The First InSPiR2eS Pitching Research Competition in Vietnam





Higher Degree Research (HDR) students
4th year Honours students (thesis-based);
Early Career Researchers (ECRs) within 5 years of PhD graduation

The Vietnam Pitching Research Competition (VNPRC) is organized by Knowledge Bridge (Nhip Cau Tri Thuc), collaborating with the InSPiR2eS International Research Network.

VNPRC seeks submission from HDR students, 4th year honours students (thesis-based) and  ECRs using Professor Robert Faff’s (2015) Pitching Research Tool to communicate research ideas effectively and succinctly. 

The TOP VNPRC winners will receive a cash prize up to 10,000,000 VND.

The TOP winners of VNPRC will also have a chance to present at the Global Semi-Finals in Australia in MAY 2022 and will be in the running to win AUD10,000!

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Professor Robert Faff’s Pitching Research Tool


Vietnam National Pitching Research Competition (VNPRC)

Opening of Pitch Submissions

15 October 2021 (Friday)

Pitch Submission Deadline

01 December 2021 (Wednesday)

Notification of the National Finalists

22 December 2021 (Wednesday)

National Grand Final (Oral) – to be confirmed

Venue: Online via Zoom Platform

14 January 2022 (Friday)

Submission of the top two national participants

Global Pitch (IGPRC) Submission Deadline

28 February 2022 (Monday)

lnSPiR2eS Global Pitching Research Competition (IGPRC)


Notification of the Global Finalists

29 April 2022 (Friday)

Global Grand Final (Oral)

Final week of May 2022

We encourage interested parties to understand the mechanics of the pitching competition by visiting the lnSPiR2eS website: