The Water Council’s Spring Tech Challenge is now open!

The Water Council has launched a news round of its Tech Challenge programme. Discover the technology needs involved in this session and apply by May 8th to win top prize of $10,000!

The semi-annual Tech Challenge program connects water innovators to innovative water users through topic-specific open innovation contests.

The Water Council’s Spring Tech Challenge is open through May 8th for applications, and the sponsors A. O. SmithBadger Meter, Watts Water Technologies  and Xylem are seeking innovative solutions to the following topics: 

  • Non-turbine Energy Harvesting and
  • Elimination of high operating expenses in sludge management costs

Prospective technologies can come from entrepreneurs, university students or researchers, water professionals, private sector or just inventive individuals. Selected applicants compete for a top prize of $10,000, potential for joint commercialization and access to sponsoring companies’ R&D expertise. 

Learn more on their website and apply register/apply HERE.

Due to changes to their innovation hub, applicants that have entered previous challenges may need to register for a new account.