In April 2017, young leaders, from diverse backgrounds will come together for the Water Innovation Lab Europe. The Lab is the home base for creativity, innovation and water, and an opportunity to work with inspiring thought leaders to invigorate ourselves and others in driving change.

WIL Europe 2017 Location

Nivon Natuurvrienden (Nature Friends)
Kampeerterrein Banjaert

Burgemeester Rothestraat 53A,
1949 CC Wijk aan Zee,

Our Water Innovation Labs are growing all around the globe as youth are compelled to collaborate with others to design new paradigms and work towards a resilient water future.


WIL Europe 2017

The Water Innovation Lab (WIL Europe 2017) is designed for 20 to 35 year-olds from a diversity of backgrounds and nationalities who are enthusiastic about innovating within the European water context. WIL Europe 2017 will bring together inquiring and committed individuals from: the water sector, engineering, art and design, the sciences, business, social sciences, planning and ICT to build our capacity to collaborate for a resilient future.

WIL Europe 2017 is all about enabling Creativity, Start-up Skills, Facilitation and “Savoir Faire” to Connect People With Water.

Key Dates

December 2016: Registration opens

January to February 26, 2017: Rolling acceptances until full (every 2 weeks starting from January 15th, applications will be reviewed. Acceptance based on quality of answers and diversity of applicants)

February 26, 2017: Deadline for all applications

March 2017: Agenda released including resource guests

Early April 2017: Information emailed on what to bring, what to expect

April 23, 2017: We are finally all together!!!

Are You Ready For a Profound Learning Experience?

Apply to be part of WIL Europe 2017

Join friends and colleagues at the Water Innovation Lab Europe at this beautiful location on the North Sea from April 23-28, 2017 for what could be one of the most profound learning experiences of your life!

Who is making the Water Innovation Lab Europe possible?