European WaterCampus Business Challenge 2020 (WCBC)

31 Jan 2020.

Are you a (starting) entrepreneur in the water sector or a PhD with this ambition? And do you want to learn how you can turn your innovative ideas, technologies and / or services into a successful international company? Then you are cordially invited to sign up for the European WaterCampus Business Challenge 2020 (WCBC)!

Why join?

During the European WCBC, held in the week of 16-20 March 2020, you will meet innovative fellow entrepreneurs and get the exclusive opportunity to pitch for serious investors, launching customers and potential technology partners. On the final day, all participants present their business plan to a jury of water technology experts and investors and receive expert feedback.

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By combining the strengths of (young) entrepreneurs, coaches, investors and innovative companies, synergy is created to turn new developed technologies into a (commercial) success. Almost all of the participants in the previous 10 editions have been successfully active in the water sector to this day.

How does it work?

You can register up to and including 29 February, with Ronald Wielinga, email address:, mob. +31 6 12 13 88 76 or with Marco de Graaff,, mob. +31 6 22 84 94 79. Candidates are selected on the basis of their innovation potential, contribution to sustainability and market readiness.

To keep participation accessible, the costs are limited to € 650 for the entire week. This includes accommodation, food and drink, but excl. VAT and travel costs. The province of Fryslân, the municipality of Leeuwarden, Wetsus and other partners sponsor the rest of the costs.

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