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Reimagine CO2

Inspiring the brightest minds around the world to help solve climate change.

A $20 Million global competition to develop breakthrough technologies that will convert CO₂ emissions from power plants and industrial facilities into valuable products like building materials, alternative fuels and other items that we use every day. Teams will be scored on how much CO₂ they convert and the net value of their products.

Read more about the competition

PRIZE PROGRESS

9/2015
Launch
4/30/2016
Early
Registration
Deadline
7/15/2016
Round 1
Submission Deadline
Final Registration Deadline
10/15/2016
Semi-Finalists Announced And Round 2 Begins
10/10/2017
Round 2
Submission
Deadline
2/2018
Finalists Announced, Milestone Purses Awarded, And
Round 3 Begins
6/2018
Test Facilities
Open To Teams
6/2019
Round 3
Operational
Period Begins
2/2020
Round 3
Operational
Period Ends
3/2020
Winners Announced And Grand Prize Purses Awarded

Media Mentions

May 21, 2017
Storing carbon may give way to using it as an ingredient in salable—and profitable—products.
May 17, 2017
Civil engineer Mahoutian is the founder of Carbicrete in Montreal, Canada. The company hopes to create carbon-negative concrete blocks; the aim is to not only eliminate carbon dioxide waste from the production process, but also to capture and store extra CO2.
March 13, 2017

It has been derided as an expensive excuse to burn coal. But now, carbon capture technology may be leading to new commercial uses that could end up in your mouth.

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