Entries Open for The Liveability Challenge!

Deadline: 25 May 2018

All thinkers, dreamers, innovators and problem solvers from all over the world are welcome to submit their ideas for The Liveability Challenge.

The Liveability Challenge is a global platform to identify and accelerate the implementation of solutions to urban challenges, and the first-ever edition is searching for solutions to waste management and sustainable cooling.

Challenge Information

  • Finalists of The Liveability Challenge will receive support to hone their pitches, and the most convincing and compelling projects could secure up to S$1 million in funding to speed up the journey to commercialisation.
  • Applicants will pitch before a panel of judges and an audience including some of Singapore’s big-name venture capitalists and investors in July at the World Cities Summit 2018.


  • The competition is open to Singapore-based and international participants aged 18 years or over except employees of Temasek Foundation Ecosperity and Eco-Business, and close relatives and anyone otherwise connected with the organisation or the judging of the competition.
  • The Liveability Challenge is accepting project submissions that are at Technology Readiness Level (TRL) 6 and above. While team members can be from any organisation and anywhere in the world, solutions must be applicable to Singapore and cities in the tropics.
  • Projects must fall under either one of two tracks, and must address at least one of the two areas listed below:
    • Waste Management
      • Circular economy solutions
      • Plastic waste management
    • Sustainable Cooling
      • Indoor cooling
      • Outdoor cooling

How to Apply

Applicants can apply via given website.

For more information, please visit The Liveability Challenge.

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