The Water Hub: Challenge Driven Competitions

Posted: 01.04.2019

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The Water Hub in Durham have announced a number of exciting challenge driven competitions open to all interested parties. Please follow the URL links below for further information:


Design of Our Tyne” - £2K to bring to life a 3D visualisation of a greener Tyne Estuary

The Tyne Estuary Partnership are seeking inspiration to visualise how the Newcastle Quayside could be transformed and what this green space could look like.

Funding will be awarded by the Environment Agency. 

Budget: £2,000 

Deadline: 10th May 2019


Mapping Invasive & Non- Native Species – remote sensing opportunities” - £2K to map INNS in the Old Durham Beck

Wear Rivers Trust is looking for a more cost effective and consistent way of mapping invasive plant species in the Wear catchment.

Budget: £2,000

Deadline: 25th April 2019


Inspiring people to care about our rivers through digital technologies” – £1.5K for an options appraisal

National Trust want to explore how digital tech can attract new audiences to engage with rivers. They want to see what is possible and how they could adopt this

technology. They will award a contract of £1500 to the winning range of ideas.

Budget: £1,500 

Deadline: 2nd May 2019


Using Augmented and Virtual Reality for enhancing householder flood preparedness and resilience” - £3K for a feasibility study

Teesside University are offering a £3000 contract on preparing an initial feasibility study into how Augmented and/or Virtual Reality can be practically applied to

enhancing householder flood preparedness and resilience.

Budget: £3,000 

Deadline: 10th May 2019


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