Meet our partners
The Runar Bäckström
The aim of the Runar Bäckström foundation is to encourage and support inventions that are beneficial to Finnish businesses and thereby strengthen their global competitiveness.
Walter Ahlström Foundation was founded in 1926. The Walter Ahlström Foundation supports scientific activity in the field of wood processing, chemistry, energy economy and metal industry sectors.
Partner up with Research Pitching Competition? Here are a few reasons why:
- Research Pitching Competition by Slush and Skolar is a truly collaborative effort between foundations, science communication experts and startups. As a partner you will be seen in interesting company.
- Research Pitching Competition makes research accessible to the general public and media.
- The competition brings top-level researchers to Scandinavia and creates networks between researchers.
- Research Pitching Competition is an evolving concept that is open to new possibilities and collaborations, driven by a team of skillful science communicators and event organisers at Kaskas Media.
Interested in collaborating? Get in touch: firstname.lastname@example.org
The talented young finalists will get together and prep for the finals during the months before Slush.
Check the important dates here:
Application period begins at noon (GMT+3)
Application period ends at noon (GMT+3)
Finalists will be revealed
Kickoff for finalists (live/video)
Individual coaching sessions (live/video)
Bootcamp and dress rehearsal in Helsinki
Research Pitching Competition final at Slush
“Skolar Award grant fills a large gap and allows postdocs to perform their own independent research.”
Johan Seijsing, Research Pitching Competition winner 2017