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UNC’s Water Institute to Host ‘Future of Technologies for Water’ Competition

UNC’s Water Institute to Host ‘Future of Technologies for Water’ Competition

The Water Institute at UNC, part of UNC’s Gillings School of Global Public Health, has partnered with Takata Corporation to host the first Future Technologies for Water Competition. The event, which is open to applicants worldwide now through Thursday, July 31, aims to identify breakthrough technologies for safe water with a sustainable business plan.

A first-place prize of $15,000 and a second-place prize of $5,000 will be awarded to the two top finalists.

Applications will be accepted in three categories:

Online applications are available here: http://ftw.waterinstitute.unc.edu.

Three finalists will be announced on September 9. Finalists will attend and present their concepts to a panel of judges during the Water Institute’s 2014 Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy conference, scheduled Oct. 13-17 in Chapel Hill, N.C.

For more information, see http://ftw.waterinstitute.unc.edu.

Social Media:  #FTWprize | @UNC_Water_Inst

The Water Institute at UNC is focused upon sustainable management of water for health and human development. Researchers, practitioners and policymakers work together to eliminate global disparities and improve access to water for all.