Join the Hackathon

Shape the skin care of tomorrow!

OSCAR&PAUL Battleweeks is a 4-week open innovation competition where 20 interdisciplinary teams will work and compete with each other to create skin care brands of tomorrow.


  • Are you interested in creating the future of a major industry like FMCG?
  • Do you have affinity to trends, beauty or brands?
  • Are you familiar with data-based working methods and trend research?

Then join us in creating innovative ideas and bringing them to life!

The mission

We want you to shape the future of the whole industry with us:

By identifying trend fields within FMCG industry for the next years and developing a rough brand concept and product solutions.


Who we are looking for?

You can apply either as a team or an individual

Everybody with an interest in learning new things, overstepping boundaries, and the mindset to break the norm can apply for the OSCAR&PAUL Battleweeks.

The marketing ace
The marketing ace

From an innovative product idea to an high-end influencer campaign – your passion is bringing every dimension of the 4Ps to life. Also, are you interested in gathering information about target markets, potential customers and trends? Great! You could help the team to identify pcoming trends, reveal relevant consumer insights and assess market potentials. Based on this data & information you can be the driving force in building a disruptive brand concept with your peers.

The R&D expert
The R&D expert

Marketeers will always come up with fancy ideas but need colleagues who can assess the feasibility. Your world revolves around formulas, ingredients, and innovative production processes? Then you are the best sparring partner for your team in order to develop a product that can actually be produced in the near future.

The data hero
The data hero

You could spend hours and hours conducting and analyzing data? Your experience and passion could be a key tool in order to reveal the most promising trends, consumer insights, and market parameters for your team. Together with your cross-functional colleagues you can lead the team in setting up a profound market research and derive conclusions from your data.

The visionary entrepreneur
The visionary entrepreneur

You are the Steve Jobs in your clique and your friends would describe you with the words “bold”, “disruptive” & “limitless”. You want to challenge the status quo and your ideas might change the world. How can you contribute in our hackathon? You inspire your team to think differently and help building a brand that has the potential to change consumers’ lives.

The design specialist
The design specialist

You have a deep passion for shapes, colors, designs, and visualizations in general? Support your team in bringing ideas from head to paper (or screen) by leading the design process. From first colors and rough shapes to final brand logos and product mock-ups – help your team to design a presentation that is impactful and convinces the audience.

The Prize

Win a trip to NX Accelerator in Seoul*


*Due to the travel restrictions caused by Covid-19, the award trip will be arranged when it is judged to be safe enough. If the situation is not over by April 2022, the winning team will be awarded with proper compensation.

Good to know

Before you apply

You can apply as an individual or as a team of 4-6 people.
All official meeting and events will take place between 9am – 6pm CEST.
(Recordings will be provided in case you cannot join the live event)


Side events

  • Sparring sessions
    Twice a week, you will have an opportunity to meet our experts from OSCAR&PAUL for Q&A and insightful discussions
  • Inspirational Talks
    Meet our guest speakers who will take you into the world of innovation!
  • Networking
    Don’t miss out the networking opportunity with the driving force behind Beiersdorf and OSCAR&PAUL!

The team behind
Oscar&Paul Battleweeks


Get to know OSCAR&PAUL

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