EWUU & Challenges

What is EWUU? The alliance of Eindhoven University of Technology, Wageningen University & Research, Utrecht University and University Medical Center Utrecht (EWUU) is a collaborative effort to tackle complex problems together. This unique collaboration brings together a diverse range of knowledge and talent to address important societal changes.

The challenges: EWUU will host a series of challenges focusing on various relevant topics. These challenges for students are designed to stimulate innovative thinking, and give students hands-on experience in tackling real world problems. Here is a brief overview of this year's challenges:

  1. Dutch Dairy Student Challenge: This challenge explores sustainable solutions for the dairy industry, with the goal of promoting the transition to sustainability.
  2. BITT (BIO-TECH-MED NUTRITION INTERDISCIPLINARY TEAM TRAINING): BITT challenges participants to develop solutions that improve patients' well-being by addressing technical, medical and nutritional aspects of their treatment.
  3. Planetary Health and Climate Resilient Health Systems Challenge: The goal of this challenge is to identify and establish better relationships between people and Earth's natural systems so that societal needs can be met without overburdening nature.
  4. Interuniversity Sustainability Challenge: Participants will imagine and plan how a city should adapt to a 1.5-degree Celsius temperature rise, taking into account the challenges posed by global warming.

Acquired Skills: Participation in these challenges equips students with a wide range of skills, including but not limited to: 

  • Transdisciplinary collaboration 
  • Dealing with uncertainty 
  • Communication skills 
  • Networking 
  • Creativity

Meer informatie? More information?

Check the website of EWUU.