Four teams win $100K in Cash & Prizes at Erie Hack

CLEVELAND, Ohio (May 3, 2017) – The Cleveland Water Alliance, in conjunction with numerous partners from throughout the Lake Erie basin, including NASA Glenn Research Center and the Great Lakes Observing System, presented $100K in cash and prizes to four winning teams at the Erie Hack Competition and Water Innovation Summit today. The $40,000 cash grand-prize winner of the Erie Hack, a tech-driven international water innovation competition and accelerator program, was Mirco Buoy, a team out of Wayne State University in Detroit. Its creation is a nano-sensor, contained in a buoy, that can detect environmental contaminants in the water. In addition, the team receives $10,000 in support services. Read more