Info Session on upcoming Xprize award on Carbon Removal

Wanna be the new Elon Musk? Seeking passionate students and PhD’s at WUR who want to tackle the problem of climate change and who really want to contribute to reducing CO2.

Organised by Wageningen University & Research

Thu 20 May 2021 17:00 to 20:00

On the 29th of April the guideline for the Carbon Removal Xprize was launched, a new competition by the non-profit organization of Elon Musk with a total prize of 100M US$. The XPrize for Carbon Removal has a student team award with a total award of 5M US$. To participate in this challenge, student teams can send in their proposals until the first of October 2021.  

Info session by 4TU

4TU, the federation of TU Delft, WUR, UT and TU/e, is going to support students who are willing to help tackling climate change. An information session about the XPrize is organized on the 20th of May. During this session there will be more information about the XPrize student team award and the possibilities to support teams.  If there are enough enthusiastic students, matchmaking session(s) can be set up to create intra- or cross-university student teams. PhD’s can join the team(s) as well!

During the information session there will be several speakers:

The information session will take place on Thursday the 20th of May at 17:00 - 20:00 at Plus Ultra II training room. This session is open for all students and PhD's within Wageningen University who are interested in joining Xprize Carbon Capture student award. During the session there will be a virtual connection between the 4 TU’s, who will all organize an information session for their students at the same time.