MIT Water Innovation Prize 2016-2017

 Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 MIT Water Innovation Prize! 

2017 Winners:     change:WATER Labs   |   PipeGuard    |   Takachar

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Watch the video of the entire Final Pitch event:

MIT Water Innovation Prize

A solutions-to-market competition aiming to help support the next breakthrough in the water sector


What is the MIT Water Innovation Prize?

The MIT Water Innovation Prize (WIP) is a solutions-to-market competition focused on water innovation. We are the innovation-focused team of the MIT Water Club. We help emerging entrepreneurs translate their research or idea into a business, access mentors and resources, and build their networks in the water industry. We welcome all approaches to water innovation, from engineering and product design to policy and data analytics. This is the third year of the prize, and past winners have gone on to win regional and national-level innovation competitions.

Our Mission:

Inspire and promote solutions to global water challenges by developing and supporting emerging student entrepreneurs.

Water Innovation Prize Winners News and Updates

Redox Water Solutions, 2016 Winners, awarded $40,000 from Massachusetts Clean Energy Center’s (MassCEC) Catalyst program 

AquaFresco, 2015 Winners, featured in The Atlantic and Fast Company, received $150k grant from MassCEC InnovateMass and $40k from Catalyst program, and is currently raising $1M round of growth capital.

WellDone, 2015 Winners, named to Forbes 30 under 30 for Energy