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Seeking innovations that leverage or advance ‘green chemistry’ to transform the system of materials and manufacturing to one that advances global economic growth, drives human prosperity and replenishes the planet’s resources.
Award: Most Innovative Title
Think Beyond Plastic is an innovation competition for disruptive solutions to the global plastic pollution crisis. Businesses with proven reductions to plastic pollution are invited to apply.
Award: $25,000 CAD
This challenge seeks to address two of the biggest opportunities to reduce GHG emissions in Canada's oil sands: higher value use of low grade heat and improved efficiency of steam generation.
An open competition to build a (much) smaller power inverter, with a $1,000,000 prize.
Award: 40,000 €
EIT ICT Labs calls students and early stage startups with the drive to establish a business to submit ideas that address the topics of Smart Energy Systems, Internet of Things, Cyber Security & Privacy or Urban Life & Mobility.
The 2014 Medline Innovation Challenge aims to find and reward institutions for innovations in the area of medical devices or healthcare-related solutions.
Techsurge Startup Challenge is the most ambitious entrepreneur prize and accelerator program.
From 20 May to 15 November 2014, innovators and developers from all around the world are invited to submit – free of charge - innovative IoT / M2M solutions that have the potential to become real marketable products in the categories of Industry 4.0, Mobility, Energy, Security, Healthcare, and Connected Home.
Swisscom and Ericsson are title sponsors of the IoT / M2M Innovation World Cup 2014/2015
Award: $200,000 in prizes
The WT Innovation World Cup is the worldwide leading innovation competition in the area of wearable technologies.
The goal of the Challenge is to increase student interest and knowledge in STEM subjects and mobile technology through an engaging and empowering learning experience.
The Boca Bearing Company is giving away over $10,000 in cash and prizes as part of their 2014 Boca Bearing Innovation Contest.
Award: £10 million
£10 million will be awarded to the team that can demonstrate in Scottish waters a commercially viable wave or tidal energy technology that achieves a minimum electrical output of 100GWh over a continuous 2 year period using only the power of the sea and is judged to be the best overall technology after consideration of cost, environmental sustainability and safety.
Inviting contestants from 33 countries to compete for cash prizes worth up to $85,000 USD.