MIT Solve: Climate Adaptation & Low-Carbon Housing Challenge

MIT Solve: Climate Adaptation & Low-Carbon Housing Challenge


The MIT Solve: Climate Adaptation & Low-Carbon Housing Challenge aims to address the question:How can communities adapt to more extreme weather and create low-carbon housing for all?


APPLICATION WINDOW

CLOSED


DEADLINE

9 May 2023


PRIZES

MIT Solve - Solver Award
All Solver teams selected for Solve’s Global Challenges and the Indigenous Communities Fellowship will receive a $10,000 grant funded by Solve.

The GM Prize
The GM Prize is open to solutions that help create smart, safe, and sustainable communities around the world. The Prize is funded by General Motors, which is working toward becoming the most inclusive company in the world and is dedicated to making STEM education more accessible and equitable. Up to $150,000 will be granted to up to six recipients from the Learning for Civic Action and Climate Adaptation & Low-Carbon Housing Challenges, and the 2023 Indigenous Communities Fellowship.

The GSR Foundation Prize
GSR Foundation will award a prize to solutions that use innovative technology to address pressing issues in their communities and the world. Preference will be given to solutions that use blockchain to improve financial inclusion. The prize is funded by the GSR Foundation, an independent charity founded by GSR, a leading cryptocurrency trading firm. The Foundation seeks to advance education, promote equality of opportunity, and contribute to a sustainable world, emphasising blockchain and innovative technology-powered solutions. Up to $200,000 will be awarded across several Solver teams from any of Solve's 2023 Global Challenges.

The AI for Humanity Prize
The AI for Humanity Prize is open to solutions leveraging data science, artificial intelligence, and/or machine learning to benefit humanity. The prize is made possible by The Patrick J. McGovern Foundation, a philanthropy committed to advancing AI and data solutions to create a thriving, equitable, and sustainable future for all. Up to $150,000 in funding will be awarded across several Solver teams from any of Solve’s 2023 Global Challenges.

Living Forests Prize
The Living Forests Prize is open to solutions that help restore ecosystems or increase use of sustainable forest products, including for housing. The Prize is funded by Good Energies Foundation, which funds initiatives that work to reverse the impact of climate change in two key areas: access to clean energy and protection of tropical forests. Up to $100,000 in funding will be awarded to up to four Solver teams from the Climate Adaptation & Low-Carbon Housing Challenge.


OTHER KEY DATES

January 1, 2023: Applications Opened
September 18, 2023: Solve Challenge Finals


HOST COUNTRY

United States


Note that while some organisers may accept applications from all around the world, you may still be required to travel to the host country in order to take part in the later stages of a competition for instance, or you may be required to live there for a period of time to take part in a funded programme (e.g. scholarship, incubator, accelerator).



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Credit: MIT Solve: Climate Adaptation & Low-Carbon Housing Challenge 

Date Added: 20 Mar 2023


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