Scottish Climate Change App Competition – £50K Up For Grabs

There’s an opportunity for the creative geniuses (genies?) of Scotland’s interactive sector, to get their mitts on £50,000 in prize money, thanks to a new competition created by the Edinburgh Centre For Carbon Innovation and supported by the Scottish Government, Scottish & Southern Energy, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency, Microsoft and Scotland’s 2020 Climate Group.

The competition is open to developers and creators with *some* affiliation to Scotland and is looking for innovative, original and new ideas for tackling climate change.

Scotland has committed to a 42 percent reduction in carbon emissions by 2020, so new ideas an innovation are vital to help the country achieve its objectives.

There’s more information, background and context on the Clean Informatics blog, should you need it.

If you are interested in the competition and in Edinburgh this Tuesday (1st May) you can learn more at the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation at 6pm for free environmentally friendly drinks, nibbles and networking.

To apply simply drop an email to enviroappsocial@smeenviroapp.com 

The closing date is MAY 15th 2012.  That’s in TWO WEEKS.

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