The Monaco Ocean Protection Challenge 2021 has announced that the 4th edition of the competition will take place in June 2021. The challenge, which began in 2018, was established by the Oceanographic Institute, the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, Monaco Impact and International University of Monaco. The mission of the MOPC is to support and grow young entrepreneurs and startups that demonstrate a positive impact on the world’s oceans. It provides the opportunity to develop a startup company, and raises awareness about ocean pollution, while searching for new methods of tackling the problem.The competition is open to all undergraduate, graduate or alumni students who have completed their studies in the last five years, as well as to startups which were created after June 2020. The prize and awards include; a yearly induction and networking programme for the category ‘students’, and a check of €15,000 for the category ‘start uppers’.For more information or to submit your application, go to www.monaco-opc.com.