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  • Inspiring youth innovation and STEM skills [Invested in Europe]

    16 May 2017

    Supporting innovative, entrepreneurial thinking and strong skills in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) among young people is key to ensuring Europe’s future competitiveness.
    The European Sci-Tech Challenge is an annual competition organized by JA Europe and ExxonMobil. It aims to help students aged 15-18 develop an interest in STEM skills and apply them to tackle the challenges of tomorrow. ExxonMobil is proud to be sponsoring this program for the 8th year.

  • Sci-Tech challenge inspires Europe’s youth [New Europe]

    14 May 2017

    Training and mentoring opportunities to encourage young people to use and develop their STEM skills have been given another boost. JA Europe and ExxonMobil once again organised the Sci-Tech Challenge.
    The 8th annual Sci-Tech Challenge was held in Brussels on May 10. This year’s theme was low emissions mobility.

  • Belgium, France and Italy qualified for Sci-Tech Challenge European Grand Finale

    21 March 2017

    The 8th European Online Sci-Tech Challenge took place on 21 March 2017. The best national Sci-Tech Challenge teams from Belgium, France, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Romania and the UK had the opportunity to present their solutions on how to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions.

  • European Online Sci-Tech Challenge

    20 March 2017

    JA Europe is organising the European finale of the Sci-Tech Challenge in cooperation with ExxonMobil.

    For the eight consecutive year, the Sci-Tech Challenge aims to encourage students, aged 15-18, to consider Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) oriented careers, raise awareness of the importance of STEM skills and how these can be applied in enterprising ways to tackle the challenges of tomorrow. More than 10,000 students have taken part in their own national Sci-Tech Challenge activities.

  • Warm Up for the European Sci-Tech Challenge 2017 Finale

    03 February 2017

    JA Europe is organising the European finale of the Sci-Tech Challenge in cooperation with ExxonMobil. For the eight consecutive year, the Sci-Tech Challenge aims to encourage students, aged 15-18, to consider Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) oriented careers, raise awareness of the importance of STEM skills and how these can be applied in enterprising ways to tackle the challenges of tomorrow.

  • ExxonMobil supports Sci-Tech Challenge

    08 December 2016
    The Sci-Tech Challenge encourages students and teachers to engage in STEM curriculum.

    Europe is facing a growing skills gap in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). To bridge this gap, ExxonMobil and Junior Achievement (JA) Europe have developed a math and science program called the Sci-Tech Challenge

  • JA Europe students solve Brussels’ traffic congestion

    25 May 2016

    The 7th European finale of the Sci-Tech Challenge took place on 25 May at the European Parliament including an award ceremony and a panel debate hosted by Adina-Ioana Valean, Vice-President of the European Parliament, in the presence of Pascal Smet, Brussels Mobility Minister.

    Winning team from Romania proposed to solve Brussels’ traffic congestion problem by offering an integrated approach to increase efficiency of existing public transport, whilst producing additional energy. 

  • Launch of Sci-Tech Challenge 2015-2016

    07 September 2015

    With the start of the new school year, a new round of the Sci-Tech Challenge has started. From this year, the Sci-Tch Challenge is running in ten European countries. More than 5,000 students will be exposed to information, knowledge, and hands-on experience in the STEM and energy field. ExxonMobil volunteers serve as role models for transferring knowledge about the transversal skills of STEM education to career development in the energy field.

  • Kazakhstan joins Sci-Tech Challenge

    01 September 2015

    The Sci-Tech Challenge programme started as a European initiative in Germany, the Netherlands and Norway. After the first year the programme expanded to Belgium, France and the UK. Poland, Romania and Russia joined afterwards. During the academic year 2015-2016, with joint efforts between JA Kazakhstan and ExxonMobil Kazakhstan, the Sci-Tech Challenge is now fully running in this Caspian region country. 

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