Hannover Messe Challenge

Discover your future during the Hannover Messe Challenge!

Have you ever thought about the fact that, in a few years, you, together with your team might be creating a refrigerator that is capable of ordering groceries and preparing meals? You might just be the reason that self-driving cars will be the standard means of travel, and you could very well discover a breakthrough in technology, causing mankind to live both longer and more healthily.  

Sounds like all that is a long way off? The people that invented smartphones and drones might have thought the same about technological improvement, back when they were in school. The world is just out there, waiting for you to step up and improve it.

Like Steve Jobs once said: "The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do."

When: 1 and 3 April, 2019
For whom: 4/5 Higher General Secondary Education, 5/6 Pre-University education
Where: The University of Twente (Enschede) and the Hannover Messe
Why: To discover what technology can offer you
How: Fully catered two-day event including transport to Hannover

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Discover the study that fits your perspective of the future

How do you find a study programme that fits your future goals? You might have a nag for technology, but not see yourself wear a white coat in a laboratory. In that case, we have got great news for you! Technology offers an almost unlimited amount of career possibilities, and the Hannover Messe Challenge is a great opportunity for you to dive right in. During this great technological trip, you will meet scientists and companies who design and create solutions for modern, every-day challenges society faces on a daily basis. 

Two-day Top Programme

The Hannover Messe Challenge will be, for the fourth time in a row, organized by a national network of both universities as well as universities of applied sciences. The programme lasts two days. The first day consists of a science day on the University of Twente, which includes workshops and seminars given by high level scientists, like Robert Dijkgraaf. After a challenging evening programme with, for example, “Mindgames” given by Timon Krause and sportive clinics, you will head to bed on the campus of the University of Twente, in order to rise early on the second day and leave for the Hannover Messe by bus. The Hannover Messe is the largest innovation and technology fair in the world, with more that 5000 companies attending, hailing from 70 different countries. There, we have designed and exlusive VIP programme for you, in which you will have the opportunity to talk to these companies.”