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See the Applicant Guide for more information on the Challenge and how to participate. Visit this page to get date updates.
Call for proposals is now open. Apply today!
October 16, 2018
Last day to apply for financial support for your team
December 17, 2018
Deadline to submit your proposal
March 15, 2019
Semi-finalist teams proceed to pitch sessions
Finalist teams announced
Teams showcase their pilot-scale demonstrations
Final award winning team announced
Who can apply?
Canadian and UK:
- Small and medium sized businesses
- Other for-profit and not-for-profit organizations
- Indigenous organizations and groups
- Post secondary/academic institutions
Submit your entry by March 2019 to be eligible
- Call for proposals: October 16, 2018
- Deadline to apply for financial support: December 17, 2018
- Deadline to submit proposals: March 15, 2019
- Pitch event: May 2019
- Final award winner announced: March 2021
- A total of $1 million/£600,000 in each country will be given to eligible teams in need of financial support who have the most promising project vision.
- The six top teams will win $3 million/£1.8 million each to start building their proposed pilot project.
- $1 million will be given to the team with the best pilot demonstration.