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Upcoming Events

Aqua 365: Innovation for Water
March 2022

Aqua 365: Innovation for Water

Aqua365 was born as an innovation challenge for College/University students who wish to resolve and commit themselves to different specific problems regarding water in vulnerable communities. It is an opportunity to search for innovative, replicable and scalable solutions for different communities throughout the national territory. In this 2022 version, the problem of 2 communities will be resolved, one in the Biobío Region and the other in the Metropolitan Region.

Learn more here

Olimpíada Argentina de Tecnología (OATec 2022)
September 2022

Olimpíada Argentina de Tecnología (OATec 2022)

This unique event organized by the Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires (ITBA) and sponsored by Xylem will take place on October 14 to 15. Each student will have a day and a half to imagine, plan and experimentally develop solutions to the challenges posed.

Learn more here

 

Past Events

Join the Xylem Global Student Innovation Challenge 2022!
March 2022

Join the Xylem Global Student Innovation Challenge 2022!

Students aged 13 to 25 are invited to create projects that tackle one of the world’s most pressing environmental challenges: water. This 8-week virtual #hackathon will offer access to informative webinars and mentoring by leading water experts to develop projects addressing issues such as water equity and net zero emissions. Students of all experience levels are encouraged to participate!

Students will be in the running for 8 cash prizes from the $20,000 prize pool, including $5,000 grand prizes for the top secondary (high school) and tertiary (university) projects.

Now Open for Registration!

RE-NEW Our World Innovation Challenge 2022
March 2022

RE-NEW Our World Innovation Challenge 2022

This challenge calls for students aged 8-18 in the UAE to ideate novel innovative solutions tackling a water issue of their choice (water scarcity, water pollution, water access) locally or globally. Participants seek support from their teachers, mentors and attend online innovation workshops.

Learn more here

EauMega Innovation Challenge 2022
January 2022

EauMega Innovation Challenge 2022

Join the EauMega Youth Steering Committee, UNESCO and Xylem for a unique 68-hour event between January 11 and 14 to solve water challenges.

Learn More here.

HackZurich – Xylem sponsor of the Europe’s Biggest Hackathon
September 2021

HackZurich – Xylem sponsor of the Europe’s Biggest Hackathon

Xylem is a proud sponsor of HackZurich 2021!

Europe's BIGGEST hackathon is back & will be happening from 24-26 September 2021 ! The best thing is:

You can choose to either join from the comforts of your home around the world, or physically, or both ! What are you waiting for?

Only about 1000 participants, in teams of 2 to 4, will be chosen to represent their schools to develop innovative web-, mobile- and hardware-applications during the 40 hour hackathon. Hardware, technology, and tools will be provided - all for free !

Join us in pushing the edges of technology!

Register now hackzurich.com/apply

Xylem Ignite Awards Ceremony & Global Launch
July 2021

Xylem Ignite Awards Ceremony & Global Launch

Xylem Ignite is Xylem’s global youth program to develop a strong network of passionate, creative student leaders, and empower them to drive real changes in the water industry. The Xylem Ignite Awards Ceremony and Global Launch will introduce this new initiative and celebrate the winners and participants of our inaugural Xylem Global Student Innovation Challenge.

Learn More About the Awards Ceremony & Global Launch

HackEscolar Silabuz 2021

HackEscolar Silabuz 2021

On July 24th, 2021, Xylem partnered with Silabuz (www.silabuz.com), to sponsor Hack – Escolar, one of the largest school innovation contests in Latin America. Due to COVID-19 the event was 100% virtual and students from across Latin America were challenged to demonstrate their digital talent, creativity and apply their coding knowledge to water issues that are affecting the Latam region today. These problems include education, water scarcity and pollution. Xylem were involved as mentors and judges, and will hold 3 master classes and mentroships during the training for the contest for students to learn more. More than 250 registered for the event from across Peru, Chile, Ecuador, Mexico and Colombia.

Learn More About the HackEscolar Silabuz 2021

Major League Hacking INIT 2022 Xylem Water Challenge
June 2021

Major League Hacking INIT 2022 Xylem Water Challenge

Xylem Ignite is a featured sponsor of Major League Hacking’s (MLH) INIT 2021 event - a celebration for the start of the 2021 Hackathon Season! This week-long event will provide challenges for students to complete, a platform for big upcoming announcements, and an engaged community for students to attend talks, make friends, and earn swag.

Learn More About the Major League Hacking INIT 2022 Xylem Water Challenge

Xylem Global Student Innovation Challenge
April 2021

Xylem Global Student Innovation Challenge

This spring, Xylem Ignite is hosting our first annual global water innovation challenge for high school and college students. You’ll have the chance to be mentored by Xylem employees, attend webinars with leaders in the water industry and gain valuable experience with real problem solving!

Learn More About the Xylem Global Student Innovation Challenge

Xylem Ignite Water Masterclass
April 2021

Xylem Ignite Water Masterclass

Xylem Ignite has teamed up with experts in the field from industry and academia to bring you a series of engaging video classes for you to learn about key topics within the water industry.

Learn More About the Water Masterclass Series

Hack-Escolar - Xylem Water Challenge
November 2020

Hack-Escolar - Xylem Water Challenge

On November 21st 2020, Xylem partnered with Silabuz to support Hack - Escolar with one of the largest innovation contests in Latin America. Students had the chance to compete to demonstrate their digital talent and creativity by creating technological solutions to problems in their community.

Learn More About the Hack-Escolar Xylem Water Challenge

Xylem Reach 2020 High School Hackathon
September 2020

Xylem Reach 2020 High School Hackathon

On September 24, students, mentors and speakers gathered virtually to learn about water, Xylem, and the exciting challenges crafted for students to “hack on”.

Find out more about our inaugural Xylem Reach High School Hackathon to Solve Water

Watermark for Youth Virtual Plogging
July 2020

Watermark for Youth Virtual Plogging

Plogging is a fitness trend that blends jogging (or walking) with picking up trash and debris that can often flow into waterways. Xylem Ignite and volunteer students took part in a virtual event.

Learn more on this great way to keep active

High School Water Hack with Major League Hacking
June 2020

High School Water Hack with Major League Hacking

Over 300 participants joined the virtual event and spent 24 hours hacking, creating innovative solutions to solve world's challenges.

Learn More About the Water Hack powered by Xylem