Seeed for Earth 2018

On this Earth Day, we'd like you to showcase your environment-themed projects! Get involved and make an impact!

This contest is over and the winners are being selected. Winners will be announced on May 24, 2018.

Contest status

Judging in progress

Winners announced by: May 24, 2018

Prizes

Top prize: Trip to Shenzhen
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One round-trip flight ticket (economy class) from your city to Shenzhen during Maker Faire Shenzhen and Seeed Conference in November 2018, and lodging accommodation for 4 nights. For team who wins the top prize, we only offer one ticket.

$2,500 value

Timeline

Project submissions open:

April 19, 2018 at 7:00 PM PT

Project submissions close:

May 19, 2018 at 7:00 PM PT

Winners announced by:

May 24, 2018

Contest brief

UPDATE

We’re honored to announce that we’ve invited the following guests to get involved in the contest as Honor Judges. They will help select the top 15 projects out of the final 30 projects that we narrow down.

Adam Benzion, Co-founder & CEO at Hackster.io
Barbara Martinez, Open Innovation Director for Conservation X Labs
Cesar Jung-Harada, Director of MakerBay, CEO of Scoutbots
Shuyang Zhou, Director of Strategic Partnership at Seeed
Tomas Diaz, Director of the FAB City, Research Laboratory at IAAC, Co-founder of Smart Citizen

April 22, 2018 marks the 48th annual Earth Day, a day for civic participation and demonstration of support for environment protection. We are excited to announce that Seeed and Hackster have teamed up to lead this 'Seeed for Earth 2018' Contest, calling for environmental-themed projects to inspire our community to invent things that will benefit our beautiful planet!

We're giving away 15 awesome Seeed & Hackster-powered prizes for the top submissions:

  • Top prize: One round-trip flight ticket (economy class) from your city to Shenzhen during Maker Faire Shenzhen and Seeed Conference in November 2018, and lodging accommodation for 4 nights.
  • 10 Projects of Merit: One Seeed Environmental Kit to each of the additional 10 top projects (one kit each, customs taxes not included. See list for product details).

So if there is something in the environment that you are passionate about - climate, energy, water, soil, air, or even food, this is your chance to make a project about it! It can also be a previous project related to environmental issues. You can work on your own or with a team to develop your project.

Get involved and make an impact! Why? Because we only have one rock in space – and remember: “The power is yours!” – Captain Planet

*No clue what to make? Here are some environment projects supported by Seeed, check them out NOW.

Attachment: one Environmental Product Kit includes:

Controllers (4)

Sensors (10)

Actuators (6)

Others (6)