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Sustainability Innovation Challenge 2023

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The Sustainability Innovation Challenge hopes to showcase a diverse range of sustainable solutions emphasising on citizen science. Through the event, we hope to initiate a systemic approach towards sustainable solutions where the creative minds within our communities will get to come together and brainstorm on potential solutions for an inevitable issue. 

The event's mission is to provide a platform for participants from across the state of Queensland where they will be grouped in a diverse team to tackle the most pertaining issue on global food security and nature-based solutions. The platform will be a medium for brainstorming around global sustainability issues in the hopes of a more sustainable future.

No experience in engineering or business is required, this challenge is for anyone who is interested in creating a sustainable future.

This year’s theme: Food Security & Nature-Based Solutions.

What: Over three days, you will be challenged to find your teammates, tackle a current issue, and formulate a solid business idea. With support from the UQIES and UQA team and mentors, by Sunday afternoon, you will have prototyped and validated an idea in preparation for your KILLER pitch to our experienced panel of judges. The event is fully catered!

Who: Anyone who is curious about creating a better world. 

When: 21 - 23 April

Where: Steele Building (3), Staff House Rd, St Lucia QLD 4072


1st Prize - $3000 AUD 

2nd Prize - $2000 AUD 

3rd Prize - $1000 AUD 

+ Bonus prizes!

Ticket prices (inc food + bev all weekend):

Early bird tickets (first 30 tickets) - $39

Regular tickets - $49

Last minute tickets - $60


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