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Materials Matter


Question: Fabrics and textiles impact our climate -- a lot. How can we spark a materials revolution by rethinking how we value and use them?
Submit Proposals:
Rules: All entrants must agree to the Contest rules and Terms of Use
Deadline: Monday, May 23, 2016 at 20:00:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Judging Criteria & Prizes: See below.

Judging Criteria

This contest seeks the following: 

Contest entries can be in the form of the following:

Proposals can be at any stage of development: 

This contest is not seeking the following:



In addition to wide recognition by the MIT Climate CoLab, the winner* of the Materials Contest will receive a $10,000 prize. 

* The term winner should be understood as the Judges' Choice winner, as selected by Nike contest Judges. The Judges' Choice winner will be the recipient of the cash prize. Both the Judges' Choice and the Popular Choice winners will be invited to present at MIT's Crowds & Climate Conference in September.


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