Participants are free to protect their intellectual property (IP) before submitting their ideas/applications. Carbon Zero Challenge does not undertake to protect, license, buy or stake any claim to the ownership of IP contained in any submission.
The role of Carbon Zero Challenge, therefore, is limited to that of a facilitator – to encourage innovation , explore potential incubation of the shortlisted entries and help bring individual inventors , industry , investors together
Participants are therefore cautioned to take any steps they deem necessary, to protect their IP before any public display of their inventions.
Notwithstanding the above, Carbon Zero Challenge shall on its part, take reasonable measures to ensure confidentiality of ideas submitted.