As part of the ERDF.Stars competition, the zdi student laboratory GeoIT was voted 35rd among 3 other ERDF projects.
The topics of environmental protection and combating climate change are the focus of public interest and have a major impact on business and politics. But the life of each individual is also affected to varying degrees. Many young people want to change the situation and are increasingly committed to sustainable environmental policy.
In the zdi school laboratory "Green FabLab" at the Rhein-Waal University of Applied Sciences at the Kamp-Lintfort site, researchers, schoolchildren, students of the university and the interested public can conduct research and experiments. was officially opened. The student laboratory is unique in its kind and was funded with ERDF-zdi funds.
World Environment Day, a global day of action proclaimed by the United Nations Environment Program, has existed since 1972. At that time, the first World Environment Conference was held in Stockholm. And since then, on June 5th, around 150 nations have taken part in various activities to draw attention to the endangerment of the global ecosystem. Germany has been involved since 1976, for example with an environmental festival and a bicycle rally in Berlin. Since the 70s, environmental awareness has become more and more anchored in the German population. For children and young people of our time, sustainability is no longer a foreign word.