We are proud to be bringing the AquaHacking Challenge to Atlantic Canada for the first time!
Young tech entrepreneurs from across the region will be engaged to create innovative solutions to some of Atlantic Canada’s leading water issues.


The AquaHacking Challenge in Atlantic Canada will Kick-off in February 2020 and run through to the Final in September 2020.


Water Issues

Will be announced at the Challenge Kickoff on February 26, 2020!

Stay Tuned!



Charlottetown, PEI, Tuesday, Jan 28 -12:30 pm – Room 142, Andrew Hall (550 University Ave)

Memorial University, Thursday, January 30 – 12 pm (Lunch & Learn) – Memorial Centre for Entrepreneurship, S.J. Carew (Engineering) Building – EN3075

Saint Mary’s University, Thursday, February 6 – 12:45 pm (Lunch & Learn)  – SMU campus, Loyola Private Dining Room (L298)

Dalhousie University – Thursday, February 6 – 7:30 pm – Short pitch at Ocean Tech VR Challenge wrap-up – ShiftKey Labs, 4th Goldberg Building, 6050 University Avenue

Dalhousie University – Feb 10 – 12:00 pm – T-Room

University of New Brunswick  – Feb 11 – 12:00 pm (Lunch & Learn) – UNB Fredericton campus, room TBD

Memorial UniversityFeb 13 – Time TBD – St. John’s Memorial Centre for Entrepreneurship, 240 Prince Phillip Drive 40 Arctic Avenue, Engineering Building, EN-3075, S.J. Carew Building

Cape Breton University – TBD

Mount Allison University – TBD

Saint Francis Xavier University – TBD


More information

For more information about upcoming info sessions, webinars and sponsorship opportunities,

contact us: aislin.livingstone@smu.ca

Advisory committee members


Dr. Amina Stoddart – Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Resource Engineering, Dalhousie University
Andrew Sinclair – Surface Water Quality Specialist, Nova Scotia Environment
Colleen McNeil – Analyst, Water and Ecosystems, Environment and Climate Change Canada
Dr. Linda Campbell – Professor and Senior Research Fellow, Environmental Science, Saint Mary’s University
Simon Mitchell – Senior Specialist, Freshwater, WWF-Canada
Dr. Stephanie Gora – Postdoctoral Fellow, Centre for Water Resources Studies, Dalhousie University
Marc Skinner – Senior Associate, Marine Technical Leader, Stantec

National Financial Partners

Local Financial Partners

Academic Partners


Contact us to become a partner!

Implementation partners