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Winners Announced in 3 Contests!

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After much hard work from our Contest Advisors, Judges, Fellows, and, not least, the proposal authors, the MIT Climate CoLab and our contest collaborators are pleased to announce winners for 3 contests from our winter contest cycle.
On February 22, 2016, 9 Finalists were announced within the following contests:
From these, Judges and the public have selected their favorites. Now, the results are in, and we’re excited to share the Judges’ Choice and Popular Choice winners for each of these contests!
Uniquely, for each of these contests, the Judges’ Choice (selected by Judges) and Popular Choice winners (selected by public vote) were the same.
 

 

Winners

Harnessing the Power of MIT Alumni

Contest organized by: MIT’s Plan for Action on Climate Change leadership

Judges’ Choice Winner
  • ClimateX / Team MITACAL
    ClimateX is a platform where MIT Alumni can learn climate-related science, technology and policy while transitioning into a green career.
Popular Choice Winner – 359 Votes
  • ClimateX / Team MITACAL
    ClimateX is a platform where MIT Alumni can learn climate-related science, technology and policy while transitioning into a green career.

Designing High-Density Urban Bike Parking

Contest organized by: Kendall Square Eco-District

Judges’ Choice Winner
  • The Flycle/ J2 for K2
    The flycycle is efficient, accessible, easy for any organization to buy and install, and a beautiful addition to street life.
Popular Choice Winner- 270 Votes
  • The Flycle/ J2 for K2
    The flycycle is efficient, accessible, easy for any organization to buy and install, and a beautiful addition to street life.

Fostering Climate Collaboration in Boulder, CO

Contest organized by: City of Boulder, CO & 100 Resilient Cities

Judges’ Choice Winner

Popular Choice Winner- 153 Votes

All of the Judges’ Choice and Popular Choice winners will be invited to present at MIT, join the Climate CoLab winners’ program, and, along with all of the other contests’ Judges’ Choice & Popular Choice winners, compete for the $10,000 Grand Prize to be announced in the fall. Some contests may have additional awards; see the contest’s “Resources” page for additional details.

Please join us in congratulating not only these winners in their achievements, but also the Semi-Finalists, Finalists, and all proposal authors within thei contests for their ideas.

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