H20 Hack - Solving Water Challenges from Space 11-15 October


he 2021 H2O Hack is offering the opportunity for researchers, entrepreneurs and innovators to make a difference, solve real life water problems across Australia – and win prizes! Students are highly encouraged to get involved. 

Are you or someone you know working on a solution that could solve these problems:

  • Explore how space-based technologies can be used to quantify water management challenges across Australia
  • Create a space-technology based idea which improves water use efficiency in Australia’s agriculture, fisheries and forestry industries and has potential to be commercialised
  • Create a forum for industry, academia and government representatives to exchange perspectives and collaborate
  • Enable research to be applied in novel ways to create real-world impacts

What’s in it for you:

  • FREE to participate in
  • Up to $20,000 cash in prize money!
  • You will have the opportunity to be mentored by experts from a range of different background and be inspired from a collection pre-recorded videos from long list well-known speakers
  • Highly ranked teams will also have the opportunity to access the Idea2Impact workshop program and coworking at CBRIN, attend CEAT-mediated workshops to develop linkages with researchers and industry, and participate in the CEAT Innovation Hub

Who can sign up: 

  • You must be 18 years of age or over, and be part of a team of between 3-5 people
  • This event will appeal to you if you are interested in water, space technology, agriculture technology and up for an exciting challenge

Register by 9 October 2021.

The virtual hackathon will be held from 11- 15 October, 2021, full schedule details are available on the event website

Register for the H2O Hack here

Brought to you by the Centre for Entrepreneurial Agri-Technology (CEAT),  ANU Institute of Water Futures, and Canberra Innovation Network (CBRIN), in collaboration with the ANU Institute for Space, CSIRO and Charles Sturt University.


Application closing date

21 September 2021
Applications open for this opportunity: 
21 Sep 2021

Updated:  10 August 2021/Responsible Officer:  Dean, CECS/Page Contact:  CECS Marketing