The challenge model of innovation became popular in recent years due to its perceived effectiveness in spurring innovation. The challenges are usually open to all, in the hopes that the challenge program itself will generate increased interest in the problem area from a variety of potential innovators.
It is a competition designed to help city leaders think big, be bold and uncover inventive – and, ultimately shareable – ideas that tackle today’s toughest problems.
We are Members of the U.S. House of Representatives hosting district-wide Congressional App Challenges for middle school and high school students, encouraging them to learn to code and inspiring them to pursue careers in computer science.
Flying High is a collaborative engagement with cities, technologists and researchers, regulators, government, public services and citizens to shape the future of urban drone use in the UK to meet local needs.
In many innovation settings, ideas are generated over time and managers face a decision about if and how to provide in-process feedback to the idea generators a
The Google.org Impact Challenge Bay Area is an open invitation to organizations across the Bay Area to submit their ideas to address some of the most challenging societal issues facing our community today. The 5 boldest and brightest ideas will be selected to receive $1 million in funding and support from Google.
to surface practical and cost-effective solutions on ‘privacy by design’ features that can be embedded into digital identification systems and empowering users with their data.
As part of a wide-ranging effort to upgrade the subway system’s capacity and reliability, all the winning ideas will be thoroughly vetted and further developed as quickly as possible with future procurements subject to any required MTA Board approval.
Contests have a long history of driving innovation, and web-based information technology has opened up new possibilities for managing tournaments. One such poss