Innovation America Innovation America Accelerating the growth of the GLOBAL entrepreneurial innovation economy
Founded by Rich Bendis

Gulf oil spill cleanupHave an innovative solution to clean up the BP oil disaster in the Gulf? Now's your chance to be heard--and make some money in the process. At the TEDxOilSpill conference this morning, Francis Beland, VP, Prize Development at the X Prize Foundation announced a sweet incentive for figuring out a way to mop up BP's mess: a $10 million X Prize.

The prize is a testament to the difficulty of stopping the oil spill--similarly large X Prizes have been offered for DNA sequencing technology, fuel-efficient vehicles, and robotic moon missions. No word yet on requirements for winners, but Beland is already soliciting suggestions at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Details will be announced in the coming weeks.

To read the full, original article click on this link: X Prize Foundation Announces $10 Million Oil Disaster Cleanup Challenge | Fast Company

Author: Ariel Schwartz