Grand Prize $1,000,000
Open to all ventures globally that are developing technical, market-based solutions to combat hypoxia, a deadly deficiency of oxygen in water created by the excessive growth of phytoplankton. This international competition that will award $1 million to the entrepreneur, researcher, or inventor with the best plan to reduce the amount of nutrients entering the world’s lakes, rivers, and oceans through storm water runoff and ultimately reduce the hypoxic zone in the Gulf of Mexico.
Up to $1,500
Open to all undergraduate and graduate Tulane University students interested in pursuing careers related to social innovation, social entrepreneurship, design thinking, and changemaking.