Meet the task partners of EBEC final 2017

EBEC final is about to start! The adventure begins today in Brno with the arrival of the regional rounds winning teams.

For the following days, the teams will have the opportunity to develop themselves by surpassing several challenges proposed by the task partners. These challenges are in two categories: Case Study, analysis and presentation of a theoretical solution; Team Design, design and construction of a prototype model.

EBEC Final 2017 Brno case study

For Case Study, there are 4 task partners: Brno, EPO, Eaton and Honeywell. Brno is the second-largest city in Czech Republic with more than 86,000 students and 14 universities with a developing centre of industry, science, information technology and research; EPO, European Patent Office, has a core activity to search and examine patent applications working in close cooperation with patent offices and countries around the works; Eaton is the solver of the toughest power management challenges on the planet and Honeywell, a company that produces a variety of commercial and consumer products, engineering services and aerospace systems. EBEC 2017 Case Study promises to have one of the most interesting challenges yet!

As for Team Design, the task partners are Skoda and Valeo. Both of the companies are in the automobile industry: Skoda is the biggest Czech company by revenue, the biggest Czech exporter and one of the biggest Czech employers. Valeo develops and produces parts for smart and environmentally friendly cars. By systematically investing into R&D, they are improving the cars in order to make them easily driven.

Do not miss the chance to get a glimpse of the challenges and the interesting solutions that the teams will come up with! Feel a unique atmosphere and watch the future being designed today! Tune into our livestream on youtube at @BESTorganisation.

Author: Carolina Amorim