And the winner is...

This McKinsey report builds on current prize research and twelve specific case studies to draw lessons about implementing prizes in philanthropic and government contexts.

Center of Excellence for Collaborative Innovation

A NASA-led organization intended to support federal agencies' use of prize competitions, and to promote collaboration and innovation across agencies. is a government-operated platform where agencies post challenges and the public posts solutions.

Guidance on the Use of Challenges and Prizes to Promote Open Government

A policy recommendation from the Office of Management and Budget to encourage agenies to use prizes and guide their adoption.

Identifying Steps Forward in Use of Prizes to Spur Innovation

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy released this report on federal agencies' use of competitions and prizes to promote innovation. The report describes more than 150 prize competitions across 40 federal agencies.

Innovation Tournaments

Christian Terwiesch and Karl Ulrich decribe a framework and a set of principles for fostering innovation, centered on carefully designed "innovation tournaments."

Open Government Directive

At President Obama's request, the Office of Management and Budget issued this directive to promote transparency, participation, and collaboration across the federal government. This directive lays out the conceptual framework underlying the government's use of prizes and competitions.

The Open Innovation Marketplace

Innocentive founder Alph Bingham and CEO Dwayne Spradlin describe how businesses can leverage prize challenges to promote innovation.