The Geothermal Lithium Extraction prize

The Geothermal Lithium Extraction prize Deadline: 2021-09-02
Award: 2,000 000 USD
Open to: Anyone currently affiliated with a U.S. academic institution, domestic small businesses, and university incubators.*

The American-Made Geothermal Lithium Extraction Prize is designed to increase market viability for direct lithium extraction (DLE) from geothermal brines with innovations that lower costs and lessen environmental impact.

The Geothermal Lithium Extraction Prize consists of three phases that will fast-track efforts to identify, develop, and test disruptive solutions to improve the profitability of DLE from geothermal brines. Each stage will include a contest period when participants work to rapidly advance their solutions.

Phase 1: Idea & Concept deadline September 2nd, 2021
Phase 2: Design & Invent deadline February, 2021
Phase 3:Fabricate & Test deadline April 1st, 2023

Different Dates of submissions for Each Phase.
Need to complete all 3 phases to win the grand prize

* Details may apply. See contest website to confirm eligibility.

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