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XPRIZE Announces Winners

XPRIZE, which designs and operates incentive competitions to solve humanity’s grand challenges, has announced the winners of the $7M Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE, a global competition to advance ocean technologies for rapid, unmanned and high-resolution ocean exploration and discovery. The grand prize winner, receiving a total of $4 million, was GEBCO-NF Alumni, an international team based in the United States, while KUROSHIO, from Japan, claimed $1

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XPRIZE Invites Innovators to Design New Series of Competitions

The XPRIZE Foundation announced an open call to innovators around the world to help it design future XPRIZEs in five key areas: off-grid energy for the developing world, saving coral reefs, disaster prediction, lifting farmers out of poverty and feeding the next billion. For the first time, XPRIZE will use the HeroX crowdsourcing platform to source hundreds of XPRIZE designs,

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Florida Manatee Bowl Winners Will Go on to National Ocean Science Bowl

The Florida Manatee Bowl will be held this Friday and Saturday, February 17 and 18, at FAU Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute (HBOI). Teams of local high school students will gather in Fort Pierce, Florida, for the annual regional competition that tests teams through quick-answer buzzer questions. The winners earn a spot in the National Ocean Science Bowl (NOSB). HBOI co-hosts

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