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Re: My Air, My Health Challenge announced at Health Datapalooza today

From: Michel Dumontier <michel.dumontier@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 6 Jun 2012 11:00:36 -0400
Message-ID: <CALcEXf5iEhaz8kBEF-bNFzNdzUnJ_AG9Z8g=+t+9yKrZqH_zYQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Bernadette Hyland <bhyland@3roundstones.com>
Cc: HCLS <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>, W3C public GLD WG WG <public-gld-wg@w3.org>
Very cool!
 I'll put this item for discussion on next week's Life Sciences forum call
(Tuesday 11am EDT).

Best,

m.

On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 10:42 AM, Bernadette Hyland <bhyland@3roundstones.com
> wrote:

> Hi,
> Drs. Glenn Paulson (EPA Science Advisor) and Linda Birnbaum (NIEHS, NIH,
> National Toxicology Program)  announced this multidisciplinary challenge
> this morning.  A prize of $15k goes to each of the 4 finalists.  Winners
> will receive $100k.
>
> "A multidisciplinary call to innovators to create a personal, portable,
> near-real-time, location-specific system to monitor and report air
> pollutants and potentially related physiological parameters."
>
> See http://challenge.gov/HHS/372-my-air-my-health-challenge
>
> On behalf of the Government Linked Data working group, we'd welcome the
> opportunity to discuss this at a future HCLS telecon (and vice versa) and
> see if we can't team some smart scientists with innovative developers who
> can leverage 5 star Linked Data to meet this challenge.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Bernadette Hyland, co-chair
> W3C Government Linked Data Working Group
> Charter: http://www.w3.org/2011/gld/
>
>
>


-- 
Michel Dumontier
Associate Professor of Bioinformatics, Carleton University
Chair, W3C Semantic Web for Health Care and the Life Sciences Interest Group
http://dumontierlab.com
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