The application period for the 2024 Idearace is now closed. Thank you to all applicants! Applicants will be contacted by March 29, 2024. The best ideas are selected to final. Finalists participate in performance training on April 6th-7th, 2024, and present their business idea at the final event at the Lappeenranta City Theatre on Thursday, April 18th, 2024.

Competition terms and application instructions.

The next application period will open again in spring 2025!

Idearace open is an industry-independent competition category for individuals and entrepreneurs in South Karelia.

Idearace student is a competition category aimed at students across Finland.