UT Challenge

Kick-off 1st edition of the University of Twente Entrepreneurial Challenge


The first edition of the University of Twente Entrepreneurial Challenge (UT Challenge for short) has begun. The UT Challenge is a collaborative venture involving the University of Twente and over twenty leading companies and organizations in the Twente region. University of Twente students will be challenged to further develop their innovative idea, prototype, business plan or research project in partnership with organizations in the UT Challenge network.

Are you someone or do you know a fellow student who is looking to kick-start an innovation? Or are you ready to launch a spin-off or a start-up? Are you looking to get noticed by a leading technological company in order to get an offer for an internship, a graduation assignment or even a job? Then sign up for the University of Twente Challenge!

Registration started on February 6th and closes on April 7th. You can register via the online platform You can also register at the UT Challenge booth during the Company Recruitment Days on 1 and 2 March.

The UT Challenge’s set-up allows students to become well acquainted with the university’s network, giving them ample opportunity to meet the perfect partner organizations based on technological clusters. With help from special coaches from their partner organizations, the students can then develop and improve their unique innovation. Chat sessions, training courses and workshops offer students the preparation and the tools they need to give the pitch of a lifetime on 13 June during the event’s grand finale on campus: Entrepreneurial Day.