Calendar & Events

During the year, WaterCampus partners organize various activities focussing on matchmaking, business development, science, student recruitment, knowledge exchange and networking.

The Water Alliance has its yearly international symposium, called WaterLink, Wetsus has its own Wetsus Congres, every two or three months there’s the WaterCampus Business Cafés and we regularly organise symposia on various water technology related topics. Keep an eye on this page to stay informed of all of our events.

Calendar and events

  • 21 May - 21 May

    WaterCampus Experience Day 2022

    Altijd al willen weten wat er gebeurt daar achter de schermen bij WaterCampus Leeuwarden? Dan is dit je kans! Voor het eerst na de succesvolle WaterCampus Experience Day 2018 openen alle WaterCampus-partners op zaterdag 21 mei 2022 hun deuren! Naast veel inhoudelijke informatie over het werk van de verschillende bedrijven, onderwijs- en onderzoeksinstituten, is er ook ruimte voor entertainment. Wat kun je verwachten?
    • Rondleidingen door de laboratoria + toelichting op de opstellingen;
    • Workshops, demonstraties, lezingen en spellen om meer te leren over watertechnologie;
    • Diverse foodtrucks met verantwoorde hapjes en drankjes;
    • De mysterieuze MegaWaterFoon, een kunstwerk waar je zelf onderdeel van kunt zijn... ;
    • Vervoer over de Potmarge in fluisterboten naar Bosk, de Fluistertuin en andere Arcadia-activiteiten;
    Plattegrond + info Tijd: het evenement is toegankelijk van 11.00 uur tot 16.00 uur Adres: Oostergoweg 9 en Agora 1 t/m 4 (WaterCampus-terrein/ Potmargezone) Voor een impressie van het evenement kun je hier de aftermovie van 2018 bekijken: Kortom: zet zaterdag 21 mei 2022 alvast in je agenda! Deelnemende partijen WaterCampus Experience Day:
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  • 30 May - 3 June

    IFAT

    Together with NWP and ENVAQUA, the Water Campus will realize a Netherlands Pavilion at the IFAT in Munich. IFAT, the world’s leading trade fair for environmental technologies, is the largest platform for water, sewage, waste and raw materials management. It gathers the industry from all over the world and its innovative offer sets benchmarks for the future. IFAT will welcome over 3,300 exhibitors from about 60 countries and regions; more than 140,000 visitors from over 160 countries and regions; and 260,000 square meters’ exhibition space. Are you a provider of and/or looking for solutions to the future’s challenges? Join the Netherlands Pavilion at one of the most important water technology events in Europe: IFAT Munich.

    Benefits of joint participation

    • Added value through the look and feel of the Netherlands Branding
    • An excellent location on the exhibition floor
    • Use of the Dutch lounge with all-day catering (coffee/tea/drinks) for you and your guests
    • Participation in several networking activities in the Pavilion
    • Extra profiling through www.dutchwatersector.com
    • Optional participation in IFAT programme session
    For more information you can contact Tiemen Jousma, +31 (0)58 2849044  
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  • 19 September - 22 September

    European Water Technology Week 2022

    On September 19 – 22, 2022, the global water technology sector will get together in Leeuwarden, the capital of water technology. During the second European Water Technology Week (EWTW 2022), business and innovation leaders from companies, universities and governments will meet and inspire each other in the innovative climate of WaterCampus Leeuwarden. In 2018, the first edition of the EWTW attracted more than 1.000 participants from 38 countries. EWTW will include the assembly of the Global Water Tech Hub Alliance, the Wetsus Congress 2022, an international business programme initiated by Water Alliance, and a trade fair. Policy, education, science, corporate development and export: all aspects of innovation will be integrated in the congress programme and the trade fair. Don’t miss this unique event. During the Congress European Water Technology Week 2022 the trade fair Water Tech Europe also takes place, which is not the same event. Both are of course complementary, visitors of the EWTW have free admittance to the Water Tech Europe trade fair. More information to come!
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  • 19 September - 22 September

    Water Tech Europe trade fair

    The place to discover the future of water! Water Tech Europe is the trade fair for the water top sector in the Capital of Water Technology Leeuwarden. It is the place for professionals working on solutions for tomorrow’s water issues: sustainable water supply for everyone, wastewater treatment and reuse, clean and safe drinking water, recycling, energy production and new water sources. Organised by WTC Expo Leeuwarden in close cooperation with WaterCampus (Wetsus, Center of Expertise Water Technology and Water Alliance). More than 250 national and international companies are linked to the WaterCampus Leeuwarden, where science, knowledge institutes, business, and education work together on the future of water around the world. more information can be found here, if you want to sign up for a unique spot on the trade floor, you can do so here. During the trade fair the Congress European Water Technology Week 2022 also takes place, which is not the same event. Both are of course complementary, visitors of the EWTW have free admittance to the Water Tech Europe trade fair. During this second European Water Technology Week, corporate and innovation leaders from companies, universities and government bodies will meet in the cutting-edge environment of WaterCampus Leeuwarden. In 2018, the first edition of the EWTW attracted more than 1.000 participants from 38 countries. EWTW will include the assembly of the Global Water Tech Hub Alliance, the Wetsus Congress 2022, an international business programme initiated by Water Alliance, and a trade fair. Policy, education, science, corporate development and export: all aspects of innovation will be integrated in the congress programme and the trade fair. Don’t miss this unique event. Read more