BEST (Board of European Students of Technology) emphasize the importance of the engineering students to have the opportunity to test their competences by creating the EBEC project.
EBEC is a European Engineering Competition from students to students, with the primary objective to develop the personal and intellectual skills of the students. This is a project that is divided by 3 stages:
Being the biggest engineering competition in Europe, over 7000 participants from 32 countries participate and has the goals:
The National Round of EBEC Coimbra is EBEC Portugal. 2017 edition will happen between 22nd and 24th of April in Porto and will be attended by the local round winners from, Almada (UNL), Aveiro(UA), Coimbra(UC), Lisboa(IST) and Porto (FEUP).
2017 Final Round will happen between 1st and 10th of August in the city of Brno, Czech Republic. Only the 30 winning teams from the 15 National/Regional rounds will attend.
EBEC PORTUGAL 2016
2016 National Round of EBEC was hosted by Coimbra and had the participation of 10 teams from the local rounds. The sponsors of this edition were Plasdan, EQM and EIT Innoenergy.
EBEC COIMBRA 2016
2016 Local Round had 13 Team Design teams and 7 Case Study teams. The theme was sustainability and ecology. The sponsors of this edition were Critical Software, Itgrow and Quercus.
EBEC COIMBRA 2015
2015 Local Round had 10 Team Design teams and 10 Case Study teams. The theme was management and problem resolution of the hydrographic basin of the Mondego River, that had a lot of problems in the past. The sponsors of this edition were Câmara Municipal de Coimbra, Associação Portuguesa de Redes Hidrográficas, Ordem dos Engenheiros and FCTUC.
EBEC COIMBRA 2014
2014 Local Round had 6 Team Design teams and 5 Case Study teams. The theme was Aerospace Engineering. The sponsors of this edition were Active Space and FCTUC.
EBEC COIMBRA 2013
2013 Local Round had 4 Team Design teams and 5 Case Study teams. The theme was created by Kodak which was the main sponsor.
EBEC COIMBRA 2012
2012 Local Round had 5 Team Design Teams and 5 Case Study Teams.
EBEC COIMBRA 2011
2011 Local Round had 7 Team Design Teams and 4 Case Study Teams.