Amplify Ignite

Amplify Ignite is a one-night-only, PhD pitch night, where twenty exceptional PhD students from across Australia have the opportunity to present to a live business audience with a chance to win funding for their research. The finalists also have the opportunity to work with a professional performance coach and business mentor in order to prepare their cutting edge idea for a 150 second live pitch. If your PhD research has the potential to change the world we would love to hear from you!

One night. One pitch. One winner.

What you need to know:

  • A total prize pool of $26,000 which includes $5,000 for the overall winner,  $1,000 for each finalist and $1,000 for the ‘People’s choice’ award
  • Open to penultimate, final year or recently completed (within 6 months) PhD students
  • Applications open 31 July (close 31 August 2018)
  • Pitch night - 14 November in Sydney

Submission forms will be available to download from Monday 30 July 2018.

Terms and conditions apply

To get a taste of what happened in 2017, watch our Ignite highlights video here