2016 Inventor's Competition: A Look Back

News | January 16, 2017

Robert the robot, conceived and made by students Willem van den Bogaard, Bas Nijkamp, Daniel Sauret, Machteld Vermeer of Saxion, has won the fourth edition of the Inventor's Competition on 9 June 2016. NHL students came in second and Windesheim's 1st team third.

Jury chairman Rob Castien, of high-tech company Resato from Assen, praised the design of the robot because everything was right. ,,The team has thought about the design of the robot and also combined various difficult techniques. In addition, the students also wondered: what is art actually and can a robot make art?''

The high-tech companies of Innovatiecluster Drachten organize this challenge for technology students together with the municipality of Smallingerland. Knowing more? Check out our special webpage for the 2017 Inventor Competition