Climate Change & Health Solutions Challenge


Do you have a creative solution to address the impact of climate change on human health? Your ideas are needed and may earn up to $10,000 in funding!  

WHAT: Climate Change and Health Solutions seeks to leverage the entrepreneurial spirit of the University of Iowa community to develop innovations that reduce the health effects of climate change.

WHO: This challenge is open to individuals or teams composed of undergraduate and graduate students, staff, and/or faculty. Applicants are invited to submit two-page proposals describing the problem they seek to address and their potential solution. Following an expert review process, up to four proposals will be awarded $10,000 each to put their ideas into action.

WHEN: The proposal deadline is Sept. 20, 2023.

HOW: Learn more at

Send questions to Prof. Peter Thorne at

Thursday, May 4, 2023