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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
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