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We say THANK YOU for a terrific result at the
Global Innovation Awards
Sustainable Innovations for Sustainable Development
Global Innovation Award
is a competition organized by the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment of the United Arab Emirates (UAE)
. The goal is to bring innovation from around the world to the UAE to support the country in its drive to become a global leader in sustainable development.
The selection criteria for the Global Innovation Award included the companies' ability to present a highly innovative solution to an urgent sustainability challenge, their alignment with the sustainability goals of the UAE Vision 2021
, and the applicability of the solution in the UAE.
Globally Great: An online video platform for a green economy
The competition was held for the third time this year. More than 1200 applications from 65 countries participated in the competition and submitted their sustainable innovation on the online video platform Globally Great
. In addition to hosting this competition, the platform's overall goal is to inspire, educate and inform people about how we can make the transition to a green economy. It's definitely worth checking out.
And the winners are
The Global Innovation Awards were presented in four categories. All aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
, three of them specifically related to
- Goal 11 Sustainable cities and communities
- Goal 12 Responsible consumption and production
- Goal 14 Life below water.
Another category was overall
. For each of these categories, there was a jury and a public vote. And the latter is exactly the one we won in the category overall
- thank you, thank you, thank you for all the votes! We very much appreciate every single one.
Congratulations to the seven other winners! The videos with their impressive solutions can be viewed here
Wasser 3.0 on its way to the United Arab Emirates
It was great to even be shortlisted for this award. For a new and novel approach like Wasser 3.0
is in more than one way, getting visibility is huge. With the support of Globally Great
and the tailwind of the Global Innovation Award, we now get a great opportunity to showcase Wasser 3.0 in the United Arab Emirates, attracting new project and collaborative partners
and more fellow campaigners
. Initial talks for waters without microplastics
have already begun.
It is and will remain exciting with Wasser 3.0. In our blog
we will of course continue to inform you about upcoming developments. Supposingly, there will soon be a new opportunity to support us and our work quite simply...