Oct 10, 2018 Skolar Award Team
Yang Bai’s research idea aims to create a multi-functional material that can turn any renewable energy such as solar energy as well as thermal energy and kinetic energy into electricity. This could be much more advanced and efficient than any other single-functional energy generator, such as solar panels.
Amber Geurts sees that the conversation around AI is limited and we need more varied perspectives. Amber wants to bring computer scientists and graphic designers together to create understanding of how an emerging technology is constructed, shaped and understood in real-time to inform public discourse.
Sandra Jernström’s research idea strives to find a new kind of treatment to cancer by analysing not just the type of cancer but the composition of the tumour. That way patients could get more personalised treatment and faster results.
Joosu Kuivanen wants to tackle the plastic problem in the world. His research idea is about exploring the microbes that degrade plastic, so that it could be used as a protein source. The core of the idea is a bioprocess, which converts plastics into protein.
Elina Marttinen is a researcher and psychologist, whose research idea is to explore the factors affecting young people’s identity building. Marttinen wants to research the formation of youth’s identity and find out why the youngsters in Finland are so lost?
Foivos Perakis’ research idea combines investigations of water both in molecular and societal level. Perakis wants to find out if cryo-desalination, separating water and salt by freezing, could be a potential way to ensure clean and safe water in the Nordics.
Ulrike Pfreundt wants to 3D print coral reefs to support marine ecosystems. Her research idea is to create artificial reef structures by 3D printing and that way find out which aspects of the surface structure are necessary for the coral reef to grow. Pfeundt’s idea bridges digital architecture and marine ecosystem restoration.
Ville Pihlajaniemi thinks cellulosic sugar could be one solution to the food crisis our planet is inevitably facing in the future. Pihlajaniemi’s team aims to make wood cellulose digestible for humans and test its nutritional potential.
So you’ve already purchased your tickets for #slushtokyo19. Now what? Here’s a top tip: grab your badge early at our pre-registration hubs around the city. Don’t feel like it? Here are 3 reasons why we think you should. SIDE EVENT ENTRY. With your badge beautifully slung around your neck, our team will know you’re an official […]
The annual pitch training event especially curated with everything that a startup needs is back. Quick Facts: When is it? On Feb 16, 2019, Saturday. What time? 12:00 – 20:00 BUT doors are only open from 11:30-12:30 so don’t be late! Where will it be? At this cool place called Accenture Innovation Hub (Sumitomo Fudosan Azabu Juban […]
The official Slush Tokyo startup side event is back again this year! Slush Tokyo and Amazon Web Service Japan will co-host the “Startup Day” on the 21st February, 2019 Slush Tokyo, the biggest startup event in Japan happening on 22~23rd February, will be partnering with Amazon Web Service to launch the official side event “Startup […]
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It is not secret that Slush Tokyo has been a hub for meeting local and international players in the startup scene. In 2018, 600 startups and 200 registered investors pre-booked over 511 meetings that were held during the two days of Slush Tokyo through our Matchmaking Tool with 2,193 requests and 511 walk-ins. This year, […]
MEET THE SLUSH GLOBAL TEAM (JAPAN, FINLAND, CHINA, AND SINGAPORE), LEARN ABOUT DIFFERENT TECH SCENES, GET EXCLUSIVE STORIES AND MORE. The Global Gathering focuses on giving the media a bigger look at the startup scene and a peek into how Slush plays a part in it. The event will highlight the different goals, achievements […]
This year, there will be two programs giving startups a chance to speak on stage. The annual Slush Tokyo Pitch Contest where startups bring their A-game as they compete for the final winning spot and the new ShowTech Time which give startups the chance to pitch to their target customers. Pitch Contest Successful Applicants […]
In the spirit of “Call For Action”, we have rebranded and revamped the Dialogue Stage to be a kick-off point for attendees as an avenue to start or help your journey. After getting inspired from successful founder stories, we don’t want you to leave just inspired; we want you to leave with something you can […]
Ground control to Slush Tokyo 2019! We have a little over a month left to the event, and we want to make sure you know that you can still apply for your startup pass and demo booth. Here’s how: 1. Apply for your pass on the Slush Platform 2. Wait for your application to be […]
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