Tallinn University of Technology

IT Innovation Festival 2020

Since 2021, the ICT thesis contest is part of the IT Innovation Festival.

More information about the IT Innovation Festival can be found on the website of the School of IT.

ICT thesis contest 2020

Due to the emergency situation, the ICT thesis contest will not be held in June 2020*

* Please follow our website.

      Preliminary agenda

The competition takes place for the seventh time, including all the School of IT specialities.

ICT thesis competition scholarship fund is 4300€. The scholarship fund is co-financed by Study IT in Estonia Programme. Each category winner is awarded with a scholarship of 500€ (exception is the BSc* level software category). The special prize is 200€ for BSc* and 300€ for MSc. In addition, Icefire-named scholarship worth of 500€ will be granted.

*BSc category also includes theses of applied higher education studies.

  • acknowledge thesis writers for their academic accomplishments;
  • introduce the process of thesis defence;
  • involve as many students as possible in the audience, to give them a possibility to gather inspiration for writing their own thesis;
  • introduce the themes and level of students’ theses to companies;
  • give good opportunities for companies and students to meet and discuss potential collaboration possibilities.

Due to the emergency situation, the ICT thesis contest will not be held in June 2020.

  • May 20th - June 11th – period for submitting formal application and thesis*;
  • no later than June 16th - organizers announce who has qualified (or not qualified) to the final stage;
  • June 16th – submit defense speech slideshow digitally to iktkonkurss@taltech.ee;
  • June 17th – ICT thesis contest (final stage).
  • Documents (application and thesis) should be submitted via TalTech Development Fund’s web form (application can be submitted starting from May 20th).
  • The documents must be in pdf format.

For further details see the terms of participation here!

* An application is deemed to be accepted if the thesis has received a recommendation to participate in the competition from the defense committee (see the terms of participation, clause 4); a personal deadline for submitting an application is notified by email.

Possible points of cooperation:

  • co-financing of the competition’s scholarship fund;
  • company-named scholarship;
  • promotional gift from the company for the contest participants;
  • participation in the audience.

If your company is interested in participating in the contest, contact us via e-mail iktkonkurss@taltech.ee

In case of questions related to the competition please contact the organizers via email: iktkonkurss@taltech.ee

Due to the emergency situation, the ICT thesis contest will not be held in June 2020.

Everyone is welcome to the audience for the final round of the competition, June 17.

Sign up here!


IKT lõputööde konkursi 2020 koostööpartnerid

The competition is organized by the TalTech School of Information Technologies with Information Technology Foundation for Education's Study IT in Estonia programme.