Design a simple and innovative product or service to preserve water, make it cleaner and accessible to everyone, all over the world.

  • € 2,000,000 prize
  • Applications opened until February 15, 2019

Who can apply to the Famae Water Challenge PRECIOUS WATER?

The FAMAE Foundation launches on November 15 PRECIOUS WATER!, an international innovation challenge with €2,000,000 as prize amount aimed at entrepreneurs, startups
and small businesses, students, researchers, NGOs, and community groups. Unique in its size and global scope, the goal of the competition is to support brilliant initiatives with a major impact on access to drinking water, water treatment, water preservation, improving water quality and reducing the waste of water.

A challenge open to the whole planet

The PRECIOUS WATER competition is the world’s largest innovation competition dedicated to water and open to the business world, academic teams, and the non-profit sector.
From November 15 candidates can submit their projects in French or in English, finding all the necessary information via the Foundation’s secure web platform: The application process will end on February 15, 2019. The selection of successful candidates and the evaluation of detailed projects will then take place until May 2019 with the prize award ceremony scheduled on May 18, 2019 at the Vivatech trade show.

Find more information and apply on the FAMAE Foundation website:

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