Pitch Your Impact 2019


8 ENAC PhD students, post-docs & scientific collaborators only.


  • Identify the potential impact of your research project and/or invention on society
  • Communicate (orally and visually) your impact effectively in 120 sec.
  • Convince an audience that your project will benefit society and is worth investing in.


By attending 1 training mentored by Idea On Stage and 1 public contest in front of the ENAC community and a jury.


The workshop is free of charge. You must be able to attend both the training and the contest.

TRAINING – We all make an impact – What’s yours?

March 26, 2019 – 08.30 to 18.30 – EPFL (lunch included)

How much time and energy have you put into realizing your research project? Now how much time have you put into communicating about it? Learning how to pitch the value of your project to a specific audience is essential for success. What good is developing a new tool or approach if people don’t know it exists, how to use it or what it’s worth?  Why should they fund you? Collaborate? Support your work? In just one day, you could learn the skills to polish your response to these questions, deliver it in a compelling and authentic way and find out what it means to “Pitch Your Impact.”

PUBLIC CONTEST – Share, convince and win a prize!

April 09, 2019 – 16.30 to 18.30 – EPFL

This contest sounds challenging, yes, but first of all it’s a great opportunity to get a different view on your project, to develop your soft skills, to enjoy sharing your passion, enthusiasm and even sense of humour with your ENAC colleagues and TO WIN A PRIZE!