Ghana’s Jubilee Competition Platform Gets Underway. ( - The Republic of Ghana is a country in West Africa with a population of approximately 27 million.
The Republic of Ghana is a country in West Africa with a population of approximately 27 million. Rich in natural resources, those reserves have historically been the backbone of the Ghana’s economy. However, there is an economic plan in place known as Ghana Vision 2020. – skild
Rich in natural resources, those reserves have historically been the backbone of the Ghana’s economy.
However, there is an economic plan in place known as Ghana Vision 2020. Citi Launches Tech for Integrity Innovation Contest.
Citi, the international banking organization, has launched the Citi Tech for Integrity Challenge (T4I). The innovation contest looks to encourage inventors and innovators worldwide to develop advanced solutions that will promote integrity, accountability, and transparency in public sector entities. Something that both the organizers and the entities themselves agree is lacking. – skild
Rockefeller Foundation Cassava Online Contest Software Focuses on a Critical Crop.
Launched in partnership with Dalberg and the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), the competition is addressing loss and spoilage related to this vital food source by encouraging the development of creative, scalable solutions to this problem. – skild
Skild Contest Management for 76West Clean Energy Competition Announces Winners. Gavi INFUSE Innovation Contest Seeks Better Ways to Immunize the World’s Children.
Did you know that global immunization coverage for children, which had been making steady progress for decades, has now been stalled at approximately 80 percent for several years? Sadly, children who could and should receive life-saving vaccines are not getting them. – skild
Ericsson Innovation Competition Ponders the Future of Food. Walgreens Expressions Challenge Relies on Skild Contest Platform. ( - As a company whose goal is to help people get healthy, stay healthy, and live well, it’s not surprising that Walgreens would coordinate a challenge around teen health, and we’re honored that they have chosen to use the Skild contest platform.
A group called the Walgreens Community Task Force noticed the rising incidence of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including HIV and AIDS, among 14 to 18 year olds and thought the people best able to talk about this serious topic was students themselves. Air Force Prize Innovation Contest Entices Entrants with $2 Million. MIA Game Jam Hackathon Innovation Competition Where You Create the Best New Game.
Miami Dade College wants to know if you’ve got game. Its MIA Game Jam hackathon, October 22–23, is looking for teams who think they can create a small video game, from concept to a working product, within 24 hours. Participants will be given a theme, but are allowed to bring that concept to life any way they like. – skild
AARP Sponsors Innovation Contest to Help Strengthen Social Security. Verizon App Challenge is Not a Hackathon but an Innovation Contest for Middle and High School Students.
The Verizon Innovative Learning App Challenge allows middle and high school students to design real mobile apps with no coding required. Not only do participants have a chance to win prizes, the innovation contest promotes teamwork, creative problem solving, and entrepreneurship skills. Unlike a hackathon, there will be weeks to complete the challenge. – skild
Winners Named in 2016 Community College Innovation Competition. The Community College Innovation Challenge (CCIC) is an innovation competition presented by the National Science Foundation (NSF) in partnership with the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC).
The Community College Innovation Challenge (CCIC) is an innovation competition presented by the National Science Foundation (NSF) in partnership with the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). Understanding that the education of future scientists is an important part of scientific progress, the NSF has made it a point of emphasis to encourage the incorporation of research into the traditional teaching approach of community colleges. – skild
Understanding that the education of future scientists is an important part of scientific progress, the NSF has made it a point of emphasis to encourage the incorporation of research into the traditional teaching approach of community colleges.
Community colleges play a critical role in developing America’s technical workforce, especially those often underrepresented in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and careers. Online Contest Management Will Make Health Solutions a Reality. Who do you think will win?
If you had the skills to create something that could make an impact in the medical world, would you? The AMA Healthier Nation Innovation Challenge has been looking for bright minded medical students, residents, and physicians to help shape the world of medicine and as of May 31st, the top 5 finalists were chosen through the online contest software. – skild
If you had the skills to create something that could make an impact in the medical world, would you?
The AMA Healthier Nation Innovation Challenge has been looking for bright minded medical students, residents, and physicians to help shape the world of medicine and as of May 31st, the top 5 finalists were chosen through the online contest software. After the judges picked from over 117 outstanding entries, they chose these 5 finalists: Blindness Prevention in the Palm of Your HandSimX: Augmented Reality Medical SimulationTwiage: Accelerating Life-Saving CareLight Line CatheterWeb-based Test Technology to Detect and Diagnose Eye Disease For more information on each of the finalists and their projects, check them out here.
Now that those 5 finalists have been chosen, their next step is to present their proposals at the AMA Healthier Nation Innovation Challenge event on June 11th. Much-deserved grants Changing the world of medicine one challenge at a time. Vote for Your Favorite Paradigm Innovation Competition Entry. The Children’s Prize Innovation Competition Looks Back at Previous Year. Bring down the child mortality rate Children are the leaders of the future, and making sure they can survive long enough to make it to adulthood is a responsibility we must take on.
