US Department of Defense Combating Terrorism Technology Challenge
The US Department of Defense, Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO), the Israel Ministry of Defense, Defense Research and Development Directorate (MAFAT), and the MIT Enterprise Forum of Israel are pleased to announce CTTSC3, a unique contest to identify and support the startups, entrepreneurs, and innovators that are driving the next breakthroughs in technology for combating terrorism.
The contest is open to startups worldwide with technology that can help prevent terrorism, protect people, data, or infrastructure from terrorists, assist counter-terrorism and law-enforcement organizations, or facilitate recovery from terrorist attacks. (This year the contest also includes a separate special track for Urban Navigation technologies).
Deadline extended to March 16!
The 2018 Combating Terrorism Technology Challenge, sponsored by The US Department of Defense and Israel Ministry of Defense seeks Israeli innovations that can help against terrorism.
Two winners each receive $100,000 and two runners-up each receive $10,000. In addition, all entrants receive wide exposure to potential funders across the US Government.
I would be very grateful if you could share this with relevant researchers. Particular areas of interest include:
- Artificial intelligence
- Machine vision, Video analytics
- Drones & Counter-drones
- Human language understanding
- Big data
- Cyber, Biometrics
- Navigation technologies
- Chem/Bio/Explosives/Nuclear detection
- … or ANY OTHER TECHNOLOGY that could help against terrorism
I will be happy to answer any questions or provide further details: firstname.lastname@example.org