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Slush Science Track 2016

29.11.–1.12.2016 at Slush, Helsinki, Finland

Slush Science Track 2016 bridged the unnecessary gap between science and the startup world. Why? Because all innovations come from science. This year science is more present at Slush than ever before. See the program  here:

Skolar Award is organized by Kaskas Media together with Slush. If you would like to see more collaboration, more evidence-based solutions for the wicked problems and more brilliant research and research-based startups, this is for you!

The Skolar Award 2016 went to....


Want to travel back in time? See the awesome speeches from our keynote speakers from 2016.



Jason Tetro, The Germ Guy

“When you look at research, you should never expect it to have a product in mind.”

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Maija Itkonen, CEO, Gold&Green Foods

"If you really want to produce something new you also have to research things."

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All these bright minds were there



Michael Stein, professor, CEO of ProVince Tx


Rowland Manthorpe, start editor, Wired


Alf Rehn, professor, Åbo Akademi University


En skola = School in our lovely second official language Swedish

Scholar = A person who sits on a treasure trove filled with new knowledge

Skolar is a communications school for researchers, created by researchers. Skolar teaches researchers how to communicate their beautiful science in an interesting way. All applicants of Skolar Award got training for presenting their magnificent work on big stage.

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Our partners in 2016


Runar Bäckström Foundation

Helsingin Sanomat Foundation

Tieteen tiedotus ry


Walter Ahlström Foundation

The Paulo Foundation

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