Dubai Launches Second Global Water Award With Prizes Up To $1mn

The UAE Water Aid Foundation (Suqia), has announced details of the 2nd Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award.

The award was launched by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to encourage research centres, individuals, and innovators around the world to find sustainable and innovative solutions using solar energy to address the scarcity of potable water.

Overseen by Suqia, under the umbrella of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, the award has three main categories: Innovative Projects Award, Innovative Research & Development Award, and Innovative Individual Award, with prizes totaling $1mn.

 The Innovative Projects Award targets government, semi-government, and non-government organisations.

It has two categories: the Large Projects Award with total prizes worth $300,000, and the Small Projects Award with total prizes worth $240,000. Read more