Canberra Adaptive City Open Innovation Challenge

Adaptive City 2022
  • 15 April 2022
  • Canberra Innovation Network Level 5, 1 Moore Street Canberra

Event information

Canberra has always had a plan, and now we are putting the challenge to YOU to conceptualise the Canberra of 2040. We are looking for design ideas, business ideas, innovations, sustainability solutions, program proposals and more help to materialise a future of Canberra that is clever, connected and full of creative energy.

Submit your concept by 15 April 2022 to compete for prizes from a cash pool of $20,000

Challenge Statement

With the population in Canberra predicted to reach over 1 million people by 2040, we are looking for design ideas and innovations across a range of sectors aimed at making the Canberra of the future a better place to live, work, move, learn and play.


Teams and individuals are invited to submit proposals for a technological or social innovation idea, business idea or policy proposal leveraging researchers, design, collaboration, and innovation to address our biggest opportunities to grow smarter and perhaps faster or healthier as a city by 2040. Please review the Competition Rules before you submit your concept.

Visit the Adaptive City website to find out more.