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NEW MATERIALS

PITCHING

COMPETITION

New Materials pitching competition is for Finnish early stage science-based startups and pre-startups utilizing new or re-purposed materials and processes to create a more sustainable future.

It is organized in collaboration of HiLIFE from the University of Helsinki and Aalto University.

All finalists will

  • receive speaker coaching to prepare their pitch,

  • have the chance to present their idea on the Y Science stage,

  • meet potential investors,

  • network with experts in the fields of their solution, and

  • get a Slush ticket

 

The winner will be granted 5,000 EUR to take their exciting idea further!

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Competition timeline

  • September 1: Applications open

  • September 30: Applications close

  • October 13: Announcement of the finalists

  • October 24, 14:00 - 16:00: Introduction to pitching

  • October 25 - November 23: 1-1 pitch coaching

  • November 24, 12:00 - 13:00: Final meeting regarding the pitching competition

  • November 29, 15:30 - 18:30: Dress rehearsal of the competition

  • November 30: New Materials pitching competition at Y Science

JURY FOR SELECTION OF THE 2023 FINALISTS

  • TBA

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