Climate change is having a huge impact across the globe. We need the best entrepreneurial ideas to reduce our carbon footprint, create sustainable industries and a greener economy. But we can't do it without you.
The global search for solutions has begun. We’re looking for entrepreneurs to come up with world's best solutions, ideas and technologies to help Adelaide reduce its carbon emissions and become the world's first carbon neutral city.
With a total prize pool of AUD$250,000 on offer, South Australia’s Low Carbon Entrepreneur Prize will seed great low carbon ideas for Adelaide. Find out more about the 11 Finalists projects and get involved in upcoming events during October.
South Australia's Low Carbon Entrepreneur Prize launches. This is the submissions phase. We’re looking for entrepreneurial solutions from around the world to reduce our carbon footprint.
This is the last opportunity to submit your project. Please note that this is Australian Central Standard Time, so ensure you know when the deadline closes in your part of the world.
An expert judging panel will review submissions for eligibility.
The 10 finalists will be announced.
All ideas will have the opportunity to obtain the wildcard prize and enter the finalist pool.
Ideas will be provided with the support required to make their idea a reality.
One applicant will be selected as the 11th finalist.
Zero Carbon APartments was selected by the community as the 11th Wildcard Finalist.
Finalists will come together in Adelaide for a series of activities and events as part of Open State.
A free demonstration event will be open to the public to meet with the finalists and learn about their projects.
The best solutions will be awarded as winners of South Australia's Low Carbon Entrepreneur Prize.
As part of the Adelaide to Zero Carbon Challenge, applications from outside of South Australia may be looking for local business partners to bring their idea to life in Adelaide. If you are interested in being considered as a local business partner, please provide us your details.
It's a normal lamp or light shade, except it has small and efficient solar panels on the inside that transforms your energy saving lightbulb.
To fully take advantage of the hydrogen fuel cell technologies, SA needs a viable, decentralised, retail hydrogen supply plan.
To tap energy from local wind effect of an expansive water body and to use it to re-pump water to upper reservoir of the same hydro facility.
A project to inspire behavioural change for sustainability - going beyond carbon neutrality.
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