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Charging the Future Challenge

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Process

  • Charging the Future Challenge launch and call for applications

    July 2019

  • Deadline for applications

    October 28, 2019

  • Selection of the five finalists

    January 2020

  • Final prototype submission deadline for your battery breakthrough

    July 2021

  • Teams pitch their positive ideas

    Summer 2021

  • Final grand prize winner announced

    Fall 2021

Challenge details

Who can apply?

  • For-profit and not-for-profit organizations such as companies, industry associations and research centres
  • Canadian post-secondary institutions
  • Indigenous organizations and groups

Key dates

  • October 28, 2019: deadline to submit applications
  • January 2020: Top five finalists announced
  • July 2021: Prototype submission deadline
  • Summer 2021: Pitch event
  • Fall 2021: Final grand prize winner announced