Key dates

10
Aug

Stage 1 – Idea Spark Competition (Week 2 – 4)

19
Oct

Stage 3 – Grand Challenge (Week 6 – Week 12)

1
Nov

Stage 4 – Prototyping and Testing (Week 11 onwards)

  • Nov 2020 - Apr 2021 – All grant recipients undertake research and market testing with option to participate in Navigator (December) and/or Validator (February-April)
  • Apr 2021 – Teams submit final reports
  • May 2021 – Grand Challenge 2021 Launch Event

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.