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NFL, GE & Under Armour collaborate with U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) on Head Health Challenge III

 

NEW YORK (January 29, 2015) – The NFL, GE (NYSE:GE) and Under Armour (NYSE:UA), today announced that they have joined with the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to launch Head Health Challenge III, an open innovation competition to advance materials that better absorb or dissipate energy. These new materials could improve the performance of protective equipment for athletes, military personnel and those in dangerous occupations.

http://www.nist.gov/mml/20150129_head_health.cfm

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