Flooded residential street

Meet our Solution Builders

Our past Challenge winners have piloted everything from flood-resistant landscaping to mobile app technology to warn drivers about flooded roads. See how RISE helped them turn a great idea into real working solutions below.

These winners are building solutions

Hear from some of our recent winners

Rising to the Challenge

Learn more about what our previous Challenge winners are doing to help communities respond to sea-level rise and climate change.

Triangle Environmental logo
Biogenic Solutions Consulting, LLC logo
Home Mechanix logo
Independence Hydrogen logo
GZA Environmental logo
FloodMapp logo
Fernleaf Interactive logo
Baird. Innovation Engineered logo
Forerunner logo
Hosta Labs logo
Smart Walls logo
Zilper Trenchless logo
True Flood Risk logo
Constructis logo
Building Resilient Solutions logo
InfraSGA logo
Virginia PACE Authority
NATRX logo
Re:Public logo
StormSensor logo
Wetlands Watch logo
RES logo

Flood Insurance of the Future Challenge Now Open!

RISE is seeking innovative businesses whose ideas can reduce flood insurance premiums and payouts by 50%. Do you have a prototype ready to scale? Apply today for the chance to win grant funding, a real-world testbed to pilot your solution, and much more!

Flooded residential neighborhood