September 2016

Wetskills participants prepared for Iran

On Thursday 15 September, the ten selected Dutch participants of the upcoming Wetskills Water Challenge in Iran, came together in Rotterdam for the prepatory meeting. The organizing Wetskills team introduced the programme and the cases that the participants will work on. The event will take place from 13 till 25 October and is aligned to the trade mission of Minister of Infrastructure & Environment of The Netherlands, Ms. Schultz van Haegen to Iran.   This will be the first time that a Wetskills Challenge is organized in Iran. During this Challenge participants from e.g. the Dutch Universities of Wageningen, Twente, Eindhoven, Delft, Van Hall Larenstein and Rotterdam are collaborating with participants of the Sharif University of Technologym, University in Teheran, e.g. Iran Both the Wetskills team and the participants are very excited. ‘Iran has many water related challenges that are becoming very urgent’, says Sara Mehryar. Sara is an Iranian PhD, currently working at ITC...

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Deadlines applications approaching

Some of the deadlines for applying as participants are coming week. Hurry-up if you want to join! The deadline of application for Wetskills-Iran is 9 September The early bird registration (discount of 50 euros!) of Wetskills-India 2017 is 15 September. See the announcements on this website and leaflet upcoming events in 2016-2017...

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