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Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte hand over first medals in Holland House Gangneung to Wetskills winners

Holland Heineken House, Gangneung, South Korea - 10 February was the 'finals day' for the teams of the first Wetskills edition in South Korea. Besides this, it was also the first 'Olympic' edition because of the link with the Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang 2018. The location of the finals was the Holland Heineken House (HHH), famous for the celebrations of the medals of TeamNL.   The Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte attended the finals as special guest. After the 2-minute pitches of the teams and the Q&A sessions, he interviewed each team shortly. The guests were VIP representatives and professionals of the Dutch and Korean water sectors.   The winning team was for Team Deep with the Water Wide Web concept. The case was provided by Waternet, City of Amsterdam and Seoul Water Works. The team consisted of Wonjung Chung (Seoul National University) Rianne Meeusen (Wageningen University), Anniek Timmerman (Radbout University Nijmegen), and Bin Kim (Hongik...

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Watch released movie ‘Olympic Wetskills’

A new Wetskills movie has been released at the Wetskills YouTube Channel. Have a look at 'Olympic Wetskills-South Korea 2018' to see our experiences (except for the finals itself and the Olympic experiences). You can see some pictures on our Facebook page....

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Back To The Wetskills Roots: China!!

The first Wetskills Water Challenge ever was organized in China during the WorldExpo 2010 in Shanghai. Guess where we aimed to go this year as well… China!! The Wetskills Foundation invites Bachelor, Master, PhD students and recent graduates to apply for the Wetskills Water Challenge programme in Hangzhou and Shanghai. This edition of Wetskills will take the participants to the nice city of Hangzhou with the beautiful XiHu (West Lake). The presentations will be organized in the framework of and close cooperation with the largest water event worldwide: Aquatech China in Shanghai (31 May – 2 June). So Wetskills will stay in booming Shanghai for the last days as well!    Wetskills is looking for local and international participants and case owners. Join ur   Visit the page for more information...

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Last spots for SunGlacier Challenge in Oman! (20-25 March)

What if we could solve the world drought problem by harvesting water out of air? Join the SunGlacier Challenge! Form a team, make a SunGlacier device (using the described techniques and improve this!), book a ticket to Oman and experience the first SunGlacier Challenge. Looking for the last teams! The first edition of the SunGlacier Challenge has a GO! By now, teams from all over the world are busy with the construction of the devices. But we have some last spot in the programme! We are inviting pioneers to help testing and developing the technologies to a next level. Sounds like fun? Join us! Sign up before februari 8 and become part of our SunGlacier Challenge in Oman from 20-25 March 2018. We help you to get started Create your university team and sign up! We provide you with the techniques to create your own installation with small seminars. It will take you approx. a...

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