Helsinki Challenge-winner will be announced 24.11!

Helsinki Challenge-winner will be announced 24.11!

Welcome to the science party of the year, Helsinki Challenge Award Party! It will be held on 24 November at 5 p.m. and the winner of the competition will be announced. Join us to celebrate science and Finland’s next 100 years!

Hanken together with nine other Finnish universities has organised this unique science-based idea competition to celebrate Finland’s centenary. At the award party in November, the seven finalists will present their ideas to support the UN’s sustainable development goals, and an international jury will select one of the teams as the winner. The award sum of €375,000 is intended for implementing the winning solution.

The Helsinki Challenge Award Party will feature inspiring speeches, science-based solutions, music and festival spirit! The event will be held in English on 24 November at 5 p.m. at Think Corner (Yliopistonkatu 4).

Reserve your seat by 19 November here.


The Helsinki Challenge finalists 2017:

“Putting the power of diagnostics in the hands of patients.”

“Young generation learns global competencies and builds better future.”

“Our unique material enables efficient long-term storing of thermal energy.”

“Double-screen trap and novel vaccine to prevent mosquito-borne illnesses.”

“Evidence-based parenting skills for every family in the world.”
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“A decision-making system for drug combination treatment in cancer.”

“3D-printed minikidneys give kidney failure patients hope for the future.”