European BEST Engineering Competition 2017 – Almada Local Round
The BEST Engineering Competition is an event organised by BEST, where teams of students can put their soft and technical skills to the test, learning and improving their teamwork, creativity and time management.
EBEC – European BEST Engineering Competition – is one of the biggest engineering competitions in Europe, an event organised by students to students and with the goal of developing their personal and intelectual skills. The EBEC Projetc has the participation of more than 6500 students from 32 european countries.
The Project is divided into 3 rounds:
- Local, Almada – from 25th March to 26th March.
- National, Porto – from 22nd April to 24th April.
- Final, Brno, Czech Republic – August 2017.
The portuguese local rounds take place in 5 universisites:
- Universidade de Aveiro
- Universidade de Coimbra
- Universidade Nova de Lisboa – FCT
- Universidade do Porto – FEUP + FCUP
- Universidade de Lisboa – IST + FCUL
The winners of the each portuguese local round will have access to the National round, EBEC Portugal, and compete against each other for a place at the final round, EBEC Final.
A real-life problem is presented and using your imagination you have to come up with an ingenious solution that allows you to challenge the market and show that your ideia can bring more value to it.
Solve a given technical problem in teams within a limited time. The outcome of the competition is a device, that has to perform the needed actions to solve the problem. Limited materials and tools are provided by the organisation.
Before applying read carefully the regulation.
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– You can send your resume in .pdf format to the email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “[EBEC Almada 17][CV] “your name/team name”.
– After registering, you will receive further information on how to deliver the 5 € / person deposit up to four working days after completing the previous steps.
The application is only valid if you follow these steps!
REGISTRATIONS ARE CLOSED!
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Is it enough to register just 1 element in order to register a team?
No, all elements have to be registered in the website but just one member forms the team that the other elements will have to join.
Is the position of the team in the registration ranking determined when the first element of the team registers himself?
No, the team is only complete with the 4 elements, therefore the team is not considered registered until the last element completes the registration. It’s important to remember that the registration is only valid when a motivation letter is submitted.
Can I apply for both categories, Case Study and Team Design ?
Yes, but the team should show preference for one of them. The team will then participate in that category, unless that category is full. In that case, the team will then participate in the other category.
I don’t have a team. Can I register myself?
Yes, but you need to mention in your Motivation Letter that you don’t have a team. If more participants don’t have a team, they will form one. However, priority is given to already formed teams.
Is it necessary to bring food?
The organization provides lunch, dinner and breakfast for all participants. However, we advise you to bring some snacks to eat during the competition.
Is there any bathrooms?
Yes, the competition will be at the Building VII, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, therefore the participants will have access to a bathroom all the time.
Do I have to pay if I’m late?
No, when an element of a team is late, the team must inform the organization. The competition will begin without that element.
Do I have to pay to participate in EBEC Almada?
No, the participants only have to pay a deposit of 5€ each one (20€ per team) which will be interely refunded in the end of the competition in case the team doesn’t cause any damages, both in the material used and the local where the competition takes place.
In you have any question, feel free to contact our Main Organiser Dan Gheorghica through email@example.com .
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