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Objective

KJWP provides the opportunity for youth to develop their creative thinking and explore capabilities by conducting research on water problems and proposing innovative solutions

Short Description

Date & Venue September 04(Wed), 13:00 ~ 18:00 / Daegu EXCO 320AB
Hosts Ministry of Environment, Korea Water Forum
Sponsors Ministry of Education, Embassy of Sweden in Rep. of Korea, K-water, Woongjin·Coway
Application Highschool students with Korean nationality, from age 15 to 18
  * 1 to 2 students and 1 advisory teacher may form a team
Project thesis Proposal of creative solutions to water related problems
Objective 1. Screening on the solutions proposed by youth
  * Project paper written in Korea, Poster written in English
2. Incubating Program, mentoring by specialists for finalists
3. Award given to outstanding projects (including Prime Minister's Award)
  * Prime Minister's Award winning team will be given the privilege to participate in the international competition (Stockholm Junior Water Prize 2020) as Korean representatives



Important Dates

Category Date
Call for participants Until 27th of June
Announcement of finalists July 15
Incubating Program July 27
Final competition and award ceremony* September 4

* Final competition and award ceremony will be held within the Korea International Water Week 2019




Award Plan

Subjects Awards Details of Award
The Best Prime Minister of Republic of Korea's Award Certificate of award &
participation in SJWP2020,
Plaque to the advisory teacher
Outstanding Minister of Environment of Republic of Korea's Award Certificate of award & 3,000,000KRW
President of Korea Water Forum's Award
Minister of Education of Republic of Korea's Award Certificate of award & 1,500,000KRW
Swedish Ambassador of Republic of Korea's Award
CEO of K-water's Award

KIWW 2018 Previous Outcome

T i t l e Korea Junior Water Prize 2018
Date & Time September 12(Wed), 13:00 to 18:20
V e n u e Daegu EXCO 320
H o s t s Ministry of Environment, Korea Water Forum
Sponsors Ministry of Education, Embassy of Sweden in Rep. of Korea, K-water and Coway
No. of Participants Approx. 70 people
Objectives 1. Evaluation of water solutions proposed by youth
    (Research thesis in Korean, posters in English)
2. Award the best & outstanding projects
    (including Prime Minister’s Award)
Major Outcomes
  • Prime Minister's Award : OASIS, Multi-membrane alginate water capsules: A sustainable water supply for agriculture
  • Minister of Education's Award : WARP, A study on the composite function efficiency of rotary double-function seawall through the design and fabrication
  • Minister of Environment's Award : Water Anabaena, Improvement of the water contamination by controlling allelopathy of Anabaena
  • Swedish Embassador of Republic of Korea's Award : Water Bear, Modelling of power generation system using rainwater and its development of EGG(Energy-Generating Gear) Box
  • President of Korea Water Forum's Award : Solartopia, Development of appropriate technology for water-saving laundry using TiO2
  • CEO of K-water's award : lavacrum, Produce simple shower spray Triple S, using coagulation