Garrett, Pulitzer Prize Winner and Bestselling Author
11. Soligenix Announces Collaboration with Infectious Disease Research Institute to Develop Thermostabilized Biodefense Vaccines Utilizing Novel Adjuvants
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/11/2014)... Awarded annually by Germany’s Design ... internationally recognized quality label for excellent design. METTLER ... coveted Red Dot award in recognition ... Powder Dispenser (HPD). , The Quantos Handheld ... and ease-of-use to applications involving free-flowing powders. Forget ...
(Date:9/11/2014)... WILMINGTON, Del. (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 ... LLC is excited to announce that it has ... including their two wholly owned subsidiaries, Essex ... as distributors of Zemea® USP propanediol in the ... covers the following USA eastern and mid-western states: ...
(Date:9/11/2014)... LONDON , Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... the charity,s development and commercialisation arm, have reached an ... company in the emerging field of regenerative medicine, ... into clinical trials in subjects with non-small cell ... treatment to enter Cancer Research UK,s Clinical Development ...
(Date:9/11/2014)... The Stem Cell Institute, located in Panama ... cord stem cell therapy on Saturday, September 20, 2014 in ... from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. , Stem Cell ... “Umbilical Cord Stem Cell Clinical Trials for MS and Autism: ... of the Stem Cell Institute and Medistem Panama Inc. ...
Breaking Biology Technology:METTLER TOLEDO Handheld Powder Receives Red Dot Award for Product Design 2DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products Appoints Skidmore Sales as Distributor for Zemea® USP 2DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products Appoints Skidmore Sales as Distributor for Zemea® USP 3Cancer Research UK, Cancer Research Technology And Asterias Biotherapeutics Partner To Trial Immunotherapy Vaccine For Lung Cancer 2Cancer Research UK, Cancer Research Technology And Asterias Biotherapeutics Partner To Trial Immunotherapy Vaccine For Lung Cancer 3Cancer Research UK, Cancer Research Technology And Asterias Biotherapeutics Partner To Trial Immunotherapy Vaccine For Lung Cancer 4Cancer Research UK, Cancer Research Technology And Asterias Biotherapeutics Partner To Trial Immunotherapy Vaccine For Lung Cancer 5Cancer Research UK, Cancer Research Technology And Asterias Biotherapeutics Partner To Trial Immunotherapy Vaccine For Lung Cancer 6Cancer Research UK, Cancer Research Technology And Asterias Biotherapeutics Partner To Trial Immunotherapy Vaccine For Lung Cancer 7Cancer Research UK, Cancer Research Technology And Asterias Biotherapeutics Partner To Trial Immunotherapy Vaccine For Lung Cancer 8Stem Cell Institute Public Seminar on Adult Stem Cell Therapy Clinical Trials in San Antonio, Texas September 20th, 2014 2Stem Cell Institute Public Seminar on Adult Stem Cell Therapy Clinical Trials in San Antonio, Texas September 20th, 2014 3Stem Cell Institute Public Seminar on Adult Stem Cell Therapy Clinical Trials in San Antonio, Texas September 20th, 2014 4
... in a series of articles on developing start-up companies ... article focused on the tax law implications of employees ... unemployment insurance. , , Madison, Wis. ... test for determining independent contractor status. Although this test ...
... that a CIO's head has to be on a swivel. ... consistent theme during the Fusion 2007 CEO-CIO Symposium , ... directions, and risk management has surpassed security as the paramount ... opening keynote, where John Swainson, chief executive of CA ...
... web-centric business sector continued its crash in 2001, the directors ... their Wisconsin-based business unit. Their decision was only delayed when ... meeting in New York scheduled for that tragic day. , ... Dan Maynard pleaded with board members to keep the division ...
Cached Biology Technology:Early Stage, Step 8: Misclassifying workers brings risk 2Early Stage, Step 8: Misclassifying workers brings risk 3Early Stage, Step 8: Misclassifying workers brings risk 4Early Stage, Step 8: Misclassifying workers brings risk 5Fusion 2007: IT threats make risk management paramount 2Fusion 2007: IT threats make risk management paramount 3Connecture's Maynard finds IT business opportunity in adversity 2Connecture's Maynard finds IT business opportunity in adversity 3Connecture's Maynard finds IT business opportunity in adversity 4Connecture's Maynard finds IT business opportunity in adversity 5Connecture's Maynard finds IT business opportunity in adversity 6
(Date:9/11/2014)... are more than 300,000 cases of Lyme disease in the ... to the CDC were concentrated heavily in the Northeast and ... In fact, the disease gets its name from the northeastern ... However, a new article published in the Journal of ... disease Ixodes scapularis , also known as blacklegged ...
(Date:9/11/2014)... known for her work as a high-energy experimental particle ... international consortium of scientists who detected the Higgs boson ... Hadron Collider. , But Bean, a professor of physics ... a long-running passion for engaging the public with science. ... artists and museum educators in the creation of "Quarked," ...
(Date:9/11/2014)... A new study led by the Wildlife Conservation ... where leopards prowl at night, it,s not livestock that,s ... friend. , The study, which looked at scat samples ... that 87 percent of their diet was made up ... most common prey item at 39 percent and domestic ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Physics researcher to advise faith-based office in US Department of State 2Study: Cat bites dog 2
... men die of prostate cancer. It,s Australia,s second worst ... cancer on women. Current therapies for prostate ... the tumour or cutting off the supply of the ... impotence. Growing cells need an essential nutrient, the ...
... of the scientific and technical publishing business of John Wiley ... Society Located in Taipei have signed an agreement to closely ... Chemical Society . The journal will be available online from ... most extensive multidisciplinary collections of online resources, used by 10 ...
... distinct from hematopoietic cells, are an essential component ... for the long-term maintenance of hematopoietic stem cells ... stromal cells regulate the proliferation and differentiation of ... factors and extracellular matrix, and through physical cell-cell ...
Cached Biology News:Starving prostate cancer 2Journal of the Chinese Chemical Society expands international reach with Wiley-VCH 23-D long-term bone marrow culture to analyze stromal cell biological function 2
...
...
... derived from the Spodoptera frugiperda Sf21 cell line ... transfections, plaque assays, virus production, and protein expression. ... optimizes recovery of viable cells after thawing. They ... Cell Medium and can also be grown in ...
The PROTEAN II slab gel casting stand is a component of the PROTEAN II XL and xi casting apparatus. It is supplied with gaskets....
Biology Products: