Entering its fourth year, the NYC BigApps competition promotes government transparency and innovative new technologies by challenging mobile and web developers to create cool, free apps for New Yorkers using City data.
Innovate Health Tech NYC will provide a total of $50,000 in awards to NYC-based healthcare technology innovators to encourage the development of commercially viable technologies that solve urgent healthcare problems.
FInd out more about this new program designed to grow healthcare technology innovation and entrepreneurship in New York City, where 10 innovative pilot projects annually will be provided up to $100,000 each.
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today announced the launch of ConnectNYC, an innovative City-sponsored competition to encourage growing commercial and industrial businesses in New York City to apply for free fiber cable wiring and to ensure the City continues to establish itself as a leader in connectivity and innovation.
The volume, velocity, variety, and value of private sector, government, and individual data has expanded with a big bang, opening up a whole new universe of Big Data: datasets whose size are beyond the ability of typical databases to capture, store, manage, and analyze.