European BEST Engineering Competition (EBEC) is the largest in Engineering Competition in Europe, conducted by students for students. Teams that are composed by 4 students from technology fields, regardless of status of their degree, are challenged to solve the tasks that are provided by BEST in 3 different competition levels. The team which proves to be the most efficient, creative and successful at the end of competition finale is granted by “BEST Engineers of Europe” title.
EBEC project begins functioning every year by the first Local EBEC Round that is conducted in Europe; afterwards moving onwards with several other Local EBEC Rounds as well as National/Regional EBEC Rounds and reaches an end by an EBEC Final event that is organised in beginning of August. This year the competition will be held in Brno.
Case study is the category about analytic and economic skills. CS category is more conceptual competition which consists of solving a theoretical, technical or a managerial problem occurring in real life or industry. Participants develop hypothetical solutions with no actual construction of any device or assembling of some materials, but using the given information.
Team design is a category which competitors can use their practical skills to design. Competitors need to build a functional device regarding to a technical problem given in a limited amount of time and resources.