July 2016

Wetskills finals on Taiwanese TV

The finals of Wetskills Taiwan was organized on 23 July 2016 at the FE EcoArk Taipei. Formosa TV was filmed the finals and made a small News item: TV News (水利青年營 台、荷生探討解決水資源問題) [Chinese] See also on our YouTube Channel: MOVIE....

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MoU for more water exchange Taiwan-The Netherlands

More water exchange between The Netherlands and Taiwan   Last July Wetskills was organized in Taiwan for the first time. At the end of the event, Wetskills Foundation (The Hague) and Dutch Design Post (Tainan) signed a MoU for more cooperation in 'water' for students and Young Professionals. The partners see opportunities for assignments (for internships) in Taiwan. Taiwan has many interesting water challenges: a densely populated island with high mountains and extreme rain.   As result of the Wetskills programme the teams came up with some interesting concepts, which can have follow up (as part of WetsNext), like opportunities for floating gardens and buildings. These are themes that have been researched by the National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) in Tainan, but Dutch water related universities as well. Floris Boogaard (Hanze University of Applied Sciences Groningen) already sent some students to Taiwan and Rick Heikoop (Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences and Wetskills supervisor) would like to do...

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