Our jury is looking forward to initiatives with the following goals:
Development of innovative, future-oriented technologies for the protection and preservation of the oceans
Promotion and raising awareness of scientific knowledge and development of research capacities
Reduction of waste and nutrients for clean seas
Sustainable management to protect marine and coastal ecosystems and measures to restore fish stocks
high-profile public awareness work, which points to abuses and offers solutions for the sustainable use of our waters
Reduction of acidification of the oceans and their effects
WHEN is the application period?
We are looking forward to all applications submitted through our form, open until 31 of August 2021. Simply insert all needed information and take your chance!
How does the selection work?
Out of all complete applications, that were submitted until the end of the application period, a winner will be chosen in three steps:
Step 1: Our qualified jury will choose 5 nominees from all applicants.
Step 2: Everyone can support their favorite by casting their vote during the Public Voting.
Step 3: the jury appoints the „ocean tribute“ Award winner, the Public Voting counts in!
WHAT is the reward?
The winning idea of the "ocean tribute" Award will be supported with a prize money of 20.000 euro. Additionally, the project can be presented with public appeal on the boot Düsseldorf at love your ocean and with that get more people excited about the winning concept to save the ocean.
What are the selection criteria?
Our expert jury bases its decision on the following criteria when selecting the winning projects:
The project has the potential to induce clear and continuous improvement of the cleanness of our oceans and bodies of water
As many people as possible are integrated into the project and/or participate as a result of it
The project motivates other people and groups, and has the greatest possible effect