Fast Forward Science
A passion for research, for innovative multimedia formats and for communication – the Fast Forward Science competition celebrates not only people who are passionate about science, but also those who can inspire that passion in others.
Who can participate?
- communicators and
- anyone who is enthusiastic about science and research!
What content can be submitted?
YouTube videos, Instagram stories or Twitch stream - Awards will be given to contributions that show current research, are presented in a comprehensible and target-group-oriented way, and evoke the so-called “aha” effect. A particular challenge is that the contributions should be entertaining beyond the hard facts and ideally manage to engage in a dialogue with the viewers.
Entries must have appeared on a social media platform between 27 July 2020 and 8 February 2022 and be publicly accessible via a link. Find the terms of participation here.
Please note that the content needs to be in German or in English with German subtitles.
What categories and prizes are there?
You can submit your entry in the three main categories:
- Young Scientist Award
- Scientist & Research Institution Award
- Tandem Award
First place winners will each receive 3000 €, second place winners 2000 € and third place winners 1000 €.
There are also two special prizes, which celebrate other scientific online formats:
- Open Box Special
- Audio Special
In addition, the Short & Crisp Award honours non-German-language videos and is awarded in conjunction with the SILBERSALZ Science & Media Festival.
For the special awards, only the first-place winners will receive a prize money of 1000 €, for Short & Crisp it is 3000 €.
or on their @ffforwardscience Twitter account:
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As a partner of the Fast Forward Science Contest, we hope for many Luxembourgish participations, and wish you good luck!
Author: Wissenschaft im Dialog, Fast Forward Science
Editor: Melanie Reuter (FNR)
The Fast Forward Science online competition, which is equipped with a total of €23,000, is a joint project of Wissenschaft im Dialog and the Stifterverband and has taken place annually since 2013. The partner for the Young Scientist Award is the Deutscher Zukunftspreis. The Short & Crisp Award is an award in partnership between the SILBERSALZ Science & Media Festival and Fast Forward Science.
The Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) supports the competition.