Competitions

GLOBAL WATER CHALLENGE 2021

Apply for the Global Water Challenge and shape the future of digital water.

Deadline: 01 August 2021

Join the ultimate water challenge!

The Water Tower and GoHub have joined forces to provide funding, mentorship, and solution validation to early-stage startups focused on delivering innovative solutions to water and wastewater utilities.

The Water Tower

A new breed of innovation center and the answer to a multitude of complex challenges facing the water industry.

GoHub

One of Europe’s largest Water Innovation Hubs born out of Global Omnium / GoAigua

Shaping the future of digital water

Two global industry leaders partner to enable entrepreneurship with a vision to create an ecosystem of innovation and technology sharing between startups, vendors, and piloting sites.

Focus Areas to Pilot

  • Improving the capture and treatment of stormwater by detecting and predicting the spread of contaminants
  • Reducing energy consumption in facilities for water treatment and distribution through advanced automation, analytics, and asset/maintenance management
  • Improving population health with innovative wastewater surveillance – monitoring sewer systems for epidemiological risks, pathogens, chemicals, and other pollutants

What startups may apply?

  • Early-stage startups under validation or scaling, looking to raise capital by the end of 2021
  • Need funding and live data to test a product or pilot in maturity stages TRL 4 or 5
  • Currently leveraging AI, IoT, Robotics and other software tools to deliver smart solutions to water and wastewater utilities

What are the benefits

Validation

Get access to data sets to validate your solution

Mentorship

Get advice and support from industry leaders and experts

Connections

Meet regional VCs, investors, and other successful entrepreneurs

Partnerships

Get introduced to water utilities and potential industry partners

Winners will receive:

· A paid Proof of Concept (PoC) up to $50,000

· Propietary water utility data to test and validate solutions

· Access to GoHub’s Acceleration and Ventures programs providing up to $3 million in funding in the form of a convertible note.

How to join the Global Water Challenge?

If you want to join the Global Water Challenge, visit the Official Website by Clicking Here or Join directly using the following Link

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