Youth Innovation Challenge 2023: Saving Our Seas!

Do you have an innovative idea about how to protect marine life? Or tackle marine debris? Or help coastal communities adapt to the effects of climate change? GEEP is excited to announce its 2023 Youth Innovation Challenge: Saving Our Seas! In partnership with the Taiwan Ocean Conservation Administration (OCA), this year’s challenge provides an opportunity for young people ages 15–30 around the world to share their innovative solutions to protect marine resources and support people of all ages to be engaged stewards for marine conservation. We’re looking for solutions that are innovative, feasible, and informed by research. Winning solutions will receive global recognition and a $1,000 USD prize! 

Have a great idea? Follow the steps below: 

1. Read about the Challenge, selection criteria, and more in the YIC Applicant Handbook and our frequently asked questions (FAQ)DOWNLOAD THE YIC HANDBOOK

2. Register for our applicant webinar on June 26, 2023 at 10:00 AM U.S. Eastern Time to learn how to submit a strong proposal. REGISTER HERE

3. Submit your application before July 19, 2023 at 11:59 PM U.S. Eastern Time (convert to your time zone here). APPLY HERE

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