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Â Â The Water Institute at UNC
Â has teamed up with the Takata Corporation to host the first Future Technologies for Water Competition to identify breakthrough technologies for safe water with a sustainable business plan.
What:Â A first-place prize ofÂ $15,000Â and a second-place prize ofÂ $5,000Â will be awarded to the two top finalists.
Applications will be accepted in the following three categories:
- Shortening the water cycle by looking at grey water and/or wastewater reuse
- Rapid testing of water samples with an emphasis on in situ and online testing
- Protecting vulnerable and sensitive populations
When:Â Only three weeks left to enter!Â The Water Institute at UNC is accepting applicationsÂ untilÂ July 31, 2014.Â
Â Interested applicants can apply by filling out an online application atÂ ftw.waterinstitute.unc.edu
.Applications will be narrowed down to 15 semifinalists.Â A panel of distinguished judges will choose three finalists onÂ September 9, 2014.