The Challenge problem statement:
The Challenge seeks to engage teams throughout New Zealand to develop a product or service that detects, monitors or measures water or soil pollution using the very latest satellite and unmanned aircraft technology.
ChristchurchNZ, in partnership with Airbus and MBIE have launched a Challenge for the brightest minds in New Zealand to solve one of the world’s biggest issues, using emerging unmanned aircraft (UA) and space data technology.
Applicants will design and build a cutting-edge product or service using space and UA technology to enable sustainable water and soil management in the agritech sector.
Up to 20 applicants will be accepted, and invited into a virtual incubator programme with access to Airbus data and technology, mentorship from tech and agri specialists and the use of testing solutions and guidance from Airways.
The Challenge will culminate in a national demo and pitch event in Christchurch in October 2019, with the winning team receiving a cash prize of $30,000.
For more information about the NZ Aerospace Challenge, go to NZAerospaceChallenge.com