Dutch Technology Week: Week of Wonders

18th until the 24th of May 2014 in Brainport Eindhoven Region / Quiz Night XL: From Einstein to iPhone

Eindhoven, (PresseBox) - The Quiz Night XL on Friday evening the 23rd of May is one of the highlights of the Dutch Technology Week. In the 'Klokgebouw' at 'Strijp S' in Eindhoven, 1250 contestants will battle in teams until one team is crowned the smartest. The tantalizing quiz is the centerpiece, but visitors will also be entertained with music and acts during the breaks.

The third edition of this quiz is of course all about 'Science & Technology' and the questions will be supported by images and video. The assignments vary from Einstein to iPhone, from Newton to Hawking, from the history of science to modern gadgets. Al aspects of science and engineering will be taken into account.

Entirely in line with the Dutch Technology Week, the Quiz Night XL will be making use of high-tech equipment to make everything go smoothly. Every team will get a voting device to answer the questions. Of course there will be time for contestants to confer with each other and type in the answers. Thanks to this interactive voting system the results will be available immediately.

Teams consist of a maximum of five players. A total of 250 teams will compete with one another, and there will be fun prizes to win. People can also sign up individually. They will then be grouped with other participants to form a team.

Especially for the Quiz Night XL, the 'Klokgebouw' will be decorated in a cozy fashion, and food and drinks will be served to the contestants. Everyone is urged to be in the 'Klokgebouw' before 19:30 o'clock, because the doors will then be locked. The Quiz Night XL will start at 20:00 o'clock, and will consist of several rounds. The game will end around 23:30, and festivities will continue from then until 01:00 o'clock. The Quiz Night XL will take place at: Klokgebouw 50, 5617 AB Eindhoven.

Participation costs 10 euro per person. More information on tickets and the program is found at: www.quiznightxl.nl

Online Dutch Technology Week

We will also be active via our website, facebook, and twitter during the weeks surrounding the Dutch Technology week. Not only with fun articles and more information about the program, but also with fun facts, discounts, and promotions. So keep an eye on us via: www.dutchtechnologyweek.com, facebook and twitter!

National High Tech Discovery Route Saturday May 24th

Top high tech companies from Drachten and Twente also participate in the Dutch Technology Week. They will open their gates to the public during the High Tech Discovery Tour.

Brainport Development N.V

Brainport Eindhoven Region is a top technology breeding ground for innovation, and is the home base for companies and knowledge and research institution of world-class. Together they make and invent the technology of tomorrow, which contributes to a safe, green, and caring society and a sustainable economic development for the Netherlands. Brainport is the hub of a network that stretches over the southeast of the Netherlands and beyond the country's borders. The five key sectors in this region are: High-Tech, Systems & Materials, Food, Automotive, Lifetec, and Design.

Project organization Brainport Development, organizer of the Dutch Technology Week, is a new-wave development community. With representatives in business, knowledge institutions, and government, it works on strengthening the Brainport Eindhoven Region.

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