November 1st: Abstracts due
November 4th- November 8th: Crowd discuss of abstracts on Facebook
November 15th: Submit revised abstracts
November 18th: Announcement of project ideas
November 18th- March 6th: Work on your Round 2 project
March 6th: Submission deadline for Round 2 project
March 16th- March 24th: Crowd discuss on Facebook
March 25th: Winners announced!
$4,000 1st Prize
$2,500 2nd Prize
$500 Crowd vote
$500 Critic Award
Share the Challenge
The following ideas won the previous round of the Innovate to Mitigate challenge:
- Using recycled tubing to focus sunlight and create biochar more efficiently
- Installing green roofs on the roofs of buses and cars
Go to innovatepilot.videohall.com to see their presentations!
Australian community pushing for solar thermal power
Port Augusta, Australia is working towards replacing their coal-fire power plant with a stand-alone solar thermal plant.
Six Foods has developed tortilla chips made out of crickets
This company has developed food made from insects that looks and tastes just like one of America's favorite snack foods.
New contract means wind-powered trains in the Netherlands
The Netherlands' largest train operator has signed a contract to power all of their trains off of wind energy by 2018.
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