Division. "The number of Solvers working on this Challenge exceeded our expectations. TeamHuson's algorithm will lead to an enhancement in DTRA's current capability to diagnose and treatbio-threats in a shorter time-frame and support life-saving interventions.""The fact that three scientists from Germany and Singapore who were not known to the government,could access the InnoCentive platform and provide this breakthrough, once again proves the power of the InnoCentive approach," said Craig Jones, Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board for InnoCentive. "This successful challenge-prize experience shows what can happen when governmentand private industry work together to make our nation safer and more secure."DTRA has assigned a technical team to refine the winning solution and will publish a technical paper discussing the creation, execution and results of the Challenge.For more information on the competition visit http://www.dtra.mil or http://www.innocentive.com/dtra.
DTRA is a combat support agency of the U.S. Department of Defense, founded in 1998,headquartered at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Its mission is to safeguard the United States and her Alliesfrom Weapons of Mass Destruction (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear) and High-YieldExplosives by providing capabilities to reduce, eliminate and counter the threat, and mitigate itsconsequences. Visit us on the Web at http://www.dtra.mil.
InnoCentive is the global leader in crowdsourcing innovation problems to the world's smartest peoplewho compete to provide ideas and solutions to important business, social, policy, scientific, andtechnical challenges. For more than a decade, leading commercial, government, and nonprofitorganizations have partnered with InnoCentive to rapidly generate innovative new ideas and solvepressing problems. For more information, visit www.innocentive.com.
Ronald LovasDefense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA)(703) 767-5870 Amanda FountainSchwartz MSL on behalf of InnoCentiveinnocentive@schwartzmsl.com(781) 684-0770SOURCE InnoCentiveRELATED LINKShttp://www.innocentive.com
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