| Sectors: Water, Innovation
| Granting entity: MIT
| Deadline: 11 January
| Type of support: Prize
| Funding/benefits: 35,000 USD
| Applicants: Individuals, teams, early stage start-ups (including at least one student)
| Locations: Global
- 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.
- A 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.
- Teams are not eligible to participate in the Spring 2021 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).
- Innovations at all stages are welcome to apply; however, past winners of the prize have been able to demonstrate the potential to take their innovation to market within a reasonable time horizon (~5yrs).
Link to application.