Biobased Innovation Student Challenge Europe

Do you want to design a creative bio-based solution in a multidisciplinary student team? The Bio-based Innovation Student Challenge Europe (BISC-E) encourages students to explore the emerging bio-based work field while developing a new bio-based product or process. Are you up for the challenge?

The Challenge

All teams develop a bio-based innovation (product or process) and present their ideas to a jury of experts from industry and science. The presentation has to be accompanied by a dossier explaining sustainability, technical feasibility and economic viability of your innovation.

For who?

The challenge is open for 4th year students of university of applied sciences (HBO) and university students (BSc and MSc) in the Netherlands. Due to the multidisciplinary character of the challenge it is recommended to embody multiple disciplines in your team, of which exact science should be one. Team members can come from different institutions.

Everybody wins!

Participating in BISC-E will give you valuable experience in the emerging bio-based work field, in developing
a new product or process with all its aspects and in presenting innovative ideas for a panel of experts. On top of that there are great prizes to be won:

  • First prize € 1000
  • Second prize € 500
  • Third prize € 250

Depending on the number of participating countries also a European final will be organised in the Autumn of 2017. The team winning the national challenge will also compete for the BISC-Europe price.

More information can be found on the website in the flyer on the rightside of this page.