Student Scholarship to the SingularityU Nordic Summit

Thank you for applying for the 2019 SingularityU Nordic Summit scholarship! Applications are now closed. We look forward to having you apply next year!

Telia Company and SingularityU Nordic are proud to announce that 100 students from the Nordics and Baltics can attend the SU Nordic Summit FOR FREE!

Who should apply:

  • You are studying/have a passionate interest in innovative technologies, exponential technologies, software development, network architecture, automation, robotics, big data, advanced analytics, security, UC/UI design or future of technology and impact
  • You have relevant experience and a specific interest in any of these fields
  • You are +18 years old and live in either Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia or Lithuania
  • You have previously not received a scholarship ticket to the 2018 SU Nordic Stockholm Summit


A jury of individuals from Telia Company and SingularityU Nordic will select 100 winning students to attend the Summit. The selected students will receive confirmation no later than April 15 at midnight, and selected students must confirm their participation within three days after receiving confirmation. If you fail to do so the free student pass will be passed on to another student. You are only eligible for one SingularityU Nordic Summit, meaning that students who have attended previous Summits are not eligible.

Applications are open! The deadline to apply is March 31 at midnight.

What is the SingularityU Nordic Summit?

Over two epic days, you will deep dive into the future of Quantum Computing, Neuroscience, Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Ethics, Digital Biology, Blockchain Technologies, Governance, Diversity, Impact Leadership, Innovation in Legacy Organizations and much, much more.

The Nordics are in a unique position to take lead and be a role model for the world. If we combine the Nordics’ proud history of building community, trust, and inclusion with the best from exponential technology's incredible innovation and scalability potentials, then the Nordics can RE:think the future for the world.

Join 1,000+ leaders and change makers at the SingularityU Nordic Summit in Helsinki and explore how to RE:think exponential technology and impact leadership for 10x business.



Anousheh Ansari

CEO of the XPRIZE Foundation, the world's leader in designing and managing competitions that incentivize technological breakthroughs that can solve the world's grand challenges. Anousheh also serves on the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Future Council, is a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador, and was the first Iranian in space.


Mark Post

SingularityU Benelux faculty. Professor of Vascular Physiology at Maastricht University and Professor of Angiogenesis in Tissue Engineering at the Technical University Eindhoven. The first person in the world to present a proof of concept for cultured meat.


Valter Adão

SingularityU South Africa Faculty. Chief Digital and Innovation Officer. Recipient of The Constellation Transformation 150 Award, which recognises the top 150 global executives leading digital business transformation efforts.

#innovation #futureofwork

Dr. Susan Ip-Jewell

The leading force behind Mars Academy USA, Mars Without Borders, and Space Surgery Institute and is focused on development, simulation-based training programs, technological and innovative concepts, VR/AR sim training to improve quality of lives for space and Earth, and pioneering visionary ideas for human space exploration and future settlements on Mars and the Moon.

#space #innovation

Dr. Tiffany Vora

Faculty Director & Vice Chair on Digital Biology and Medicine at Singularity University in Silicon Valley. Holds a Ph.D. in molecular biology from Princeton University.


Kris Østergaard

Co-Founder and Chief Learning and Innovation Officer, SingularityU Nordic. Author of Transforming Legacy Organizations and translator of Exponential Organizations. Read the introduction of Kris' new book "How to Digitize a Cup of Coffee" (Danish), which will launch in English at the Summit!


Laila Pawlak

Co-Founder and CEO, SingularityU Nordic. Award-winning entrepreneur and international speaker on impact leadership and unapologetic customer perspectives. Co-author of The Fundamental 4s - Designing Extraordinary Customer Experiences in an Exponential World.


Dr. Habib Frost

SingularityU Nordic Faculty. Founder and CEO of Neurescue, developing a groundbreaking new treatment for cardiac arrest and critical bleedings. Elected Forbes 30 under 30 in Technology.


Anita Schjøll Brede

SingularityU Nordic Faculty. CEO and Co-Founder of, one of the top 10 artificial intelligence startups according to Fast Company. Sought after public speaker, one of Inspiring Fifty Nordic's most inspiring women in tech. Named Top 50 European Females in Tech in 2018 by Forbes.


Patrick Halford

SingularityU Nordic Faculty. Advisor to VC's and startup board member in drone, healthcare and AR/VR space. Part of management team building a new airport and national drone innovation hub in Finland. Specialist in mobility cross industry and business model innovation.


Sahra-Josephine Hjorth

SingularityU Nordic Faculty. Co-Founder and CEO of CanopyLAB, award-winning EdTech and AI company. First PhD to research how emerging technologies and particularly digital learning can empower refugees and migrants.


Lauri Reuter

SingularityU Nordic Faculty. Ph.D. in biotechnology and academic background in cell biology, genetic engineering, and protein production. Specialist of Disruptive Technologies at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland.


Hannes Sjöblad

SingularityU Nordic Faculty. Works to radically democratize access to powerful biotechnologies. One of the world's most quoted experts on biohacking.


Alexander Hanff

SingularityU Nordic Faculty. CEO of Think Privacy and data ethics expert. Advisor to the EU and principal driver in creating GDPR. Advises corporates in regard to the use of the GDPR, Privacy by Design and ePrivacy Regulation.

#data ethics

Marcus Olsson

SingularityU Nordic Faculty. CEO and Co-Founder of the virtual reality company SceneThere. Shot the first VR movie in North Korea. Built several innovation teams at Nokia and Microsoft. Building the future of VR at Varjo.


Kim Escherich

SingularityU Nordic Faculty. Executive innovation architect at IBM. Has been architect behind some of the worlds largest IoT projects. Previously member of the IBM SWG CTO Team, a pan-european elite consulting organization focusing on public sector innovation.

#IoT #smartcities