key dates

8 March

Launch event and opening of applications for incubator support

30 April

Proposal deadline for applications to the Challenge incubation (up to 20 teams to be selected)

20 May

Incubator participants announced

May to September

Incubation program for pre-qualified teams

15 September

Deadline for full Challenge application

5 October

Finalist announcement (up to 10 teams selected)

17 and 18 October

Flight demos, followed by pitch event and awards ceremony in Christchurch