Final Report

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The authors and the Berkman Center for Internet & Society would like to thank the following individuals for their invaluable contributions to the research effort. Their helpful inputs were integral to the development of this white paper:

Aman Bhandari (HHS), Georgina Campbell (MIT), Jason Crusan (NASA), Christopher Grewe (US Treasury), Jackie Haven (USDA), Jean Lupinacci (EPA), Andrew Petro (NASA), Gretchen Crosby Sims (Joyce Foundation), Abdul R Shaikh (NCI), and Josh Wyner (Aspen Institute).

In addition, we are grateful for the thoughtful guidance of our partners at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, most notably:

Robynn Sturm Steffen, Advisor to the Deputy Director in Open Innovation and Cristin Dorgelo, Assistant Director for Grand Challenges.

In the course of our research, a number of prizes were reviewed, including, but not limited to:

Apps for Healthy Kids, Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, Battle of the Buildings, Community Health Data Initiative, Health 2.0, MIT Clean Energy Prize, NASA Centennial Challenges, NASA Tournament Lab, Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE, and the SME Finance Challenge