HeroX Launches Second Challenge to Source VR Technology for Future Mars Mission Research
HeroX, the leading platform and open marketplace for crowdsourced solutions, with Epic Games and Buendea, today launched a new crowdsourcing competition. The NASA MarsXR 2 Challenge is a follow-up to the original NASA MarsXR Challenge. It seeks contributions and storyboard concepts for a Virtual Reality testbed environment that replicates the experiences and situations astronauts may encounter on Mars.
Technology Innovation Institute Launches the TII Infrared Tracking Challenge to Usher in New Era of Autonomous Vehicles
Technology Innovation Institute (TII), a leading global scientific research center and applied research pillar of Abu Dhabi's Advanced Technology Research Council (ATRC), and HeroX, the leading platform and open marketplace for crowdsourced solutions, today launched the crowdsourcing competition, the TII Infrared Tracking Challenge. The Challenge seeks approaches for effectively tracking objects in low-light conditions, both in structured and unstructured environments.
HeroX Crowdsources with NASA to Breathe Better in Space
HeroX, the leading platform and open marketplace for crowdsourced solutions, today launched the crowdsourcing competition, the "NASA Particle Partition Challenge." The challenge seeks solutions on behalf of NASA.
The Bureau of Reclamation Crowdsources with HeroX to Find Solutions to Managing Aquatic Vegetation in Canals
HeroX, the leading platform and open marketplace for crowdsourced solutions, today launched the crowdsourcing competition "Veg Out Challenge" on behalf of the Bureau of Reclamation with support from the NASA Tournament Lab.
HeroX and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Launch "Better Call Trawl" Challenge
HeroX has launched its newest crowdsourcing challenge, Better Call Trawl, a challenge to better understand how effective current relocation trawling methods are at protecting sea turtles during offshore dredging operations. The competition invites data scientists and engineers, statisticians, and scientists to analyze the BOEM's data, evaluate the effectiveness of current sea turtle relocation trawling practices, and develop an analytical tool that can help improve future protection efforts. The challenge will award up to $40,000 in prizes for top solutions.
HeroX Partners with NIOSH to Combat Surge in Counterfeit N95 Respirators
HeroX, the leading platform and open marketplace for crowdsourced solutions, today launched the crowdsourcing competition "The NIOSH Counterfeit N95 Challenge" on behalf of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory (NPPTL). The Challenge seeks solutions that will assist vendors and purchasers in identifying counterfeit N95 filtering facepiece respirators (FFRs).
HeroX Crowdsources to Find Solutions to Support At-Risk Pregnant Women
HeroX, the leading platform and open marketplace for crowdsourced solutions, today launched the crowdsourcing competition "Connecting the Community for Maternal Health Challenge" on behalf of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The Challenge is part of the Implementing a Maternal health and PRegnancy Outcomes Vision for Everyone (IMPROVE) initiative, a research program led by NIH's Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) to reduce preventable causes of maternal deaths and improve the health for pregnant women before, during, and after delive
NASA Teams Up with Epic Games and HeroX to Source VR Technology for Future Mars Exploration
HeroX, the leading platform and open marketplace for crowdsourced solutions, with Epic Games and Buendea, today launched the crowdsourcing competition, NASA MarsXR Challenge. The Challenge seeks contributions to a Virtual Reality (XR) testbed environment that replicates the experiences and situations astronauts may encounter on Mars.
Winners Announced for Lunar Exploration with a Miniaturized Payload Prototype Challenge
HeroX, the leading platform and open marketplace for crowdsourced solutions, today announced the winners of the "Honey, I Shrunk the NASA Payload, the Sequel" Challenge. The Challenge sought designs for miniature payload prototypes that could be sent to the Moon to help fill gaps in lunar knowledge.
