The MIT Water Innovation Prize is a solutions-to-market competition aiming to help support the next breakthrough in the water sector.

Passionate about solving water challenges? Submit your statement of intent to compete in the MIT Water Innovation Prize for $30K in innovation grants! Translate your research or idea into a business, get access to mentors and resources, and build your network of industry professionals and like-minded entrepreneurs passionate about water. We welcome all approaches to water innovation, from policy and data analytics to engineering and product design. Past winners have gone on to win regional and national-level innovation competitions - you could be next! 


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MIT Water is the premier network for water-related research and innovation at MIT. Our mission is to bring together creative, passionate, and motivated individuals to explore ways by which cutting-edge research, innovation, and policy across scales can help solve the most pressing challenges in the water sector.