Nearly $500K Awarded to Tech to Protect Finalists

Tech to Protect Challenge from NIST PSCR

The largest prize challenge in NIST’s history reached its culmination last month as contestants of the Tech to Protect Challenge, a software development prize competition birthed by NIST’s Public Safety Communications Research division (PSCR) with partners the First Responder Network Authority and FirstNet by AT&T, earned nearly $500K in funding for exhibiting progress toward commercialization after gaining initial funding during the May Demonstration Round contest.

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