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Step into the future with the QD Challenge - where creativity meets purpose.

Engage in a thrilling journey of Engineering and Architecture that dares you to envision a sustainable world and transform those visions into reality.

At the QD Challenge, we're not just designing structures, we're shaping the future!

ONE CHALLENGE, SEVERAL SOLUTIONS: MAY THE BEST WIN!

Welcome to the 1st Edition of this thrilling QD Challenge.

If you're a passionate advocate for sustainability and a graduate or master’s student in any of the following fields:

 

 ..prepare to confront boundary-breaking, collaborative challenges, and address real-world problems in the fields of Engineering, Architecture, and Sustainability.

Are you ready?

 

                   

EVENT OBJECTIVES

  •     - Identify and resolve a specific multidisciplinary challenge related to sustainability, leveraging teams composed of students from diverse backgrounds.

 

  •     - Foster creativity and innovation in the pursuit of sustainable solutions, pushing the boundaries of engineering and architecture to explore unconventional approaches.

 

  •     - Raise awareness about the importance of sustainability in business practices and society.

PLAY THE GAME

No need to press play; if you're chosen, just immerse yourself and give your best.

This groundbreaking event provides the ideal platform for you to apply your theoretical knowledge and ideas in a hands-on, multidisciplinary problem-solving setting to address challenges related to Climate Change.

Here's how your day will unfold:

 

WORKFLOW

 

 

 

HOW WILL YOU BE ASSESSED?

These are the evaluation criteria for your project: 

  •     - Innovation and Creativity
  •     - Technical Quality
  •     - Feasibility and Applicability
  •     - Collaboration and Teamwork
  •     - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  •     - Impact and Sustainability

INFORMATION IS THE BEST PREPARATION

Here’s the key information about this game challenge:

    - Applications: 01/04 to 03/05

(Following the application period, a selection process will occur and the chosen participants will be notified via email)

    - Event Date: 15/05

    - Location: Alfrapark, Lisbon

(Quadrante covers bus and train costs for distances exceeding 60km)

    - Estimated Duration: 10am to 7pm

(All your meals during the event will be fully covered)

AND THE WINNER IS…

Hard work pays off! Each member of the winning team will receive a cash prize and an internship at Quadrante (or an option for a mentoring program, if preferred).

Participants who aren't part of the winning team will still take home lasting memories and experiences, along with an event kit and a certificate of participation.