The 2021 edition of the Biobased Battle: a competition in the field of circular economy held together with students from UFOP and Avans University of Applied Sciences!
The competition takes place over 4 mornings (October 18th to 21st, from 8h30am to 12h30pm, Brazilian time), with mixed teams of undergraduate and master's students, Brazilian and Dutch, thinking about strategies to reuse waste, applying biobased and circular economy concepts.
It is an excellent event for practicing English, networking, working in multidisciplinary teams and developing creativity. All this, with a certificate of participation in an international event and 20 hours of free ATV.
This year, we chose to work with effluents from domestic sewage from the pulp, paper, and brewing industries. There will be an initial lecture explaining the bases of these residues given by prof. André Santos, from UFC, is a world reference on the subject.