Sep 12 – 16, 2016
Europe/Zurich timezone

Challenge Based Innovation (CBI) is a project course, where multidisciplinary student teams and their instructors collaborate with researchers at CERN to discover novel solutions for the future of humankind. The projects are an elaborate mixture, where the technologies derived from research at CERN meet societal, human-driven needs.

CBI @ mediterranean is running from 12.9.2016 to 1.12.2016, culminating to a prototype expo held at CERN on 1.12.2016 introducing the student team results.


Monday 12.9.

  • Welcome and introduction to IdeaSquare and CERN

Tuesday 13.9.

  • CERN technology intro
  • Teamwork 

Wednesday 14.9.

  • Aeroplane design exercise
  • Research, benchmarking and needfinding

Thursday 15.9.

  • Interviews & needfinding
  • Synthesis & Redefine mission

Friday 16.9.