Alumni meeting

Alumni event - Hannover Messe, Germany - April 1 2019

The Hannover Messe is huge in many aspects: it is an international technology fair visited by more than 200.000 people working in the fields of science, industry and politics, all focused on making innovations in industry more intelligent, efficient, sustainable. We are happy to announce that Wageningen University & Research is visibly present at the fair as part of the Dutch Innovation Ecosystem with startups, fascinating research and industry at the Holland High Tech Pavilion!

If you take the opportunity to visit the Hannover Messe, you are warmly invited to end your day with us by joining the inspiring Alumni Event on Monday April 1, starting at 15.15 PM. The location of this alumni meeting is the Holland High Tech Pavilion, Hall 2, Booth C12.

Registration for this event gives you free access to the Hannover Messe. For logistical purposes, prior registration is required. Registration can be done through the orange button on the right side of this page.

Since this event is scheduled in the late afternoon, you have sufficient time to experience the fair, get your business meetings done and your opportunities scanned. How nice is it to share these experiences and talk about the relevant issues of the day with other alumni? A guided tour along the performances of the cutting edge innovations of Dutch universities and higher educational institutions is scheduled, which provides you a quick update about the fascinating developments of your university.

Additionally you can extend the alumni event with the Night of Innovations where all exhibitors from the Research & Technology hall invite trade visitors and exhibitors from other trade fairs.


The alumni event is a collaboration of University of Twente, Wageningen University & Research, Delft University of Technology, Eindhoven University of Technolog, Fontys, Windesheim and Saxion. Registration is taken care of by University of Twente.

Practical information

Date: Monday, April 1st 2019
Location: Hannover Messe, Holland High Tech Pavilion, Hall 2, Booth C12
Time: 15:15 - 17:30


15:15 15:30 Welcome drink
15:30 15:40 Opening words from Bart Sattler, Counsellor for Innovation, Technology and Science at Embassy of The Netherlands in Germany and Switzerland
15:40 15:45 Introduction “Meet your Alma Mater”
15:45 16:30 Guided Tour
16:30 17:30 Networking drinks
18:00 20:00 Optional “Night of Innovation”