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2018 Global Challenge

Global Challenge 2018/19

Help solve one of the biggest threats to our oceans of all time



Global Challenge 2018/19 key dates

14 November 2018 Official launch of the competition, system open for entries
14 March 2019 First submission deadline
1 May 2019 Shortlisted teams informed (4 teams for each challenge, 8 teams in total)
Teams to start working on the second round submission
8 June 2019 World Ocean Day – publicly announce our 8 finalist teams
31 July 2019 Second submission deadline
23 August 2019 Judging day
September 2019 Winners announced (1 team for each challenge, 2 teams in total)
November 2019 Innovation Awards 2019 -  celebrate the winning teams!

Our partners

For the Global Challenge 2018/19 we have partnered with two amazing charities, Greenpeace and GreenSeas Trust.

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Who is eligible to take part?

At least one of your team members needs to be an IET member.

For more information on becoming a member and finding the right membership for you visit our webpage.


Contact us

Email: globalchallenge@theiet.org