Everyday children don’t make it to the age of 5 for purposes that are preventable. On average, 16,000 children die a day! Study Behind KaBOOM! Contest Platform to Make Cities More Playable. ( ) - Kids need imagination and an active life.
Kids need imagination and an active life. Without it, their development is limited. Many studies have shown that it is crucial for kids to have more active play in their life because children really need that stimulation to help build a creative mind. – skild
Without it, their development is limited.
Many studies have shown that it is crucial for kids to have more active play in their life because children really need that stimulation to help build a creative mind. Skild Recognizes Makers Against Drought’s Contest Management. Hackathons Build young Minds for the Future. CleanSlate’s Smartphone Sanitizer and Winner of 43North Competition Platform.
The World’s largest business idea competition platform, 43North, awarded $5 million in cash awards to what they found as the best startup and entrepreneurs from around the world. One of the finalists and winners, CleanSlate, is making headway with their creation all thanks to the competition management software that made this competition possible. – skild
3 Tips on Organizing Your Own Hackathon. RentBillow – RuleBreaker Awards Contest Platform Winner Changes Lives.
The path less traveled Earlier this year, over 15 entrepreneurs won over $6,000 in prizes for the 2015 Rule Breaker Awards. Through the contest management Skild had provided, the competition and judging process was made a success. – skild
43North Finals Prove Startup Contests are Not Just for Hackathons. CappSCI uses Skild Competition Software to Protect Coral Reef.
There are tens of thousands of different marine species that inhabit these diverse ecosystems of coral reefs and we need them to stick around. Unfortunately, these amazing systems are taking a dive for the worse because coral reefs are being threatened by human factors such as pollution and global warming. CappSci is well aware of the problem that we are all going to face if this continues. – skild
A simple innovation contest can spark a new interest in your product. Innovation competitions are the life-blood of any company or product.
In the world advancing technology, innovation is the food that feeds the monster. And as it turns out, competition is what makes that food taste better. Innovation competitions are the life-blood of any company or product that plans to be relevant in the future. – skild
Competition Management: The backbone of successful marketing campaigns. One way to help a charity is by running a successful business competition. The wonderful thing about today’s accessibility to online technology is that it has opened an endless world of possibilities.
Not only has it enabled businesses to reach far beyond its own brick and mortar storefronts, but also it has brought a world of artists together from around the globe. Charities have also gotten in on the advantages of online business competitions and have utilized both business and the arts to further its causes. Currently, famed country singer Clint Black and his management company, The Collective, are working with the Chideo Charity Network to raise money for Rettsyndrome.org.
Rett Syndrome is a unique postnatal neurological disorder that is first recognized in infancy and seen almost always in girls, but rarely seen in boys. Having a functional contest application will help organize your event.
If you want to run a successful, honest competition, there needs to be three things: Honesty, transparency and organization. – skild
Creative contest ideas are the best way to engage your customer base. Competition platforms may be the best way to make your customer stick with you. Idea contests: Agencies are now turning to user-generated content. Online Contest Platform Makes User-Generated Contests More Manageable. Dynamic Contest Software and Other Tips for Successful Online Contests.
Luciuscambell: Staging a Business Contest: Avoiding Pitfalls with the Help of Experts.
Indeed, social media and other Internet-based platforms have become very effective yet inexpensive venues for promoting events, like the 43North contest. – skild
Luciuscambell: Managing Social Media Contests Through a Reliable Contest Platform.
A reliable competition platform, like that offered by Skild, Inc., addresses this concern by automatically collating and monitoring such feedback, with little to no manual effort from the contest organizers. – skild
Skild, Inc.: Good Online Contest Management is Essential to Avoiding Legal Troubles. When Online Contest Videos Encourage You to “Roll Camera, Action!”
The proliferation of social media platforms over the past 12 years has opened more opportunities for people to express their creativity. The activation of YouTube in early 2005 also brought about chances for marketing gurus to get more of the good word out there. – skild
Eureka! How to Come Up with New and Creative Online Contest Ideas. Inspiring Innovative Healthcare Concepts through an Online Contest.
Thankfully, with the rise of the Internet and its favorite platform, social media, organizations and business enterprises involved in the healthcare industry will never run out of ideas. – skild
How Online Contests Can Help Establish a Brand and Widen its Market.
The business can instantly post company news, announcements, photos, articles, and other company or product updates on their Facebook and Twitter pages, and consumers can then comment on them, immediately send complaints or feedback, and engage in direct conversation. – skild
Online Contest Ideas: A Part of Every Company’s Marketing Arsenal.
Social media in particular has become such a vital marketing and advertising tool for businesses. Not only does it allow for engaging and creative content, it also paves the way for a direct and clear communication process. Furthermore, it presents more opportunities for the company to take advantage of other marketing schemes such as coming up with viral videos, campaign ads, and fresh contest ideas for the online community. – skild
Online Contests Made Easy with Social Media Sites and Contest Software.
That being said, social media contests have their own unique benefits. For example, a crowd-sourced contest encourages an audience to share their own experiences with a product or give creative suggestions on solving a problem, thus fostering a deeper engagement between businesses and consumers. – skild