Cash Prize for Coastal Inundation Solutions

The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has launched a new marine innovation challenge, focused on identifying the causes and risks of coastal inundation and mitigating its effects.

As part of the ADMIRALTY Marine Innovation Programme, the latest challenge invites participants to develop solutions that provide disaster relief agencies with a clear view of coastal inundation situations and support other groups to identify vulnerable areas and put in place mitigation measures before an inundation event occurs. 

Participants will have access to geospatial and scientific ADMIRALTY data throughout the challenge and will get the chance to work with leading experts and receive support from UKHO staff as they develop a prototype product. 

The winning team will receive hands-on support and marine geospatial information, in addition to a cash prize of $10,000 Singapore dollars to develop an alpha product that could help to protect the lives and livelihoods of millions of people around the world.

You can find out more about the challenge and access the application form at:

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