More than 100 Europe's top-level technical students gather in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, to bring innovation into the engineering field

Top Quote This year, 5000 participants took part in 70 Local Engineering Competitions at their home universities. The winners of those rounds competed on National (or Regional) levels. Now it's time for the final competition - who's the BEST engineer? End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) July 31, 2010 - From the 1st to the 11th of August, BEST - Board of European Students of Technology - will gather top engineering students from highly reputed European universities to compete with each other at the final stage of the European BEST Engineering Competition (EBEC).

    104 participants were sorted out from more than 5000 students through an intensive program of elimination rounds: altogether 70 local and 13 national and regional BEST engineering competitions. The 26 teams of 4 students will face real life problems in the 2 categories of the competition: Team Design and Case Study.

    The event is organised in collaboration with several companies and NGOs, such as UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme) and MSF (Médecins Sans Frontières) that are providing Team Design topics focused on environmental and social awareness issues. Also several companies are participating in the event looking for innovative solutions either on the business-related Case Study tasks or on the environmental prototypes on the Team Design category. The concrete topics remain secret until the scripts are handed over to the teams in the beginning of the competition. The final outcomes are presented and tested publically on the closing day on the 10th of August.

    From the 1st to the 11th August, the best engineering students from all over Europe will compete and compare their abilities on the European BEST Engineering Competition held in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. This event will gather new ideas and solutions from the most brilliant young minds in Europe while facing real life engineering challenges.

    BEST (Board of European Students of Technology) is a voluntary, non-profit organisation which gathers promising technological students from all over Europe to provide communication, cooperation and knowledge exchange opportunities between European students, companies and universities. 86 Local BEST Groups in 30 countries provide more than 100 various international events each year, such as courses on technology, symposiums on educational matters and engineering competitions.

    For more information please visit EBEC website:

    Bogdan Bucur
    EBEC 2010 Media Relations
    +40 749 082 182
    Bogdan.Bucur ( @ ) BEST dot eu dot org

    Anastasiia Mishchuk
    EBEC 2010 Media Relations
    +38 050 380 53 63
    Anastasiia.Mishchuk ( @ ) BEST dot

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