Teams iCombine and HeatStock were chosen as the winners of the science-based idea competition Helsinki Challenge and both will receive a prize of 187 500 euros. Team iCombine is working on a decision support systemwhich will enable doctors to easily search for the best possible personalised treatment for each cancer patient. Team HeatStock has developed a new kind of composite material which will allow for the long-term storage and controlled release of heat energy.Read more
Helsinki Challenge is the one and only science-based idea competition in Finland. In the competition teams of scientists worked on solutions that help the humankind reach the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In 2017 the competition was organized by ten Finnish universities.
Winning solution of Helsinki Challenge 2015 led the team members Katri Saarikivi and Valtteri Wikström to an even bigger research project.Read more
How did we get from 110 competition entries to 7 finalists? Who will choose the winner this November? This is how the Helsinki Challenge jury process works.Read more
”At Helsinki Challenge, I’ve seen a very interesting appetite for doing science in a different way,” describes Gemma Milne, science journalist and co-founder of Science Disrupt. She visited the Helsinki Challenge Experimentation Clinic in the beginning of October.Read more
The Global Impact Camp in Brussels was a two-day intensive co-creation with international experts and EU decision-makers. The first day of the camp included two keynotes and a panel discussion focusing on societal impact of research.Read more
Team POCKit received the Impact Prize acknowledgement of the MEPs at Global Impact Camp in Brussels.Read more