The Challenge will deliver a Ministerial Innovation Award to the Victorian water sector and promote and recognise innovation. It will operate over three rounds over the next three years, commencing in July 2023.
The prize pool for the Challenge Round One (2023) is $85,000. This money will be awarded to one or multiple submissions at the discretion of the judging panel.
The Challenge is open to all Victorian Water Corporations. Collaborative submissions are encouraged provided the submission is led by a Victorian Water Corporation.
Submissions must meet the competition brief and all areas of the submission must be addressed and must be endorsed by an Executive representative from within the submitting organisation.
A submission cannot be shortlisted unless all criteria is met.
Entries must be submitted via this website.
Winners of the Challenge are to provide progress reports every 6 months following the receipt of the prize money, including potential site inspections, completion/implementation reports, and benefits and impacts realisation report.
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