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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

Overview

Date September 21(Mon)
Venue Daegu EXCO
Hosts / Sponsors Ministry of Environment, Korea Water Forum / Ministry of Education Embassy of Sweden in Rep. of Korea, K-water, Korea Foundation for the Advancement of Science and Creativity
Participant Highschool students with Korean nationality, from age 15 to 18
  * 1 to 2 students and 1 advisory teacher may form a team
Project thesis Creative solutions to water related problems
Contents 1. Screening on the solutions proposed by youth
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 2021) as Korean representatives



Schedule

Category Date
Call for participants Until 8th of May
Announcement of finalists May 15
Interim presentation & Incubating* June 20
Final competition and award ceremony In September



Award

Awards Prize
The Best Prime Minister of Republic of Korea's Award Certificate of award &
participation in SJWP2021,
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
President of Korea Foundation for the Advancement of Science and Creativity’s Award

KJWP 2019 Outcome

T i t l e Korea Junior Water Prize 2019
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
Contents 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)
Result
  • Prime Minister of Republic of Korea's Award : HONAM, The Separation of metal ion from Heavy Metal Ion Mixture by “Alginate- Liquid Filter”
  • Minister of Environment of Republic of Korea's Award : RUSTY NAILS, Preparation and Characterization of Iron Oxide Using Acetic Peroxide and Nails, and Removal of Heavy Metals in Water
  • President of Korea Water Forum's Award : Upconversion, Utilizing silver nanoparticles, lanthanides and TiO2 to make a water-purifying-system in sunlight
  • Minister of Education of Republic of Korea's Award : W.C(Water Cleaner), Microplastic Collection Modeling of Sewage Treatment Plant Using Pacman Colloid and Manta Ray Filter
  • Swedish Ambassador to the Republic of Korea's Award : #AQUARIUS, Seawater desalination and renewable energy storage technology using “electrochemical cell with channel type flow electrode unit"
  • CEO of K-water's Award : You & Kimberly, Sustainable development diatomite water collector