The Elsevier Foundation Green and Sustainable Chemistry Challenge (the “Challenge”) is a skills-based competition in which participants are asked to submit proposals outlining innovative ideas that advance access to environmentally friendly and sustainable chemical processes that are suitable for use in developing countries.
The 2017 competition builds off of the first Elsevier Green & Sustainable Chemistry Challenge which announced its winners on the 5th of April at the First International Green & Sustainable Chemistry Conference, in Berlin. The 2017 Challenge will be open to individuals and non-profit organizations whose projects use green and sustainable chemistry solutions to tackle some of the developing world’s greatest sustainability challenges whether in water, sanitation or energy.
- The winning project will receive a single payment of Euros € 50,000;
- The winner of the second prize will receive a single payment of Euros € 25,000.