about the challenge


about the challenge:

The Lightning Lab Electric Innovation Challenge is New Zealand’s first ever open call for innovation in the electricity sector. 

We need New Zealand’s smartest minds looking to improve the future of electric energy in our lives. You might be an inventor, designer, technologist, scientist, coder, engineer, designer, idea guru, student or startup founder. 


Entries ARE NOW CLOSED



YOUR CHANCE TO WIN :

Your entry will get expert analysis, industry attention and the chance at a finalist spot pitching to the Challenge panel for prizes worth $40,000, with a top prize of $20,000.  Find out How it works.

 

YOUR IDEA FITS HERE : 

Your idea, project, product or innovative take on electricity fits into one of the Innovation Challenge tracks - Consumer / Network / Grid  - Register now for your Challenge Pack with full information on what you need to enter. 

 

ATTEND THE ROADSHOW :  

Hear more about the Challenge and the future of energy from local and international perspectives at the Innovation Challenge Roadshow events on Feb 21-23.