Utrecht Science Week 2023: together towards a healthy, sustainable society

The third edition of Utrecht Science Week focuses on the power of innovation and collaboration towards a healthy, sustainable society. From Friday 29 September to Sunday 8 October, the Utrecht Science Park will open its doors for students, professionals and all other interested parties to meet and exchange knowledge. Everyone is welcome.


The Utrecht Science Week offers a varied programme including the Betweterfestival, the symposium 'The future of our Water', a Hackaton Lab ‘Sustainability on the Utrecht Science Park’(by invitation only), a 'Dialogue on animal husbandry' and many other great activities. 

Behavioural change in a sustainability transition

During the Sustainability Day on 3 October, this year a co-production of HU and UU, Reint Jan Renes will speak about the psychology of behavioural change in a sustainability transition. In addition, Cyrille Krul (HU) and Karin Rebel (UU) will share in a joint keynote on how UU and HU are working on their sustainable ambitions. 

Lecture by Prof Dr Bert Weckhuysen

On Friday 6 October, the second Utrecht Science Lecture takes place: "Sustainable cooperation for an accelerated circular economy". It will be delivered by Prof Dr Bert Weckhuysen. Co-referent is Drs Patrick Cramers, director of the Institute for Life Sciences & Chemistry at Utrecht University of Applied Sciences.

Full programme and registration

On the Utrecht Science Week website you can find the complete programme and sign up for the session of your choice. 

We look forward to seeing you at one of the many great sessions!