NOAA Fisheries and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Launches Crowdsourcing Challenge "Where's Whale-do?" to Track Endangered Beluga Whales
NOAA Fisheries and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) today announced that they have teamed up with DrivenData and HeroX, in collaboration with Wild Me and NASA, to launch the crowdsourcing competition, Where's Whale-do?, to help NOAA Fisheries researchers accurately identify endangered Cook Inlet beluga whales from photographic images. Participants are competing for a prize purse of $35,000.
Airbus to Explore Future of Travel Through Metaverse; Crowdsources with HeroX
Airbus, the pioneer of sustainable aerospace for a safe and united world, and HeroX, the leading platform and open marketplace for crowdsourced solutions, today launched the crowdsourcing competition "Metaverse and the Future of Flight." The challenge seeks innovative ways to use the metaverse to reimagine and elevate the traveler experience from departure to destination.
NIOSH Crowdsources with HeroX for Better-Fitting Protective Clothing for US Workers
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has teamed up with HeroX, a leading platform and open marketplace for crowdsourced solutions, to launch the crowdsourcing competition, "The NIOSH Protective Clothing Challenge—Leaving No Body Unprotected." The Challenge seeks solutions that consider the broad spectrum of U.S. workers in relation to factors that may influence fit such as body size and shape, gender, race, ethnicity, religious or cultural practices, or specific work tasks.
HeroX Crowdsources to Solve NASA's Trash-to-Gas Challenge
HeroX, the leading platform and open marketplace for crowdsourced solutions, today launched the crowdsourcing competition, Trash-to-Gas Challenge, on behalf of NASA. The Challenge seeks innovative ways to safely remove ash from trash-to-gas reactors that astronauts may use on long duration missions.
HeroX Launches Phase 2 of NASA's "Watts on the Moon" to Source Power Transmission and Energy Storage Solutions for Lunar Activities
HeroX, the leading platform and open marketplace for crowdsourced solutions, today launched the NASA's Watts on the Moon Phase 2 Challenge prize competition on behalf of NASA. In support of the agency's return to the Moon under Artemis, which will establish a long-term human presence at the Moon, NASA seeks innovative engineering approaches that will integrate power transmission and energy storage to support astronauts, hardware, and systems in the extremely challenging thermal and lighting conditions on the lunar surface.
New Crowdsourcing Challenge Provides Context for Exploring the Conditions Necessary for Life on Mars in the Past
DrivenData, in collaboration with HeroX, have announced their newest crowdsourcing competition on behalf of NASA: Mars Spectrometry, Detect Evidence for Past Habitability. The challenge, which offers a $30,000 prize purse, seeks innovative methods to automatically help analyze and interpret evolved gas analysis-mass spectrometry data related to Mars exploration. This data is from geological samples of scientific interest to better understand the planet's potential signs of past habitability.
HeroX to Crowdsource Jettison Launcher Concepts for Mars Trip
HeroX, the leading platform and open marketplace for crowdsourced solutions, today launched the crowdsourcing competition, "NASA Waste Jettison Mechanism Challenge". The Challenge seeks to find a safe and reliable launching system for the disposal of non-recyclable waste during a future two to three-year crewed mission to Mars.
DrivenData, HeroX Tap Innovators to Create Solution for Airport Configuration Predictions
DrivenData and HeroX today announced the crowdsourcing competition, "Runway Functions: Predict Reconfigurations at US Airports." The challenge seeks innovative methods for streamlining air travel, reducing delays, and providing advance notice of changes that may affect flights. The winning solution intends to assist flight operators, planners, and other decision makers in predicting airport configuration changes based on real-time air traffic and weather data. The challenge is open to teams and individuals associated with a U.S. university.
Autism Speaks Launches Crowdsourcing Competition with HeroX to Increase Accessibility to Employment Networking and Career Development for Autistic Job Seekers
Autism Speaks, the nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting solutions across the spectrum and throughout the lifespan for people with autism and their families, today launches the "Autism Employment Connector Challenge" with HeroX, the leading platform and open marketplace for crowdsourced solutions. The goal is to increase accessibility to employment networking and career development opportunities with a solution that supports autistic job seekers with navigating the employment search and application process while effectively communicating skills and abilities to prospective employers.
