Urban Greenhouse Challenge

Calling all students! The third (and toughest!) edition of the Urban Greenhouse Challenge is here! In this Social Impact edition MSc, BSc and PhD students worldwide are challenged to develop an urban farming site that significantly improves the quality of life of residents in one of the most diverse lower-income neighbourhoods of Washington D.C. Top experts will help you and your team to develop your concept. You might even take home €€ from the prize pool. Most importantly joining Urban Greenhouse Challenge#3 will empower you to make a change and help boost your career!

On 23 September Wageningen University & Research and University of District Columbia organise an Info Meeting to learn all there is to know about the challenge and you can meet future teammates: https://event.webinarjam.com/register/165/r4xw1i7z

Registration deadline for the student challenge is 17 October, check www.urbangreenhousechallenge.nl

In case you have any questions, please contact the organizers at studentchallenges@wur.nl.

 

WILL YOU PICK UP THE GAUNTLET?

In the Social Impact edition of the Urban Greenhouse Challenge, we challenge you to develop an urban farming site that significantly improves the quality of life of local residents in one of the most diverse lower-income neighbourhoods of Washington D.C.

Come up with a comprehensive plan to develop East Capitol Urban Farm (Washington, D.C.) into an attractive urban farming site that enables robust and resilient year-round sustainable food production. The Challenge is open to students from universities and universities of applied sciences worldwide, in all phases of their studies (BSc, MSc, PhD or equivalent).

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WHAT'S IN IT FOR ME?

Participating in the challenge offers a unique opportunity to create a positive impact and make a huge difference in people’s lives. Moreover, it creates the perfect inspiring environment for you to thrive and experience the do's and don'ts of multidisciplinary working. Plus, if you make it to the finals, you will get a chance to win a prize worth €10.000.

Without a doubt, participating in the challenge will boost your career and empower you to make change

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23 SEPTEMBER: ONLINE INFO MEETING

Would you like to learn more about the third edition of the Urban Greenhouse Challenge? Ask a question and meet other students who are looking for a team? Join the online info meeting on 23 September (online, 17:00-18:30 CET)!

Register for the info meeting

 

MORE INFORMATION

Visit our website to find out more about the Challenge. For questions you can email studentchallenges@wur.nl.

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