Call for Entries: 4th Cycle of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award Now Open

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Call for Entries: 4th Cycle of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award Now Open

The 4th Cycle of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award has been launched, inviting entries that showcase pioneering approaches in utilizing renewable energy for the production of clean water. This esteemed award recognizes individuals, organizations, and research centers that are at the forefront of innovation in tackling the world’s water scarcity challenges. From solar and wind to biomass and geothermal technologies, the emphasis is on sustainable solutions that exclude nuclear energy and carbon capture systems. Submissions for the award are open until April 30th, 2024, Midnight UAE Time, offering a platform for visionaries to showcase their impactful initiatives.

Under the leadership of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the initiative reflects a broader commitment to address global water crises. It underscores the UAE’s dedication to fostering a knowledge-based economy with a strong focus on technology, research, and innovation. The award’s USD1 million prize aims to spur the development of transformative solutions that not only provide clean water but also contribute to sustainable development goals worldwide.

The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award encourages collaboration and creativity from diverse stakeholders, including leading corporations, research institutions, youth, and innovators. By showcasing groundbreaking advancements in water desalination and purification systems, the award plays a crucial role in advancing efforts to mitigate water scarcity on a global scale. Through this initiative, the UAE continues to demonstrate its leadership in finding sustainable solutions to pressing environmental challenges, driving positive change for communities worldwide.