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A 72-hour transport challenge for students - registration now open!

Published 6.9.2021

Influence the urban development and brand of the Vaasa of the future in the 72-hour transport challenge.

What is the 72-hour transport challenge?

The aim of the 72-hour transport challenge is to find multidisciplinary, innovative and user-oriented solutions for the future Vaasa region from the perspective of carbon neutral transport, effortless daily life and businesses.

Credits are available for the participants. An excursion to Uumaja in the new Aurora Botnia ship is included in the competition!

When is the competition?

The competition is organised in Vaasa on 26–29 October 2021, and its duration is 72 hours. 

Who can participate?

The competition is aimed at students of all subjects of the University of Vaasa, VAMK and Novia. The competition entries can be in Finnish, Swedish and English. New viewpoints are needed - you can register even if you don’t have any previous experience in city planning!

Why participate?

You can network, gain experience in project work, get study credits and can even win a trip to Copenhagen! 

The registration is now open!

In addition to the schools, the competition is made possible by the City of Vaasa, the Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency, ABB Oy, Wasaline, the Ministry of the Environment and the Sustainable City programme that is being coordinated by it, and Ramboll Finland Oy.

The current Corona virus situation is taken into account in the organisation of the competition and participation will be possible remotely if need be. The trip to Uumaja and the prize trip will be organised, if possible, with regard to the Corona virus situation. If travel is not possible, the members of the winning team will receive a prize of the same value as the planned prize trip would have been.  

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You can find out about the competition organised in Vantaa last year at or on Twitter #72tuntia