Seeking Water Tech Solutions

By Karen Frost, VP of Economic Development & Innovation

Application is now open for our fall 2021 Tech Challenge! Our Tech Challenge connects water innovators to innovative water users. Our corporate sponsors — A. O. Smith, Badger Meter, Watts Water Technologies and Xylem — issue challenge topics. Applicants are invited from all over the world and all areas of innovation — universities, business, government labs and more — to submit their solutions. Finalists present their ideas to the sponsors, competing for $10,000 in top prize money and the chance to work with some of the biggest companies in the water industry, while the sponsors gain access to new innovations and research. A win for all involved!

For the first time, this challenge includes three topics. They are:

Check out the video below to learn more about the Tech Challenge, or visit our website. Application deadline is Nov. 1. Please note that The Water Council is using a new innovation platform, so you will need to register for a new account even if you’ve applied to our challenges in the past. Good luck!