Updated Jan 03, 2019CLOSED

MIT Water Innovation Prize

Offered by MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

The MIT Water Innovation Prize is a startup competition focused on water innovation that awards up to $30K in innovation grants annually to student-led teams from across the country and internationally.Translate your research or idea into a business, get access to mentors and resources, and build your network of industry professionals and like-minded entrepreneurs. We welcome all approaches to water innovation, from policy and data analytics to engineering and product design.
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CLOSEDJan 15, 2019Deadline
Up to $30,000Amount

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented in:
RegionLow and Middle Income Countries
Focus AreasWater Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
The entry must involve a technology, product, service, or process aimed at solving a problem related to the world’s water challenges. The water space has numerous opportunities and challenges to solve related to policy, technology, data sensing, analytics, implementation, financing, end-to-end solutions, etc. We encourage diverse and creative submissions.

Teams are not eligible to participate in the Spring 2019 MIT Water Innovation Prize if they have secured combined funding, grants, prize money, or revenue greater than $100k (exclusive of funding explicitly awarded for research, technology, or product development).

Other Requirements

Management TeamA team must be comprised of at least one student who is fully enrolled at any college or university, and it must be a student who presents the pitch.REQUIRED

Application Directions

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