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NITROGEN REDUCTION CHALLENGE

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.

ALVAREZ SPARK INNOVATION AWARD

Up to $2,500

Open to all undergraduate and graduate Tulane University students that are pursuing a social venture idea. 

CHANGEMAKER CATALYST AWARD

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.

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