The Circular Economy Food XPRIZE

Changing the way we produce, process, distribute and consume.

What problems will be solved with this prize? What breakthroughs will solve these problems?

Food waste.

What are teams required to demonstrate? How long should they be given to do so? Write down your “winning team will” statement.

    Food basket, no more X$ A fully circular physical grocery story with 1,000 items Nutrition density CO2 -ve (sequester) +ve livelihoods +ve biodiversity

Prize purse: How much and why? Will there be milestone prizes in addition to the grand prize?

$50 million

After the prize is won, how will these solutions be deployed at scale? What barriers might exist, and what “impact activities” could we run during or after the prize?

Open-source processes.

We would like to invite the community to analyze this prize idea from the perspective of six stakeholder groups:

  • Finance and investment
  • Culture and activism
  • Community builders and connectors
  • Multinational corporations
  • Policymakers and regulators
  • Entrepreneurs and innovators
  • When you put yourself in the shoes in one of these groups, how might this prize idea change? Are there things you would add, amplify, or modify?