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By Zenia Tata, Executive Director, Global Expansion, XPRIZE On World Water Day, we are served a powerful reminder that water
Anousheh Ansari is the first female private space explorer and first space ambassador, earning a place in history as the fourth private explorer to visit space and the first astronaut of Iranian descent.
In the past five years, we have committed $33 billion in taxpayer dollars to digitize our nation's health care data. The need was unquestionable, and the potential gains are tremendous. However, the system that has emerged has essentially replicated the acute care-focused health system that has been failing us for decades.
DMI (Cambridge, MA) Final Frontier Medical Devices (Paoli, PA) Jon Sung is a contributing writer for XPRIZE and copywriting
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The teams competing in the two Nokia Sensing XCHALLENGE competitions are helping us take the first steps towards that reality
The declining costs of hardware components, the ubiquity of smartphones and the need for consumers to cut their medical costs
Coming out of the 3D printing trend, Bre Petis launched MakerBot, a line of affordable desktop 3D printers, out of a hackerspace
Elaborate competitions to build the best robot or design cages to protect falling eggs have been a rite of passage for generations
Access to venture capital may have been a problem as recently as a decade ago, but is no longer an inhibitor. The cost of
This material published courtesy of Singularity University. While research entrepreneurship, I realized there was a serious
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Case in point: In 2007 we launched the largest incentivized competition to date - the $30 million Google Lunar XPRIZE. The
On the other hand, look at what the technology industry--and Google--have brought us. We now have an ocean of knowledge freely
There is a very real opportunity with our ocean to build these industries. Because they remain unexplored, there is tremendous
Five $120,000 Distinguished Award winners also demonstrated game-changing technology. Alphabetically, they are: By Henry
These advances in health sensing, available any time and anywhere, are game changing. A continuous stream of personalized
It sometimes seems that the world is speeding up, and it's often hard to remember how quickly things are changing in our everyday lives.
After three years, Peter Thiel's experiment is beginning to prove that there are no shortcuts to success. But it is certain