NineSigma Innovation Bulletin

Weekly Update - December 12, 2014


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December 12, 2014

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Mind Matters Challenge

Sponsored by NCAA & U.S. Department of Defense

The NCAA and the U.S. Department of Defense are sponsoring this landmark initiative to enhance the safety of student-athletes and service members. The broader $30 million NCAA-DOD Grand Alliance also includes the most comprehensive study of concussion and head impact exposure ever conducted.

To learn more, please visit the challenge site. Deadline for responses is January 29th, 2014

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Experts in Residual DNA Reduction and Virus Purification
A Global Client is seeking Subject Matter Experts to participate in a range of consulting opportunities related to the processing and purification of engineered viral products from host cell DNA. Deadline for responses is Tuesdsay, December 23, 2014.
Innovative Noise-Absorbing Material
A leading railway company seeks proposals for an innovative noise-absorbing material that allows for the reduction of noise around railroad tracks through installation on noise barriers placed alongside tracks. Deadline for responses is Friday, December 19, 2014.
More Opportunities: Experts Needed , New Requests , Requests Closing Soon , Open Requests

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Experts Needed

Experts in Additive Manufacturing of Metal Parts
Seeking Subject Matter Experts with insights into metal 3D printing technologies and the long-term impacts of additive manufacturing on mass production industries. Application deadline is Thursday, January 15, 2015.

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Experts in Materials for Mass Reduction
Seeking Subject Matter Experts in the use of Carbon Fiber, Aluminum and Magnesium in cross-industrial mass reduction efforts. Application deadline is Thursday, January 15, 2015.

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Experts in Nanostructured Materials and Metals
Seeking Subject Matter Experts in nanostructured steel or other nanostructured materials for high strength, lightweight material applications. Application deadline is Thursday, January 15, 2015.

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Experts in Processes for Manufacturing, Forming and Joining Lightweight Components
Seeking Subject Matter Experts in technologies to replace traditional stamping and welding processes in the manufacture of automotive components. Application deadline is Thursday, January 15, 2015.

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Open Innovation Requests

New Requests

Controlled Activation of Oxygen Scavengers in Plastic Sheets

Development Partner for Technology for the Intuitive Presenting of Information

Experts in Residual DNA Reduction and Virus Purification

High Precision Measurement of Train Moving Distance

High-Performance High-Durability Thermal Insulation Coating

Improving Elastomeric Adhesion Under High Thermomechanical Stress

Plate Type Concentrator with High Light Guiding Efficiency

Preventing Adhesion of Fine, Wet Particles

Removal of Dissolved Sodium from Aqueous Solutions

Seeking Ways to Stabilize Carbonated Fruit Juice Beverages

Unique Approach for Size Reduction of Organic Materials for Downstream Processing

Requests Closing in 1 Week

Alternative Torque Transmission Technologies

Non-Destructive Thickness Measurement of Thin Metal Deposition Layers

Open Requests

Accurately Determining Focal Point Deviations of Complex Optical Systems

Amorphous Formulation of Pesticide Activity Ingredients

Durable Conductive Material with Excellent Processability

Extending The Lifecycle of Pole and Cable Structures for Low-voltage Electricity Distribution

Eye Drop Container that Can Accurately Control the Volume

Innovative New Preservative

Innovative Noise-Absorbing Material

Low Dispersion Emergency Signal Lights

Materials with High Specific Stiffness and High Thermal Stability

NCAA Grand Challenge

New Anti-Obesity Drug Discovery

Next-generation Getter Technology for Vacuum Insulated Panels

Searching for Diseases Adaptable to Calcium-Sensing Receptor Antagonists

Snow Accretion Prevention Coating Agent

Technology for Enabling Copper Fine Particles Hard To Be Oxidized

Treatment of High Concentrate Wastewater Streams


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