Amplify Ignite

Ignite 2018 - One night. One pitch. One winner.

Amplify Ignite Pitch Night – Wednesday 14 November 2018

Amplify Ignite is a one-night-only, PhD pitch night, where up to 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!

Applications for Ignite 2018 are now closed. If you are interested in attending the event, tickets will be available via this website. Check back soon!

One night. One pitch. One winner.

What you need to know:

  • A total prize pool of $26K which includes $5K for the overall winner,  $1K for each finalist and $1K for the ‘People’s choice’ award
  • Applicants need to be currently enrolled or recently completed (within six months) PhD students
  • Pitch night - 14 November in Sydney

Terms and conditions apply

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