Application Deadline: Adams Sustainability Innovation Prize

Do you have a sustainable student-led idea, project or startup? Apply for the Adams Sustainability Innovation Prize – an annual competition offering $25,500 in prizes to recognize, reward and accelerate the U of T’s most innovative sustainability ideas. Selected individuals or teams will compete by showcasing their idea via a brief pitch to a panel of judges. The three winning teams will each receive $10,000, $7,500 and $5,000 respectively to develop their idea further. There are three additional prizes for $1,000 for teams who are not selected for the 2020 competition but encouraged to further develop their ideas and apply again next year! Who is eligible to compete?
  • The team has at least one founder who is a current U of T student, post doc or a recent alum (i.e. graduated no earlier than July 2018).
  • Open to all faculties and sectors across the tri-campus.
  • Applicants must have less than $25,000 cumulative funding or investment (not including research grants), and less than $25,000 cumulative revenue as of September, 2020.
  • Entrants must be able to present their pitch in person to the panelists in January of 2021.
More information in the link below! Application Deadline: October 23, 2020.