AWE Hosts XR Prize Challenge
The XR Prize Challenge: Fight Climate Change, hosted by AWE, is a global competition harnessing augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), and extended reality (XR) solutions to help fight climate change.
AWE is inviting submissions from teams and individuals—and especially collaborations between XR technologists and climate change experts from around the world—to compete for a $100,000 cash prize awarded to the best submission that demonstrates a creative, functional, and impactful XR-based solution to help humanity in our fight against climate change in four categories.
The four categories for the competition are:
- Replacing Wasteful Material Practices
- Visualizing the Causes & Impacts of Climate Change
- Education About Solutions to Climate Change
- Optimizing Design & Execution of Climate Solutions
Watch the video below to learn more about the AWE XR Prize Challenge: Fight Climate Change.
The deadline for concept submissions for the contest by AWE is December 31, 2022. Teams with concepts that have been accepted to the competition will be invited in early January to submit an MVP (Minimum Viable Product) by April 16. The finalists will be announced on May 1 and the XR prize winners.
The winners will be announced and the $100,000 prize will be awarded during the Auggie Awards Ceremony on June 1 at AWE USA 2023.