C-Prize 2019

Latest C-Prize news and updates

Our technology challenge is still continuing, we’re working with finalist teams online as we head towards final judging and the announcement of the overall winner. Check back for the latest news and updates.

12 April 2020

The New Zealanders turning waste busting ideas into eco businesses

There are many challenges facing the New Zealand waste industry at the moment. The Spinoff profiled some of our C-Prize finalists tackling these challenges.



27 February 2020

University of Waikato students named Callaghan Innovation finalists

Two teams of Engineering students from the University of Waikato have been named as finalists in the Callaghan Innovation C-Prize, winning $10,000 towards their projects.



02 December 2019

Environmental innovators urged to take on C-Prize 2019 challenge - judging panel ready to convene

Anyone with a bold concept for a product or service with the power to improve environmental outcomes is being urged to submit it for the 2019 C-Prize challenge, before entries close midnight Sunday 8 December 2019.



29 November 2019

How New Zealand could help save the world with environmental innovation

Clean tech could be a man-made solution to the man-made problem of climate change. Callaghan Innovation is encouraging local innovators to develop their ideas for a lower-emissions planet, with their 2019 C-Prize challenge.

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Updated: 14 May 2020