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Dow SISCA 2017 Award Reception
December 6, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pmFree
Please join us for a reception celebrating the 2017 Dow Sustainability Innovation Student Challenge Award finalists December 6, 2016, 4 – 6 pm. (Add to Calendar)
4:00 – 5:15 pm: Reception and poster session
5:15 – 6:00 pm: Pitches from the 10 finalists and award ceremony
The event will occur in the Commons (R-350) at the Institute on the Environment, Learning and Environmental Sciences Building, St. Paul campus, University of Minnesota. Location and directions.
Please RSVP here to attend the reception by Thursday, December 1.
The Dow Sustainability Innovation Student Challenge Award (Dow SISCA) recognizes the work of graduate students with innovative ideas and research that encourages and promotes sustainable solutions to the world’s most pressing environmental problems. The 2017 competition has now closed, the competition will re-open for applications starting fall 2018. Awards will be given for projects that align with Dow’s 2025 Sustainability Goals, demonstrate innovative thinking and incorporate disciplinary work. Winning teams can earn a $10,000 grand prize or a $2,500 runner-up prize.
Projects address issues related to climate change, renewable energy, sustainable materials, chemical technology, sustainable chemistry, product safety, operations performance, breakthrough innovations, human health and environment, energy efficiency and conservation, circular economy, valuing nature.
Learn more about the UMN Dow SISCA competition here.