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Food Security Action Challenge

Priority Area: Food Action
Dates: Oct 2022 - Dec 2022
Status: In Progress

The Halifax Innovation Outpost, in collaboration with Just Food and HalifACT, issued an open call in September 2022 for ideas that can strengthen food security within Halifax Regional Municipality. Challenge winners will be announced in November 2022.

Climate Action Challenge

Priority Area: Climate Action
Dates: Oct 2022 - Dec 2022
Status: In Progress

The Halifax Innovation Outpost, in collaboration with HalifACT, issued an open call for climate solutions in September 2022. Organizations or teams that have an idea that they would like to develop and test were invited to apply. Challenge winners will be announced in November 2022.

Food Community Challenge

Priority Area: Food Action
Dates: Feb 2022 - Mar 2022
Status: Completed

The Food Community Program innovation challenge awarded 10 projects that can help strengthen our food community in the Halifax region.

Climate Action Challenge

Priority Area: Climate Action
Dates: Feb 2022 - Apr 2022
Status: Completed

In Partnership with HalifACT, the Halifax Innovation Outpost is working with seven challenge winners to help decarbonize the Halifax economy through green tech, green buildings, and green jobs.

Gigatonne Challenge 2

Priority Area: Climate Action
Dates: Apr 2021 - May 2021
Status: Completed

The Halifax Innovation Outpost partnered with Complexity University to offer the Gigatonne Challenge in April 2021, an intensive, advanced-learning program building practical skills to tackle the climate crisis in Halifax.

Food Security Innovation Challenge

Priority Area: Food Action
Dates: Nov 2020 - Apr 2021
Status: Completed

The Food Security Innovation challenge invited local individuals and organizations to submit ideas to improve food insecurity in Halifax.

Gigatonne Challenge 1

Priority Area: Climate Action
Dates: Aug 2020 - Aug 2020
Status: Completed

A team of 20 climate leaders from Halifax completed Complexity University's Gigatonne Challenge program in August 2020.