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LeakKiller Challenge

LeakKiller Challenge

Design an IoT open source hardware solution to stop water leakage 

An exciting opportunity to put your design skills to good use. Design a smart open source water management and leak prevention solution and win up to £15,000. Entry is easy, simply contribute an article here about your design to be in with a chance of winning. Entry is open until November 27th. Good luck.

  

DesignSpark and Legal & General have collaborated in bringing the LeakKiller Challenge to our community. We are looking for a low-cost, open source smart water leakage detection and shut off solution which can work in the home. This challenge is open to DesignSpark members, register today for free.

Although no entries will be shown until after the competition closes, please visit this area for updates and related content.

Please view the guidance document below for full details of what is required when entering the challenge. 

Also please ensure you have read and agreed to the Terms and Conditions prior to posting your entry. 

Questions & Answers

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Looking for a solution to a design conundrum? Browse our LeakKiller Challenge questions and find the best answers, as voted for by our community.

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Latest Activity Stream

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GreigRS

LeakKiller Challenge

November 7, 2017 11:11

LeakKiller Challenge - still time to get your entries in

The last few weeks of the LeakKiller Challenge are upon us. Hopefully, you are adding the finishing touches to your entry. If you are pushed for time why not focus on one the 3 elements within the challenge to be in with a chance of winning £5,000

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LeakKiller Challenge

November 3, 2017 15:21

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LeakKiller Challenge

October 10, 2017 09:06

LeakKiller Challenge update

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LeakKiller Challenge

September 25, 2017 10:50

LeakKiller Design Challenge Q&As

Thanks for sending your questions in with regards to the LeakKiller design challenge. Questions and answers will be added here to support all our community engineers that are taking part in the design challenge.

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LeakKiller Challenge

September 19, 2017 14:32

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This month, DesignSpark and Legal & General launched the LeakKiller design challenge. This collaborative open-source hardware competition asks designers to come up with a solution to detect water leakage fast and stop it in its tracks.

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LeakKiller Challenge

September 4, 2017 12:18

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LeakKiller Challenge

September 4, 2017 12:17

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LeakKiller Challenge

September 4, 2017 12:17

LeakKiller Challenge Guidance Document & Terms and Conditions

This is the guidance document for the LeakKiller Challenge, it contains the overview of the challenge requirements, Terms and Conditions and links to support material for help with your design.

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LeakKiller Challenge

September 4, 2017 12:16

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