Over $25,000 in prizes!

First place winners in both the student and affiliate categories will receive a $10,000 prize, while a second place prize of $5,000 will be awarded to the next best entry in either category. All the winning teams will receive NWIRC support for commercialization of their product.

The NW Washington Sustainability Challenge

is designed to foster the development of products which contribute to global sustainability, create opportunities for both students and affiliates of the participating colleges, and increase the number of active entrepreneurs in Northwest Washington. Learn all about the challenge here.

Innovation teams are invited to submit their best ideas for products that will create positive environmental impact and show high potential for commercialization.