After just barely missing last year’s victory, the Insectus student team travelled to this year’s summit with mixed feelings. But this time, after an impressive presentation, everything went as hoped for: the students of the Leibniz University Hannover were able to secure 10,000 € in funding. Find out what the team is planning to do now, how they balance thier free time, study and social commitment and where Insectus sees itself in five years in the full interview.
Despite the close defeat in 2016, Insectus stuck to its plan and launched the project in Zambia. The experiences there gave the team enough tailwind to optimize and re-submit the concept of the Insect Farm for Students4Kids 2017. Here are photos from Zambia: