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Submission + - Expect a flood of competitions as US tries to spur public inventions (networkworld.com)

coondoggie writes: "When it comes to stirring the brains of genius, a good competition can bring forward some really great ideas. That’s the driving notion behind myriad public competitions, or challenges as they are often labeled, that will take place in the near future sponsored by your US government. The competitions are increasing by design as part of the $45 billion America Competes Act renewed by Congress last year that gave every federal department and agency the authority to conduct prize competitions, according to the White House's Office of Science and Technology Policy."
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Expect a flood of competitions as US tries to spur public inventions

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