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Application deadline for UAE Water Aid award extended to end of May

The UAE Water Aid Foundation (Suqia) has extended the application deadline for the third Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award to the end of this month. The award offers prizes totalling US$1 million to innovators offering sustainable solutions to solve water scarcity problems.

Extending the deadline will give participants a better opportunity to complete their applications and will attract companies, research centres and institutes, innovators and young people to promote their innovations.

“In light of the global challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic, we decided to extend the deadline for accepting applications, so all those wishing to participate have the opportunity to complete their registration and contribute to providing innovative and sustainable technologies to provide safe drinking water to those in need,” said Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, chairman of the board of trustees of Suqia UAE.

The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award has expanded its scope to include new technologies that produce, distribute, store, monitor, desalinate and purify water using renewable energy. It has also added the Innovative Crisis Solutions Award to the three previous award categories, namely Innovative Projects Award, Innovative R&D Award and Innovative Individual Award.

Applicants have until May 31 to register here

Published : May 05, 2021

By : The Nation