The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of the P3-People, Prosperity and the Planet Award Program, is seeking applications proposing to research, develop, and design solutions to real world challenges involving the overall sustainability of human society.
The P3 competition highlights
the use of scientific principles in creating innovative projects focused on sustainability.
The P3 Award program was developed to foster progress toward sustainability by achieving the mutual goals of improved quality of life, economic prosperity and protection of the planet -- people, prosperity, and the planet – the three pillars of sustainability.
The EPA offers the P3 competition in order to respond to the technical needs of the world while moving towards the goal of sustainability.