Innovation

Prize Competitions

Prize competitions represent tools for EPA to find solutions by tapping into the ingenuity and creativity of crowds. EPA outlines the specifications and criteria for a problem, and the public can submit ideas and proposals for successful solutions. Look below for ways you can get involved.

Prizes provide one new tool for federal agencies to spark innovation.

Nutrient Sensor Challenge Exit
The competition will accelerate the development of affordable, reliable sensors for measuring nutrients in aquatic environments. Register by March 16, 2015 to participate in no-cost, no-risk sensor beta testing.

2015 TRI University Challenge
EPA welcomes the submission of any project proposal that advances the knowledge, use, and understanding of TRI data and related information. Apply by March 27, 2015.