Research Pitching Competition by Slush and Skolar makes research accessible to the world.

Research Pitching Competition is a buffet of groundbreaking ideas and news topics for journalists. Skolarists are professionally trained to tell you about the significance of their research in layman's terms. Discover what you should be raging about and contact us!

For the official Slush media accreditation, click here. See you at Slush!

Meet the finalists of Research Pitching Competition by Slush & Skolar 2019!

These eight wild postdoc-researchers will pitch their ambitious research ideas on the stage at Slush on 22nd November. One will win €100K for research.

Read more

Media inquiries

Reetta Rönkä
reetta@skolar.fi

Aurora Airaskorpi
aurora@skolar.fi

Press photos

You can view press photos below and download them in full size here.
All photo credits Vilja Pursiainen / Kaskas Media.

Timeline 2019

The talented young finalists will get together and prep for the finals during the months before Slush.
Check the important dates here:

August

14

Application period begins at noon (GMT+3)

September

18

Application period ends at noon (GMT+3)

October

10

Finalists will be revealed

October

23

Kickoff for finalists (live/video)

November

5-6

Individual coaching sessions (live/video)

November

19-21

Bootcamp and dress rehearsal in Helsinki

November

22

Research Pitching Competition final at Slush

"Professional tutoring, great team spirit, prize worth of trying, and very rewarding way to apply for funding."

Martti Kaasalainen, Research Pitching Competition finalist 2017