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Wednesday, June 21, 2017 — 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

Attend the AquaHacking semi-finals 

Join us on June 21, from 5-9 p.m. at the Centre for International Governance Innovation as aspiring water entrepreneurs pitch their solutions to problems facing Lake Erie. The five winning teams of the semi-finals will move on to compete in the final competition on September 13, 2017, where there's $75,000 in prize money available, in addition to access to local accelerators and mentors for winning teams. 

The issues teams are tackling this year

  • Taking on the algae monster
  • Spreading #LakeErieLove
  • ​Stopping the invaders to keep our fisheries fishable
  • ​Stemming the plastic tide
  • All eyes on Erie​​

Introducing the judges

Each team will have five minutes to pitch their solution to the five judges:

Roy Brouwer, executive director, Water Institute at the University of Waterloo

Raad Seraj, senior research analyst, WaterTAP 

Adrien Côté, science lead and business advisor, Velocity

Tom Ebeyer, coordinator, incubation and new ventures, Schlegel Centre for Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation

David Hussey, client experience and facility coordinator (Hardware Innovation Lab), Accelerator Centre

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) Auditorium

67 Erb Street West

Waterloo, ON N2L 6C2