Sustainability Open Innovation Challenge

Sustainability Open Innovation Challenge

⏰ Deadline: January 31, 2024

The fifth edition of the Sustainability Open Innovation Challenge, organized by Enterprise Singapore, unites industry partners and seeks innovative minds from all over the world to devise sustainable solutions spanning various sectors. These solutions will have a local and regional focus before being scaled globally.In the face of unparalleled global challenges, our planet stands at a critical juncture. We need urgent action to address environmental threats such as climate change, excessive disposable waste, and the depletion of natural resources.

The Challenge esteemed industry partners present distinct challenge statements under these key themes: Climate Change, Green Buildings, Sustainable Agriculture & Trade, and Sustainable Materials. In addition, this challenge also features an Open Category, welcoming additional sustainability-focused solutions.

A rare chance to collaborate on innovation with business partners will be presented to successful innovators, who will receive access to their significant resources, mentorship, and priceless experience. Over S$3,000,000 in assistance, including S$75,000 from Hexagon Group, as well as money and practical testing enabled by industry pioneers, are among the prizes.ELIGIBILITY

  • The Challenge is open to solution providers from all over the world;
  • Your solution shall have local and regional focus before being scaled globally.

The Hexagon Group sponsor will award S$75,000 in prize money to one selected innovator in the Open Category. Prizes for winning innovators include:

  • Paid pilot and trial opportunities;
  • Potential grant support;
  • Opportunities for co-innovation with industry partners, drawing on their extensive expertise and resources;
  • Networking and mentoring opportunities.