HeroX Crowdsources to Find Innovative Waste Management Solutions for Future Human Mars Missions
HeroX, a leading platform and open marketplace for crowdsourced solutions, today launched the crowdsourcing competition, "Waste to Base Materials Challenge: Sustainable Reprocessing in Space". Future human missions to Mars and the journey back to Earth are expected to take two to three years. During this time, significant amounts of waste will be generated. HeroX is seeking innovative approaches to repurpose, recycle, and reprocess the waste generated onboard to enable mission sustainability.
Driven Data, HeroX Launch Crowdsourcing Challenge to Improve Air Quality Data to Enhance Public Health Applications
DrivenData and HeroX today launched the NASA Air-athon to improve air quality estimates so people can make informed decisions about their exposure to pollutants.
Duquesne Light Company Seeks Public's Help in Designing New Holiday Symbol
Duquesne Light Company (DLC), an electric utility in the greater Pittsburgh region, and HeroX, the leading platform and open marketplace for crowdsourced solutions, today launched the "Reimagining the Duquesne Light Company Tree of Lights." The challenge seeks to design a new, iconic holiday light display to replace the company's celebrated "Tree of Lights" at Pittsburgh's Point State Park, which is being retired after more than 30 years. Starting in 2022, DLC plans to support a new tradition to be enjoyed by residents and visitors of the city of Pittsburgh for many holiday seasons to come.
Duquesne Light Company Crowdsources with HeroX to Ideate Solutions for Monitoring Pittsburgh Electrical Cables
Duquesne Light Company (DLC), the electric utility for the greater Pittsburgh region, and HeroX, the leading platform and open marketplace for crowdsourced solutions, today launched the crowdsourcing competition, "The Monitoring Electrical Cable Challenge." This effort will try to create a more reliable and safer underground electric network by finding methods for monitoring electrical cable health to allow for proactive maintenance and provide a safe environment for utility workers who maintain electrical power for today's connected society.
The Bureau of Reclamation Uses Crowdsourcing to Identify Innovative "Snowpack Estimation" Solutions, Offering $500k Prize Purse
The Bureau of Reclamation today announced its crowdsourcing competition, the "Snowcast Showdown", which is being implemented by DrivenData, Ensemble, and HeroX. The Challenge seeks innovative methods of estimating snow water equivalent (SWE), tasking competitors to provide spatially-distributed estimates of SWE over the western US during the 2022 winter season. Participants are competing for a prize purse of $500,000.
Singapore's National Water Agency Crowdsources with HeroX to Achieve Net Zero Carbon Emissions from Water System
HeroX, the leading platform and open marketplace for crowdsourced solutions, today launched the crowdsourcing competition, "The Carbon Zero Grand Challenge". The challenge seeks to incentivize innovative solutions that can help PUB, Singapore's National Water Agency, achieve net-zero emissions and scale to other water facilities around the globe.
USDA ARS Awards $100,000 to Three Winners of HeroX Challenge, Harvest for a Healthier Future
HeroX, the leading platform and open marketplace for crowdsourced solutions, today announced the winners of the crowdsourcing competition, ARSX 2021 Harvest for a Healthier Future, on behalf of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS). The annual competition was open to all ARS scientists, and sourced sustainable harvesting innovations to provide affordable access to safe and nutritious foods while reducing the greenhouse gases emitted from agricultural activities.
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Launches Phase 4a of MagQuest Challenge on HeroX to Advance NASA's Ability to Measure Earth's Magnetic Field
The WMM ultimately ensures the accuracy of navigation because it corrects for differences in magnetic forces at a user's location. The model is used by thousands of systems for mobile navigation apps and is critical for military and commercial uses around the world.
