The Honey Bee Health Coalition recently launched the 2017 Bee Nutrition Challenge: An Innovation Award to find new, innovative ideas to support honey bee nutrition. The competition will harness the best ideas to improve our understanding of honey bee nutrition and ensure these industrious pollinators can continue to support modern agriculture and food production.
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The competition’s judges will award a total of up to $40,000 of prize money to up to four amazing project ideas. Winners also will have full access to subject matter experts and others from the Coalition’s member organizations — including mentoring and advice. The finalists and winners will respectively receive travel stipends for the 2018 American Bee Research Conference and the 2019 American Bee Research Conference.
Have questions about the 2017 Bee Nutrition Challenge: An Innovation Award? The Coalition will hold a Q&A conference call (866-315-1575) from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Central Time on September 7, 2017, to answer potential applicants’ questions.