Lettinga Award 2017

Do you work with urban, industrial, agricultural waste(waters), and you have an innovative project idea for application of anaerobic technology? Lettinga Award 2017 – a prize of 10’000 Euros - may help you developing it further.

The award will be given to an innovative idea in using anaerobic technology for closing resource cycles. The sponsors of the award Paques, Biothane and LeAF are excited to stimulate ideas that could contribute to future sustainable societies.

How to apply?

Pitch your idea and make a short movie. Send us your movie (max. 5 minutes) together with a short abstract (max. 500 words, template available for download on the right) via https://wetransfer.com/ to e-mail address: info@leaf-wageningen.nl

You can send us your movie and an abstract until May 31, 2017.

Best five ideas will receive feedback by judges and will be asked to provide additional information about their idea.

The Lettinga Award is traditionally coupled to the IWA World Conference on Anaerobic Digestion (AD), where the winner will be announced to the public. The next AD World Conference will take place on 17-20 October 2017 in Beijing, China.

If you need an inspiration on how to pitch your idea, you could check some of these links below as inspiration.

Articles & videos for inspiration on how to pitch your idea:

Article 1, Article 2, Video 1

Important dates:

May 31 Deadline for the submissions
June 30 Results known; Feedback/questions of the judges sent to the top five ideas;
August Deadline for the top 5 finalists for submitting their answers/comments;
October 20 The winner of the Lettinga Award 2017 publicly announced at the AD World conference in Beijing, China

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