100%Open Partners with HeroX to Connect the Suits with the Sneakers
100%Open, the award-winning, London-based agency for open innovation, today announced its partnership with HeroX, the leading open innovation marketplace for crowdsourced solutions. The partnership allows 100%Open to tap into HeroX's crowd of innovators while giving the HeroX sponsor community access to 100%Open's toolkit and consulting services. Their collaboration will involve co-creating strategy, enhancing collaboration across disciplines, and designing optimised challenges to source solutions to pressing problems.
HeroX Launches ImpactCrowd to Help Nonprofits Tap the Power of the Crowd
Often, nonprofits do not have the budget for innovation and R&D. This is where the HeroX platform comes in: with the ability to tap into the power of the crowd, nonprofits can forge relationships across sectors, find novel solutions to persistent problems, and explore innovative, multi-disciplinary approaches to achieving their organization’s mission.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Turns to the Crowd for More Options in Supplemental Oxygen Technology
HeroX, the social network for innovation and the world's leading platform for crowdsourced solutions, today launched the crowdsourcing competition the "Air You Wear Challenge" on behalf of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The Challenge seeks to develop more portable, easy-to-use options for outpatients on supplemental oxygen.
DrivenData and HeroX Announce Winners of NIST's Synthetic Data Challenge
DrivenData, the host of data science competitions that advance solutions for social good, and HeroX, the social network for innovation and the world's leading platform for crowdsourced solutions, today announced the winners of the third and final sprint of the Algorithm Contest of the Differential Privacy Temporal Map Challenge, which was sponsored by the Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) Division of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
Brightidea and HeroX Partner to Expand Open Innovation
Helping Brightidea customers open up their innovation programs to contributors outside of their organizations while simultaneously adding more projects and opportunities for problem-solvers and innovators in the HeroX crowd.
Qmarkets and HeroX Join Forces to Deliver Comprehensive Open Innovation Solution
Qmarkets, the award-winning supplier of innovation management software, has today announced its partnership with HeroX, the world's leading platform for crowdsourced idea competitions. This partnership gives users of Qmarkets' Q-open solution the ability to tap into a global community of solvers, while allowing HeroX customers to benefit from Qmarkets' cutting-edge idea evaluation, incubation, and implementation feat
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Seeks Enhancements in Predicting Overhead Geopose
$50K Prize Purse for Solutions to Advance Computer Vision for Time-sensitive Mapping. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU/APL), and NASA today announced their crowdsourcing competition, the "Overhead Geopose Challenge", which is being implemented by DrivenData, and HeroX. The Challenge seeks solutions that make overhead images more useful for time-sensitive applications like security and disaster response. Participants are competing for a prize purse of $50,000.
NASA Crowdsources with Shoshin Works and HeroX to Future-scape Aviation
Shoshin Works, global leaders in ecosystem operations, and HeroX, the social network for innovation and the world's leading platform for crowdsourced solutions, today launched the crowdsourcing competition "Future-Scaping our Skies" on behalf of NASA's Convergent Aeronautics Solutions. With this crowdsourced think tank effort, NASA seeks to better anticipate the many forces of change that will shape our society and aviation in the 20-30 years.
