• We are excited to launch the first-ever Biobased edition, which will shine its light on the future generation of sustainability pioneers equipped with the skills to propel the biobased revolution and circular economy forward. The transition to a green economy is one of the biggest challenges we face today and [...]

    The transition to a green economy is one of the biggest challenges we face today and a significant turning point in how we interact with our planet's resources. It calls for reimagining our reliance on traditional materials and advocating for a sustainable approach to organic resources, innovative biotechnologies, and green business models. To do so, we need the best ideas and brightest minds to unite!

  • The Green Business Challenge - Energy Edition 2024

    We are excited to launch the first-ever Energy edition of the Green Business Challenge in collaboration with New Energy Academy - part of New Energy Coalition.  The world is set to change significantly by 2030, and the energy transition is one of the biggest challenges we are facing today. It [...]

    We're excited to launch the first-ever Energy edition of the Green Business Challenge in collaboration with New Energy Academy - part of New Energy Coalition. Expect a synergising week buzzing as more than 25 international students tackle real-world challenges faced by various organisations in the Northern Netherlands. It's sure to spark inspiration and ignite unexpected breakthroughs!

  • The 2023 edition of the Green Business Challenge (GBC) started November 13th and finished November 17th, and focussed on the circular economy. During this week a group of 26 international students travelled through 5 different cities in the Northern Netherlands and Germany. In teams they tried to solve one of [...]

    The 2023 edition of the Green Business Challenge put the spotlight on the Circular Economy. From November 13 - 17, 26 students from various backgrounds and 14 nationalities travelled through 5 cities in the Northern Netherlands and Germany. They tackled 6 Challenges supplied by companies and organisations from the region: STOPAQ, Veenstra & Stroeve, Marne, Indu-Con, Magnificent Proteins and De Oude Zagerij. Co-created with Nice°.

  • In 2022 31 students from across the globe worked together on a circular challenge for one of our 8 companies. A week filled with great events, workshops and time to socialize while traveling to a new location every day.

  • In 2021, we launched the Green Business Challenge. During this first edition, 22 students worked on tackling 7 different challenges. We visited 5 cities in the Netherlands and Germany and concluded the road trip with an event at the EnergyBarn in Groningen.