C-Prize 2019

Empowering New Zealand's next generation of environmental innovators

C-Prize is a competition run by Callaghan Innovation that seeks to push the boundaries of what’s possible through technology.

This year we’re looking for teams with world-leading innovative solutions to environmental problems.

C-Prize 2019 teams will compete for exciting cash prize packages, access to expert R&D and business advice, and significant international market exposure.


C-Prize 2019/20 winner announced

We are delighted to announce Zincovery as the winner of C-Prize 2019/20! 

Read more about this amazing NZ cleantech company and its innovative technology designed to tackle the problem of the hundreds of thousands of tonnes of zinc and acid released into landfill and wastewater every year: Zincovery wins C-Prize 2019/20.

You can watch the full C-Prize announcement on-demand via the link below. And you can find out more about all our C-Prize 2019/20 finalists here.

We invite you to keep checking back to this page as we continue to update it with stories on all our finalists over the coming weeks.

Thank you for your support of C-Prize 2019/20!

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Our 2019 C-Prize finalists!

From 140 entries we now have 8 fantastic finalists for the 2019 C-Prize challenge! Read more

C-Prize trophy

About C-Prize

C-Prize challenges New Zealand innovators to use new technologies to tackle complex global problems with creativity and inventiveness. Read more

The C-Prize 2019 challenge

The 2019 Challenge

This year the challenge is even bigger.  We want innovative tech-based solutions that can change environmental outcomes. Read more

C-Prize news

C-Prize news

News, updates and stories from C-Prize 2019.  Read more

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