Bureau of Reclamation Partners with US Army Corps of Engineers and HeroX to Crowdsource Portable Devices for Field Assessment of Composite Structures
Reclamation, NASA & US US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to Award $380,000 for Innovative Solutions That Help Move Water Infrastructure into the 21st Century
Bureau of Reclamation Partners with NASA Tournament Lab and HeroX to Crowdsource Innovative Solution to Limit Water Loss
Problem Solvers Needed for Effective, Durable, and Low-Maintenance Solution to Sustain Canals that Serve 30M Customers and 10M Acres of Farmland
2020 Catalyzed Crowdsourcing and HeroX is Poised to Take Crowdsourcing Mainstream in 2021
HeroX Closes Out 2020 with Milestone Accomplishments, hosted the Wildly Successful Crowdsourcing Campaign with NASA's Lunar Loo Challenge, and Grown its Partner Network Across the Globe
NOAA Launches Crowdsourcing Competition for Better Forecasting of Magnetic Field with DrivenData and HeroX
$30K in Prizes for Improvements of Current Models to Provide Advance Warning of Geomagnetic Storms and Reduce Errors in Navigation Systems
NASA Crowdsources with HeroX to Find Solutions for Unloading Lunar Goods
In Preparation for a Sustained Presence on the Moon, NASA Seeks Novel Ways to Unload Lunar Payloads, Top Ideas to Share $25K Prize Purse
HeroX Helps NASA Advance Lunar Exploration with a Miniaturized Payload Prototype Challenge
Crowdsourcing Competition Enters Second Phase with NASA Seeking Prototype Payloads, Offering $800K in Total Development Funds & Prizes
NASA and HeroX Seek Innovative Energy Solutions to Power Lunar Activities
Up to $5M in Prizes to Support Sustained Presence on the Moon
HeroX Launches $500K Prize Challenge on Behalf of the National Institutes of Health to Improve Gender Diversity...
Prize-winning content to inform development of a toolkit to share solutions with additional colleges and universities.
Jack Brooks Foundation and HeroX Launch Campaign to Help America Vote
Crowdsourced Solutions to Increase Voter Participation in the U.S.
USDA and HeroX Launch Challenge to Protect the Natural Flavor of Catfish
Winning Solutions will Share a $60,000 Prize Purse
HeroX and Versatile PhD Form Dynamic Partnership to Solve Global Problems
The HeroX crowd just got a little smarter. HeroX and VPhD together, brings the expertise of over 100,000 PhDs to grand challenges. Organizations tap into talent and innovative solutions outside normal hiring mechanisms, and participating PhDs go beyond academia, applying their expertise to real-world problems.
McGill University, Montreal General Hospital Foundation and HeroX Crowdsource to Develop Affordable Ventilator and Save
Second Phase of the Code Life Ventilator Challenge
Bureau of Reclamation Partners with HeroX and NASA Tournament Lab to Crowdsource Innovative Sediment Removal Solutions..
Seeks Problem Solvers to Sustain Reservoirs that Power 3.5M Homes and Serves 31M in Consumption and 10M Acres in Irrigation
NASA and HeroX Launch Lunar Loo Challenge to Find Way for Astronauts to Poop on the Moon
One Small Step for Man/Woman, One Lunar Poop for Humanity: NASA Seeks Innovative Lunar Toilet
HeroX and BurstIQ Partner to Provide Data-Driven Crowd Intelligence Solutions to Solve the World's Toughest Problems...
Fueled by the need for COVID-19 solutions, this partnership expands access to collaboration and data-sharing services between the companies' global communities
HeroX Helps NASA Advance Moon Exploration with Miniaturized Payload Design Competition
NASA Crowdsources Mini Payload Concepts for Small Rovers to Gather Critical Info on Lunar Resources
HeroX Launches Resource Hub to Accelerate Crowdsourced Solutions for COVID-19
Connecting Everyone, Everywhere to Participate in COVID-19 Projects
Inocrowd partners with HeroX and strengthens its international market presence
Inocrowd partners with HeroX platform and strengthens its presence in the international market With this partnership Inocrowd reaches more than 1,000,000 Solvers, becoming the largest open innovation platform in Europe
Ideanco and HeroX sign a Global Crowdsourcing Collaboration focusing on Significant Challenges
Two of the world’s leading crowdsourcing experts, Ideanco and HeroX, have joined forces to solve prominent challenges affecting humanity.
Financial Gravity Companies, Inc. & HeroX Partner To Launch The Tax Operating System® Challenge
Financial Gravity Tax, Inc., a subsidiary of Financial Gravity Companies, Inc. (OTCQB: FGCO), is proud to work with HeroX to launch the Tax Operating System® challenge.
XPRIZE Announces HeroX Spin-Off
New Incentive Prize Platform Leverages Crowdsourcing and Competition Trends to Transform Business and Social Innovation