Join a unique learning adventure
Students from TU/e, UU, UMCU and WUR, we challenge YOU to join this 7,5 ECTS course where you, as part of a interdisciplinary team, design an innovative and sustainable food concept for the Dutch Military. Solve a real-life problem while working on your personal and professional skills.
The challenge is open for all third-year master and bachelor students from various disciplinary backgrounds who are passionate to contribute to the challenge with a creative, out of the box mindset. We need creative-thinkers, bridge builders, team leaders and other!
Next to excellent equipment and proper training, food
plays a crucial role in well-being of The Dutch armed forces. When on mission and during the exercise operations they need to withstand many physical and mental challenges.
Our Alliance is looking for a new food concept for military on training and missions. Your challenge is to design a concept that is sustainable, and satisfactory for the military, and suits with the food-requirements set by the Ministry of Defence. You are working on a real-life problem touching on the fields of logistics, sustainability, design, experience, and health.
Join the course, and solve a real-life problem with peers from TU/e, UU, UMCU and WUR. In addition, earn 7.5 ECTS!Pre-register now!
20 weeks of online and 4 face to face activities
The challenge starts in February 2021 and consists of 4 events, that take place over the course of 20 weeks. This is a part-time elective course. Each of the 4 face to face events will take place at a different location throughout the Netherlands, from 09:00 - 21:00! One even has a sleepover! The timeline with all online and offline activities will be posted in autumn.
Food 4 Health and Safety is an Alliance between Eindhoven University of Technology, Utrecht University, UMC Utrecht and Wageningen University and Research. The challenge is provided and supported by the Ministry of Defence, and the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy.Meet the organizing partners
Want to join as an expert, coach or partner? Want to collaborate with the Alliance Universities and the Ministry of Defence and get inspired by out of the box ideas?Contact us!
The F4HS Challenge is back! We are calling for curious students, partners, coaches and experts for the Challenge.
Unfortunately the challenge is postponed, we are working hard on re-starting the challenge in February 2021. Subscribe for news and stay-up-to date and get notifications about the opening of the registration period. Let's stay in touch!
Get all the information you need! The three universities host an info-session for students to get all the needed information