Stage I: CONCEPT

Propose a concept for successful, cost-effective fish exclusion at water diversions and intakes

90 DAYS: January 27, 2020 to April 24, 2020
Win Up To 50 Hours of Support

Competitors in the CONCEPT Stage submit their new concepts for successful and cost-effective fish exclusion at water diversions and intakes or improvements to existing fish exclusion technologies. Submissions will include a Technical Narrative which describes the technical innovation, technical feasibility, market feasibility, and a description of a research and development plan for the concept. In addition, competitors must submit a 90-second Video Summary and a one-page summary slide of their concept. The Prize Administrator will screen completed submissions and assign subject matter expert reviewers to independently score the content of each submission. Up to 10 winners will be selected by the Prize Administrator, in consultation with WPTO and Reclamation, for up to 50 hours of support from PNNL, as well as travel expenses for one team member to attend the PITCH CONTEST.

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