Research contest

(01-02-2018) Feb-March, 2018 – Nature Park Bourgoyen-Ossemeersen

Research contest for young researchers to come up with concrete new ideas which can drive progress across the globe in the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals.


  • Application with a 2-pager
  • Selection of 5 promising candidate teams
  • Submission of full dossiers
  • Presentation, meet & greet and selection by Johan Röckstrom (Stockholm Resilience Centre), Johan Bouma (Emeritus Professor Soil Science, Wageningen University & Research), and Eric A. Davidson (Professor and Director, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science)


Winning team

Janet Molina, Gonzalo Villa-Cox, Cristian Jordan, Fatemeh Taheri, Wouter Vanhove with a proposal on a Co-designed and farmer-driven decision support system towards improving water-use efficiency & climate resilience in Mexico and Ecuador (ICTs4Ag)


Meet & greet in Bourgoyen