Ocean Plastic Innovation Challenge – National Geographic Society

first_img Similar Stories +1 Ocean Plastic Innovation Challenge – National Geographic Society ← Author of Tomorrow Contest Pocket Reddit The Royal Horticultural Society Photographic Competition Share 0 Tweet Deadline: 11 June 2019Open to: scientist and academic problem solvers from around the globeАward: compete for a share of USD1.5 million in awards and investmentDescriptionThe Ocean Plastic Innovation Challenge, a key component of National Geographic and Sky Ocean Ventures’ partnership to reduce plastic waste, asks problem solvers from around the globe to develop novel solutions to tackle the world’s plastic waste crisis.More than 9 million tons of plastic waste ends up in our oceans each year, and without interventions, this number is expected to almost double to 17 million tons per year by 2025. The Ocean Plastic Innovation Challenge will focus on three strategic ways to address this growing crisis: designing alternatives to single-use plastic, identifying opportunities for industries to address plastic waste throughout supply chains, and effectively communicating the need for action through data visualization.The challenge is a one-year competition composed of three complementary tracks that will run simultaneously—Design, Circular Economy, and Data Visualization.EligibilityThe challenge is a one-year competition composed of three complementary tracks that will run simultaneously—Design, Circular Economy, and Data Visualization.AwardTeams will compete for aggregate prize purses of up to USD 500,000, and qualified participating teams may have the opportunity to receive a minimum of USD 1 million in aggregate investment from Sky Ocean Ventures.How to apply? In order to apply, please register here.For more information, please visit the official website. The Masters Review Flash Fiction Contest 2021 “Capturing [Y]our Europe” Photography Competition → May 20, 2019 Published by sanja Volunteer Judge for the Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition 2021 LinkedIn 0last_img

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