IBMS student and her team win prestigious Rotterdam 100 prize

    10 June 2016

    On 7 June, IBMS student Amreeta Tember (in the middle) and her team won the ‘Rotterdam 100’ talent competition. The winning team consisted of students from different universities in The Netherlands. They won the competition with their innovative idea for the company Rotterdam Partners to collect the hair waste from different barbershops and convert this into a composite material called reinforced plastic.

    By winning the competition, Amreeta was crowned 'Rotterdam Most Excellent' and won a trip to Boston. Next year she will compete against other international teams in the 'Get in the Ring' world final. 

    The Rotterdam 100 is a talent competition for the 100 most talented students in the Netherlands. The aim of the competition is to find the best innovative solution for the Rotterdam business ecosystem. It contains 4 big events in a period of 6 months: a Pitchday, 24 Hour Creation Battle, Getting It Done Battle and Grand Final. During this talent competition, honors and excelling students receive entrepreneurial education and work in multidisciplinary teams on Next Economy business cases.