The 10 teams listed below are moving on to the final phase, each taking home $200,000 in cash prizes, along with a chance to win part of the $2 million Phase 2 prize pool.
All Phase 1 participants will receive judges’ comments within the next two weeks. For those teams selected to move onto Phase 2, please check your email over the next few weeks for next steps and register for the Phase 2 Rules Webinar on Sept. 16, 2021, at 3 p.m. ET.
For Phase 1 participants not selected as finalists, there will be future opportunities to team up with finalists to create a holistic innovation. Stay tuned for more information.
The E-ROBOT Prize Phase 1 winners stood out from the competition by creating high-impact holistic solutions, addressing on-site benefits for worker health and safety, and designing for technical and commercial viability.
Congratulations to the following teams:
Apellix Techstyle Materials: Drone for Applying Multifunctional Control Layers
Friendly Robots Company: The Mayfly and the Aardvark
New York University: EASEEbot
New York, New York
Northeastern University: Precise Air-Sealing Robot for Inaccessible Spaces (PARIS)
R-STRIPE: The R-STRIPE Deep Energy Retrofit System
Thermadrone: Drone Thermography for Building Envelope Retrofit