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NLM Show Off Your Apps: Innovative Uses of NLM Information

The NLM Show Off Your Apps: Innovative Uses of NLM Information Challenge is an initiative of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), of the National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This Challenge is open to individuals, teams of individuals, and organizations.

The purpose of this contest is to develop innovative software applications to further NLM’s mission of aiding the dissemination and exchange of scientific and other information pertinent to medicine and public health. Eligible software applications must make use of NLM’s vast collection of biomedical data including downloadable data sets, APIs (application programming interfaces), and/or software tools. All Submissions must be available for evaluation by August 31, 2011 at 11:59 PM ET for judging purposes.

The Challenge will have no more than five winning Entrants. Winning Entrants will also be honored at an NLM awards presentation in Bethesda, MD on November 2, 2011. The Prize will be authorized travel expenses for winning Entrants to attend the awards presentation not to exceed $2,500.

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