The Bicentennial Student Sustainability Challenge, impact200, is a hands-on learning opportunity for McGill students and recent alumni.

Key dates

Key dates 2020


July 6 Registration opens on the impact200 website

September 16 | Impact200 officially kicks off with the Fall Semester
Registration remains open and team formation to continue until deadline. More workshops to be announced. 

December 1 | Deadline for Round One submissions
Registration, team formation, and proposal submission form

Key dates 2021


January 7 | Semi-finalists announcement (maximum of thirty teams) 

February 26 | Deadline for semi-finalists’ written submissions
The proposal should be comprised of a PDF or word document, a one-minute video presentation, and a poster to be displayed as part of the exhibition component of the challenge during the summer of 2021.  

March 16-18 | Semi-finalists’ pitches

April 6 | Finalists announcement and start of project development
A maximum of ten teams are invited to develop their final proposal and pitch over the summer of 2021. Team members may be eligible for a stipend to cover living expenses. Additionally, each team will receive up to 5,000$ to cover costs to develop final proposal and pitch.

October 12 | Finalists' deadline to submit proof of concept of their proposal

November 2 or 9 | Finalists’ pitches
The jury will assess the teams based on their pitch and proof of concept submission. 

November 23 or 25 | Winner announcements and Closing Gala Ceremony

Dates are subject to change. Participants will be notified in advance of any changes.