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US Spurs Plethora of Problem Solving Prizes

December 22nd, 2010 12:17 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

coondoggie writes “Got a complicated problem? Hold a prize competition to solve it. That’s the basic idea behind the America Competes Act, renewed by Congress this week. According to the White House’s Office of Science and Technology, the Competes Act gives every department and agency the authority to conduct prize competitions. Prizes and challenges have an excellent track record of accelerating problem-solving by tapping America’s top talent and best expertise.”

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