“To test the viability of the 401 Tech Bridge, the Office of Naval Research (ONR) and NUWC Division Newport collaborated to source Navy problems out to industry to solve Naval Sea Systems Command’s (NAVSEA) first-ever Prize Challenge. Three problems were posted to Challenge.gov and at Innovate Newport on Dec. 16. Goetz Composites of Bristol, Response Technologies of West Warwick, both in Rhode Island, and Spencer Composites of Sacramento, California were announced as the selected winners.”

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