The Tufts Energy Conference is proud to present the annual Hitachi Center Energy Innovation Prize, generously funded by the Hitachi Center at the Fletcher School. The goal of the Hitachi Center Energy Innovation Prize is to support faculty and students to implement projects that explore solutions to key energy issues, inspire interdisciplinary research and collaboration at Tufts, and provide greater visibility of Tufts engagement in energy-related disciplines and fields.
The Hitachi Center is a part of the Fletcher School at Tufts University. Its mission is to sponsor advanced research and instruction, demonstrate intellectual and professional leadership, and encourage and facilitate a global exchange of ideas on the management of innovation and technological change and the advancement of economic and financial integration.
Do you have a great energy idea? Are you working on a project related to energy? The Hitachi Center Energy Innovation Prize is looking for your innovative ideas that address global energy access, such as energy efficiency, renewable energy, infrastructure and resources.
Apply today! The top three applicants will be invited to present at the Tufts Energy Conference on Saturday, February 3rd. A panel of three judges will pick a winner and the winner will be announced at the end of the conference. Your pitch should be no more than 15 minutes long.
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Prize : $1500
Deadline : 1/15/2018
The top 4 applicants will be declared and shall be invited to present their ideas during the Tufts Energy Conference on February 3, 2018.
2015 Competition Winners
Three projects were advanced into the Tufts Energy Competition finals,
chosen by the 2015 selection panel. Congratulations to Colibri (formerly known as SolarRoute) on their victory! Colibri is a solar social enterprise that bridges the last mile gap to alleviate energy poverty in Latin America—those living in geographic and economic isolation without access to resources and information to lift themselves out of poverty.
TEC 2015 Innovation Competition Selection Panel:
Previous winners and finalists