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Rules and Timeline

If you are interested in competing in the Tulane Nitrogen Reduction Challenge, please review the Challenge Rules.

Timeline

2011

  • General challenge issued by donor

2012

  • Hypoxia selected as challenge

2013

  • Tulane's national expert panel formed
  • Alliance with the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP)

2014

  • Challenge officially issued and public comments accepted
  • National convening at the White House

2015

  • Team registration
  • Teams submit Technical Submissions
  • Selection of Top 5 Qualified Teams

2016

  • Top 5 Qualified Teams prepare and conduct Phase II in-field trial
  • Advisory Committee evaluates technologies
  • Selection of Top 2 Finalists

2017

  • Top 2 Finalists prepare and conduct Phase III in-field trial
  • Advisory Committee evaluates technologies
  • Selection of Winner
  • Awarding of $1 million grand prize

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