GE’s Ecomagination Challenge is a $200 million call to action for businesses, entrepreneurs, innovators, and students to share their best ideas and come together to take on one of the world’s toughest challenges – building the next-generation power grid to meet the needs of the 21st century.The Challenge is a contest between ideas submitted by the public, which also votes for the best idea. Read the submission and vote for Hydrovolts.
There are some great awards for winning submissions:
The entry receiving the most user-submitted votes, will receive, subject to GE’s review for appropriate content, a cash award of $50,000.Voting is open until September 30. Please vote for Hydrovolts and tell your friends!
GE will present each of five innovation challenge award recipients with $100,000 in cash, for a total of $500,000, to acknowledge these entries as examples of outstanding entrepreneurship and innovation.
Judges may also award one or more entrant:
◦GE Scientific Merit Award to work with the GRC
The evaluation committee will consider one or more of the following for selected entrants:
◦An equity investment by GE or others
◦A cooperative agreement to develop a product or technology
◦A review of your product or service for possible qualification to be a part of the GE Ecomagination program.