Taskforce Dossier

Taskforce dossier

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Taskforces are the EU STEM Coalition's main instrument for providing direct support in the development of new implementation programmes, national and regional strategies and STEM platform organisations.

Exploration Cross-border Robotics Competitions (NL-DE)

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Exploration Cross-border Robotics Competitions (NL-DE)
Requesting organisation:
ZDI (Germany) / PTvT (Netherlands)
Start date:
November 17, 2022
In 2022, the Dutch National STEM Platform (PTvT) took over the FIRST Lego League robotics competition. To explore new models for further upscaling this model in cooperation with industry, and in the context of the broader Jet-Net programme for school-company partnerships a taskforce was launched to assess models already present in Germany, as well as the possibility for the development of cross-border competitions and activities.
To explore possible cross-border collaboration opportunites between PTvT and ZDI as well as how the Dutch FIRST Lego League could be upscaled using formats presented during the World Robot League (as well as Robotics Education Activities implemented by ZDI
A first work session and visit was organised. Several agreements were made for the exploration of future collaboration between the Dutch and German (NRW) STEM platforms (see meeting report)

The timeline below provides an overview of key-events related to the taskforce (most recent first). Click on the event for more info.