Innovation Challenges for Students: Discovery Week

Innovation Challenges For Students: Discovery week aims to promote students local engagement through collaborative partnerships and challenge-based initiatives with stakeholders from public and private sectors to address real problems, taking advantage of the potentialities of creative environments to stimulate a cross-disciplinary work.

Download here the Call for Selection

What can you expect?

If you participate in this challenge, you will have the chance to be in contact with companies and municipalities to give you a real-life context experience and to work on an entrepreneurial project together with students from 10 different Universities from the EUTOPIA Alliance, aiming to solve a real problem on one of these fields:

  1. Sustainability and Circular Economy Models
  2. Cybersecurity strategy for SMEs
  3. AI and Health Economics


8 Bachelor and Master students per university

Team formation

Each team will be composed of 5 students from different EUTOPIA alliance universities with different scientific backgrounds.


15-19th April 2024


Universitatea Babeș-Bolyai (Cluj-Napoca, Romania)

How to apply

Register through the link of your university or email the contact point below.

  • Universitatea Babeș-Bolyai (Cluj-Napoca, Romania): click on the link.
  • Vrije Universiteit Brussels (Bruxelles, Belgium): Registration is encouraged for VUB students enrolled in topically relevant Connected Learning Communities. All interested students should notify their professors and send their interest to Els Decoster (VUB local facilitator) and cc Lize De Potter by 10 March 2024.
  • Ca’ Foscari University of Venice (Venice, Italy):
  • CY Cergy Université Paris (Paris, France): click on the link.
  • Technische Universität Dresden (Dresden, Germany): write to Franziska Friebel-Viebach
  • Göteborgs Universitet (Gothenburg, Sweden):
  • Universidade NOVA de Lisboa (Lisbon, Portugal): click on the link
  • Univerza v Ljubljani (Ljubljana, Slovenia): wirte to Jelena Licanin 
  • Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona, Spain):
  • The University of Warwick (Coventry, United Kingdom): click on the following link.

Travel, accommodation, and meals will be ensured for all selected participants!

Don’t miss the chance to live an international experience.

Apply now!