The $25,000 Strata Innovation Award
To advance the implementation of Agrivolatics (APV) for scalable Dual-Use Solar Energy facilities.
Students, advisors, faculty, staff, and administrators at accredited colleges and universities in the Southeastern United States.
Deadline to submit: February 21, 2023 at 4:00 pm Eastern Time; Award announced during 2023 UNC Clean Tech Summit or by May 2023.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Institute for the Environment
Simply submit a winning entry
The Strata Innovation Award Competition challenges students and faculty from accredited colleges and universities in the Southeast United States to develop scalable solutions for the co-location of solar energy production and agriculture. APV is an emerging technology that can help reduce competition for land, provide climate-smart solutions to improving land productivity, crop water-use efficiency, profitability, and economic resilience of agriculture.
We are looking to reward final-stage solutions and technologies, i.e. those that have achieved proof of concept.
Enter for a chance to promote your APV solution or plan and to win a $25,000 award!
Why Should You Enter?
To show the world that your school, and its students, are exceptional, creative, and committed to furthering scalable APV Solutions.
To develop real-world solutions that can shape the future of solar development and agriculture.
To build valuable connections with industry professionals who can champion your ideas and your career.
Prize will be awarded to submissions based on the project stage and the proof of scalability. The full $25,000 award will be reserved for submissions that have been proofed-out or are in the final-stage and ready for deployment. The award and trophy will be given to the individual or group entrant with the most promising scalable submission.
Lower award amounts may be awarded for earlier stage submissions.
The Strata Innovation Award Competition begins on October 17, 2022. The deadline to submit an entry is February 21, 2023 at 4:00 pm Eastern Time.
Cost to Enter
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Read the Official Strata Innovation Awards Rules and Regulations, here.