Cooling for all, without warming theplanet

An innovation competition to develop a climate-friendly residential cooling solution that can provide access to cooling to people around the world without warming the planet

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Prize Money

Prize Engagement and Global Diversity

Prize Timeline

  • November 2018

    Prize Launch

  • June 30, 2019

    Intent to Apply Deadline

  • August 31, 2019

    Detailed Technical Application Deadline

  • August - October 2019

    Applications Evaluated

  • November 15, 2019

    Finalists Announced

  • November 2019 - April 2020

    Prototype Development

  • May - September 2020

    Lab and Real-World Testing of Finalist Prototypes

  • November 2020

    Award Ceremony

The prize can mitigate up to 0.5°C in global warming by 2100

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Affordable cooling solutions have at least 5X less climate impact

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