ADAPT: Design for Testing

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180 DAYS: June 8, 2020 to November 30, 2020

Competitors in this stage will be challenged to design flexible systems to meet site conditions at Jennette’s Pier in the Outer Banks of North Carolina and will have 180 days to prepare their submission. Up to 10 winners will be awarded from a total prize pool of up to $800,000. Any eligible entity may compete in ADAPT Stage regardless of whether they were a competitor in the CONCEPT or DESIGN Stage, but no new competitors will be allowed entry into the prize after the ADAPT Stage.

Solutions that help shape the future

Are you a thinker, entrepreneur, facility or potential partner? Anyone with an innovative idea can help promote transformation by participating in the American-Made Challenges.

Compete in the ADAPT Stage