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:1/15/2014)... RedBrick Health , a fast-growing leader in consumer ... EmblemHealth , the New York ... the RedBrick Compass health assessment, combined with the RedBrick ... members. EmblemHealth is among the first health plans in ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... January 15, 2014 The Microcompetition with Foreign ... disease. One of these latent viruses is the Epstein Barr ... (RA). Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic inflammatory disease that ... study found that RA patients have high concentrations of EBV ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... TaiGen Biotechnology Company, Limited ("TaiGen") today announced that they ... Russian pharmaceutical company, to develop and commercialize nemonoxacin (Taigexyn ... , Turkey and other members ... antibiotic for the treatment of bacterial infections including those ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... As pet owners drew up their lists of New Year,s ... better care of my furry companion." Nowadays there are pet salons, ... cases to take the little canine or feline darlings along wherever ... buy some pricey toys at the pet store. But anyone who ...
Breaking Biology Technology:EmblemHealth Selects RedBrick Health to Power its Next-Generation Health Engagement and Behavior Change System 2EmblemHealth Selects RedBrick Health to Power its Next-Generation Health Engagement and Behavior Change System 3Study: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Patients Have EBV; The CBCD Says this is Consistent with Microcompetition 2Study: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Patients Have EBV; The CBCD Says this is Consistent with Microcompetition 3TaiGen Biotechnology Signed Exclusive License Agreement with R-Pharm for Nemonoxacin (Taigexyn(R)) 2TaiGen Biotechnology Signed Exclusive License Agreement with R-Pharm for Nemonoxacin (Taigexyn(R)) 3TaiGen Biotechnology Signed Exclusive License Agreement with R-Pharm for Nemonoxacin (Taigexyn(R)) 4New Year's Resolution: Give Pets the Gift of Top-Notch Health Care 2
... Nov. 10, 2010 Celsion Corporation (Nasdaq: ... that is leveraging its heat sensitive liposomal platform to ... announced that it has changed  the date and time ... Veteran,s Day Holiday on November 11, 2010.  The SEC,s ...
... Biodesix Inc. announced today that the company has ... existing investors. The Series C round, which included 5 ... company,s first product VeriStrat®, a serum proteomic test that ... lung cancer (NSCLC). Existing shareholders of the company provided ...
... StemCellRegenMed, Inc. announces that a new stem cell gene ... month old child with Tay-Sachs disease on November 2, 2010. ... parents of Jewish heritage and in very rare cases families ... U.S.A. The children appear normal at birth but about six ...
Cached Biology Technology:Celsion Announces Date and Time Change for Third Quarter 2010 Financial Results Conference Call to Monday, November 15, 2010 2Biodesix Completes Series C Financing and Receives Grant 2Biodesix Completes Series C Financing and Receives Grant 3Tay-Sachs Disease Stem Cell Gene Enzyme Treatment 2
(Date:4/17/2014)... and pathogens that devastate honeybees in Europe, Asia and ... do not appear to be impacting native honeybee populations ... researchers., The invasive pests include including Nosema microsporidia ... honeybees appear to be resilient to these invasive pests, ... control pests in Europe, Asia and the United States ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... France have hit on a novel method to ... correct and most effective treatment possible., Kidney stones ... and developing world. If left untreated, apart from ... failure and other complications. In many patients treated ... a more effective pathological approach to diagnosis and ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... stark warning on the possible effects of gases such ... times that of carbon dioxide. Now a team of ... fully regenerable electron acceptors which helps explain why large ... being released to the atmosphere. However, there are worries ... into a vicious cycle to release large amounts of ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):East African honeybees are safe from invasive pests… for now 2East African honeybees are safe from invasive pests… for now 3Methane climate change risk suggested by proof of redox cycling of humic substances 2
... material -- in particular, dog fecal material -- may constitute ... wintertime air, says a new University of Colorado Boulder study. ... Midwestern cities in the experiment, two cities had significant quantities ... being the most likely source. "We found unexpectedly ...
... life-saving to have a warning sign before a structural system ... size, having a sign that,s easy to read is a challenge. ... University of Pennsylvania and Duke University bioengineers and chemists, such warning ... The study was conducted by professor Daniel Hammer ...
... Women and men experience pain, particularly chronic pain, ... pain also differs between women and men. While it ... analgesics are more effective in women than men, the ... Narcotic analgesics decrease pain by activating opioid receptors, which ...
Cached Biology News:New CU-Boulder study reveals bacteria from dog feces in outdoor air of urbanized air 2New CU-Boulder study reveals bacteria from dog feces in outdoor air of urbanized air 3Penn molecular scientists develop color-changing stress sensor 2Penn molecular scientists develop color-changing stress sensor 3SUNY Downstate researchers identify possible new targets for treating pain in women 2