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International Erie Hack & Water Innovation Summit in CLE

“Our goal is to raise awareness about our precious freshwater resource and turn the teams’ big ideas into start-ups that will drive innovation and economic development in Northeast Ohio and the Lake Erie region,” CWA executive director Bryan Stubbs said.

Nine teams will compete for a grand prize of $40,000 in cash at the finals on May 3:
MicroBuoy (Detroit), Water Warriors (Akron/Cleveland), Fish.io.ai (Cleveland), Hydrosense (Akron/Cleveland), Orbitist (Buffalo), WaterWatcher (Buffalo), Purily (Detroit), Plex Net LLC (Toledo), and ExtremeComms Lab (Buffalo)

Teams will present their solutions to a panel of judges, including Cleveland Metroparks CEO Brian Zimmerman and Jeff Hoffman, co-founder of priceline.com. Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson will participate in the summit, which will feature speakers such as Jay Famiglietti, senior water scientist at NASA’s jet propulsion laboratory, and Rebekah Eggers, Global Water Leader at IBM…

Sound of Ideas: Erie Hack

…galvanizing the power of technology and the entrepreneurial spirit in an effort to solve challenges facing Lake Erie. We’ll talk to those behind the upcoming Erie Hack and Water Innovation Summit.

[Erie Hack Audio Begins at 18:40]

 

UB students aim to improve lake sustainability via “Erie Hack”

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB)- How do you “hack” a lake?

“Unlike other hacks we’re actually finding real-life solutions that address Lake Erie’s biggest concerns,” explained UB sophomore Isabel Hall.

Problems like pollution, invasive species, and water quality are the focus of the 2017 Erie Hack competition; hacking Lake Erie is really about using technology to make it better.

The competition stretches throughout the Erie Basin region…

Saving Lake Erie: 3 local teams compete in finals of ErieHack competition

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Threats to Lake Erie offer up plenty of opportunities for technological innovation.

Systems are being created to monitor the nutrient runoff that breeds harmful algal blooms, to categorize the fish population in the lake, and to ensure that communities understand the value of water.

The Cleveland Water Alliance prompted the development of these ideas with a competition designed to parlay an environmentally challenged lake into a business proposition…

Hackathon aims to clean up Lake Erie

Pollution and other problems plague areas all over the Great Lakes region. And they can make drinking or swimming dangerous. There’s plenty of blame to go around for this – city water utilities, agriculture, and politicians to name a few.

Now an unlikely industry has joined the search for solutions — technology is taking on Lake Erie….

Erie Hack asks hackers, water experts to solve Lake Erie's biggest problems

If you’re a hacker who loves Lake Erie, the Cleveland Water Alliance wants you.

The alliance is recruiting coders, engineers, data junkies and water experts interested in tackling some of Lake Erie’s biggest challenges as part of a hackathon-style program called Erie Hack…

Press Release

CLEVELAND, Ohio (February 10, 2017) – The Cleveland Water Alliance, in conjunction with numerous partners from throughout the Lake Erie basin, including NASA Glenn Research Center, Digital C and the Great Lakes Observing System, has released its six challenge statements for Erie Hack, a tech-driven international water innovation competition and accelerator program that will culminate in a two-day summit in Cleveland in early May.

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Cleveland Meetups

Videos

UB students aim to improve lake sustainability via “Erie Hack”

Cleveland Quarter Final Promo Video

Erie Hack

Tech Time: Innovative Solutions for Clean Water

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What Technical Skills do you have?

What Soft Skills do you have?

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What Challenges interest you?

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NEWS

International Erie Hack & Water Innovation Summit in CLE

“Our goal is to raise awareness about our precious freshwater resource and turn the teams’ big ideas into start-ups that will drive innovation and economic development in Northeast Ohio and the Lake Erie region,” CWA executive director Bryan Stubbs said.

Nine teams will compete for a grand prize of $40,000 in cash at the finals on May 3:
MicroBuoy (Detroit), Water Warriors (Akron/Cleveland), Fish.io.ai (Cleveland), Hydrosense (Akron/Cleveland), Orbitist (Buffalo), WaterWatcher (Buffalo), Purily (Detroit), Plex Net LLC (Toledo), and ExtremeComms Lab (Buffalo)

Teams will present their solutions to a panel of judges, including Cleveland Metroparks CEO Brian Zimmerman and Jeff Hoffman, co-founder of priceline.com. Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson will participate in the summit, which will feature speakers such as Jay Famiglietti, senior water scientist at NASA’s jet propulsion laboratory, and Rebekah Eggers, Global Water Leader at IBM…

Sound of Ideas: Erie Hack

…galvanizing the power of technology and the entrepreneurial spirit in an effort to solve challenges facing Lake Erie. We’ll talk to those behind the upcoming Erie Hack and Water Innovation Summit.

[Erie Hack Audio Begins at 18:40]

 

UB students aim to improve lake sustainability via “Erie Hack”

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB)- How do you “hack” a lake?

“Unlike other hacks we’re actually finding real-life solutions that address Lake Erie’s biggest concerns,” explained UB sophomore Isabel Hall.

Problems like pollution, invasive species, and water quality are the focus of the 2017 Erie Hack competition; hacking Lake Erie is really about using technology to make it better.

The competition stretches throughout the Erie Basin region…

Saving Lake Erie: 3 local teams compete in finals of ErieHack competition

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Threats to Lake Erie offer up plenty of opportunities for technological innovation.

Systems are being created to monitor the nutrient runoff that breeds harmful algal blooms, to categorize the fish population in the lake, and to ensure that communities understand the value of water.

The Cleveland Water Alliance prompted the development of these ideas with a competition designed to parlay an environmentally challenged lake into a business proposition…

Hackathon aims to clean up Lake Erie

Pollution and other problems plague areas all over the Great Lakes region. And they can make drinking or swimming dangerous. There’s plenty of blame to go around for this – city water utilities, agriculture, and politicians to name a few.

Now an unlikely industry has joined the search for solutions — technology is taking on Lake Erie….

Erie Hack asks hackers, water experts to solve Lake Erie's biggest problems

If you’re a hacker who loves Lake Erie, the Cleveland Water Alliance wants you.

The alliance is recruiting coders, engineers, data junkies and water experts interested in tackling some of Lake Erie’s biggest challenges as part of a hackathon-style program called Erie Hack…

Press Release

CLEVELAND, Ohio (February 10, 2017) – The Cleveland Water Alliance, in conjunction with numerous partners from throughout the Lake Erie basin, including NASA Glenn Research Center, Digital C and the Great Lakes Observing System, has released its six challenge statements for Erie Hack, a tech-driven international water innovation competition and accelerator program that will culminate in a two-day summit in Cleveland in early May.

Pictures

Cleveland Meetups

Videos

UB students aim to improve lake sustainability via “Erie Hack”

Cleveland Quarter Final Promo Video

Erie Hack

Tech Time: Innovative Solutions for Clean Water

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