Amplify Ignite

Ignite PhD Pitch night 2019 – Be bold. Be curious. Be limitless.

AMP Amplify Ignite brings academia and business together, offering students a unique opportunity to receive professional coaching and mentoring over two days, to equip them with the right tools and skills to support their ongoing development and research.

Move one step closer to changing the world by pitching your research project to a live business audience in 150 seconds.

Amplify Ignite 2019 - what you need to know:

  • Two days of Professional coaching and mentoring
  • 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
  • Open to all PhD students who are currently enrolled at an Australian tertiary institution or have recently completed research (within 6 months) of the application opening date
  • Applications open 31 July 2019 (close 1 September 2019)
  • Pitch night - 13 November in Sydney

Download the submission form and email it to the Amplify Ignite team by 01 September 2019.

Amplify Ignite Submission Form – PC
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Amplify Ignite 2018 was held on 14 November in Sydney where 17 outstanding PhD students presented their research to hundreds of people from across the business community in just 150 seconds.

Ignite's 2018 winner was Samra Qaraghuli from Flinders University with her research on creating a new family of antibiotics from fungi.

The People's Choice award – judged by the audience - was awarded to Art Cruz for his research on detecting concrete cancer in Australian buildings.

Watch our Amplify Ignite

Highlights here