Who will be The Liveability Challenge 2022 Grand Winner?

The Liveability Challenge 2022 Grand Finalists have been unveiled!

1. Permanent utility-scale CO2 sequestration for cities and industry by CQUESTR8 (United Kingdom)
2. Sustainable land management and livelihood improvement through a scalable social forestry model incorporating blended finance by Fairventures Social Forestry (Germany)
3. Measuring carbon flux in real-time for monitoring of carbon by GAIT (New Zealand/Singapore)
4. Enhancing nutrition and taste of alternative meats with cell-based fat by ImpacFat (Japan/Singapore)
5. Low-energy data centres through artificial intelligence and digital twin technology by Red Dot Analytics (Singapore)
6. Making cultivated meat affordable through a low-cost universal serum by Wasna (Belgium/Singapore)

Finalists will stand a chance to secure the grand prize of up to S$1 million in grant funding for project development by Temasek Foundation and a minimum of S$100,000 investment by  Amasia, PlanetRise, Purpose Venture Capital, Quest Ventures and Silverstrand Capital!

Join us to witness history in the making as we crown this year's Grand Winner! 

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The Finale.

9 June 2022

In partnership with Ecosperity Week 2022, Grand Finalists will get an exclusive opportunity to pitch their game-changing solutions at The Liveability Challenge Grand Finale to a team of Asia’s most sought-after investors! The top solutions will not only be able to deliver measurable impact for society and planet, but also provide a rare—and profitable—business opportunity.

The best solutions will be selected by our judges to win up to S$1 million in project funding by Temasek Foundation, a minimum of S$100,000 investment each by Amasia, Silverstrand Capital, Quest Ventures and Purpose Venture Capital.

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Submissions.

14 January – 13 April 2022

The Liveability Challenge is back on a search for innovative solutions to combat urban challenges of the 21st century! As the world’s population is expected to increase to 10 billion by 2050, current infrastructure and resources are straining to catch up. How can we live sustainably and within our planetary boundaries?

From 14 January to 13 April 2022, submit your ideas to vie for the grand prize of up to S$1 million in grant funding for project development, among other opportunities!

Be part of The Liveability Challenge, submit your solution today.

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28 July 2021

In an exciting virtual showdown at The Liveability Challenge Grand Finale on 28 July 2021, six carefully chosen finalists presented their groundbreaking, innovative ideas for liveable cities in the tropics to a panel of expert judges. SeaChange, Inc swept the grand prize of S$1 million in funding for its technology that converts dissolved CO2 in sea water into stable solid carbonates, which can be used to make construction materials such as cement and concrete.

Four more prizes of mentorships and fundraising opportunities were awarded to our finalists – a S$100,000 investment by Planet Rise and a S$50,000 investment by Amasia to SEPPURE, a S$50,000 investment by Amasia to DiviGas, a S$50,000 investment by Silverstrand Capital to NEU Battery Materials, and the popular vote to AEGIS Packaging.

Read about the 2021 Grand Finale here

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2020 Winner.

Winner

TurtleTree Labs emerged the Grand Winner of TheLiveability Challenge 2020 and was awarded S$1 million in project funding by Temasek Foundation. Singapore-based biotechnology company, TurtleTree Labs also won a S$100,000 investment, introductions to at least 10 impact investors with mentoring, and a spot on a leading accelerator programme with Planet Rise. The innovative lab-grown milk concept avoids the climate impact and animal welfare issues the $700 billion industrial dairy industry is associated with.

Read more about TLC 2020 here

2019 Winner.

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Sophie’s Kitchen, a firm that makes a sustainable plant protein, is the winner of The Liveability Challenge 2019, a global search for ideas to make Southeast Asia’s cities more liveable and resilient. With the win, Temasek Foundation has awarded S$1 million to Sophie’s Kitchen to produce the protein, made with microalgae, can be used in anything from dietary supplements and cooking oil to biofuel, and will become part of a global market for alternative protein set to be worth US$16 billion by 2025.

Read more about TLC 2019

2018 Winner.

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RWDC Industries, whose proposal replaces single-use plastic straws with drinking straws made from a certified biodegradable biopolymer is the winner of The Liveability  Challenge 2018 with biodegradable straws. With the win, RWDC Industries will produce biodegradable straws that would decompose under regular natural conditions into water and carbon dioxide.

Read more about TLC 2018

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