AquaHacking 2017 Challenge: Help Keep Lake Erie Healthy!

Calling on water students, hackers, engineers, and other creative minds to work together as a team for 10 weeks to develop functional, marketable innovations to help solve Lake Erie’s water issues.

5 issues to tackle

  • Stopping the invaders to keep our fisheries fishable
  • Stemming the plastic tide
  • Spreading #LakeErieLove
  • Taking on the algae monster
  • All eyes on Erie

The ultimate goal

The development of practical solutions such as mobile apps, web platforms, hardware innovations, devices, or digital tools that help solve Lake Erie’s water issues.

7 upcoming key dates

  • April, 30: Second Challenge Day
  • May, 13: Third Challenge Day
  • May, 28: Fourth Challenge Day
  • June 10: Last Challenge Day
  • June 21: Semi-final Pitch
  • August 12: Workshop for 5 finalists only
  • September 13: Final pitch


Winning teams will get:

  • $75,000 in cash prizes to power their projects
  • Spots at a local incubator
  • Consultation & mentorship

Sign up, form a team, take the challenge and create an innovative solution!

Fonds de développement de l’ÉTS
514 396-8625

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