MEET THE CITY

The EnschedeLAB is there to bring city and student together. With real issues that live in Enschede, we challenge students from the University of Twente, Saxion Hogeschool, ROC van Twente and AKI / ArtEZ to collaborate across the boundaries of their institution on innovative solutions that help the city further.

About the EnschedeLAB
Het EnschedeLAB heeftthree target groups
Students
Of course: students! They can participate in the nano challenge that we organize every quartile, or help solve EnschedeLAB issues through their own training.
Teachers
Some as an instructor or supervisor, and almost every one because you can delegate students. And because our issues may fit well with existing courses and study programs.
Clients
Andrei and Arie Fokkink
We will not start anything without good issues. And an issue without an owner does not progress. That is why an important target group for us is also: clients.
We work with real challenges
The EnschedeLAB works with challenges / issues. On our Challenge page we present which issues are open, which issues we are working on - in what way - and which challenges have been completed and what the results were. Below three of the examples, from completed to yet to be addressed, and below a button to the page with all challenges.

Look of the Road (now)

In quartile 3 we start with the nano challenge “Blik van de Weg”. In order to increase the quality of life in Enschede, we want to close parking spaces in the center. Students will work to find ways to give the parking spaces a new, sustainable function.

Nuisance from smokers (completed)

How can we limit the nuisance caused by smokers in neighborhoods located around the grounds of educational institutions? Four groups of students came up with solutions, including “Meuk” a smart waste bin and a 30-day challenge.

Loneliness (completed)

In the first quartile, we did a nano challenge on 'Post Corona' issues. One of them: what can we do with those concerned about loneliness among (international) students?
Blog & News

Parking space for parcels: solutions for 'view of the road'

'Look of the road' was the theme of nano-challenge III. Six teams worked on solutions, ranging from playful storage for parcels to parking spaces such as open-air museums.

Nano-challenge III: 'Look of the Road'

'Blik van de Weg' is the theme of the nano challenge in quartile 3. During four half-days, mixed student teams work (virtually) on solutions to this issue.

Gooseboards and Responsible Design Thinking

Unpacking Party! In this article you can read about our 'Game of the Goose', in which the program of the nano-challenge is depicted, and you will learn how to play this 'game' from Responsible Design Thinking yourself.

Scratch cards and robot vacuum cleaners to limit smoke nuisance.

Four mixed groups, consisting of Business Administration students from Saxion and Crossmedia Design from ArtEZ / AKI, focused on the question “How can we limit the nuisance caused by smokers?” For four weeks. during the 'nano-challenge' of the EnschedeLAB.

New nano challenge is about nuisance from smokers.

In quartile 2 we try to come up with designs with which we can limit nuisance from smokers in neighborhoods.

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