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The Desal Prize - The second "call" of the Securing Water for Food Grand Challenge

The Desal Prize call for innovations is now open, and you could win up to $400K for your affordable, energy-efficient brackish water desalination technologies to be used in developing countries!

International Assistance Programs - Agency for International Development

Total Cash Prizes Offered: $400,000
Type of Challenge: Scientific
Submission Start: 06/16/2014 12:00 AM ET
Submission End: 08/01/2014 12:00 AM ET

This challenge is externally hosted.

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As the second call under Securing Water for Food, the Desal Prize aims to develop cost-effective, energy efficient, and environmentally sustainable small-scale desalination technology that provides potable water for humans and water appropriate crops in developing countries.