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The Science Start-Up of the Year 2014

Announced the winner out of the four start ups presented at Falling Walls Venture 2014

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The winners Falling Walls Lab 2014

The three Young Innovators of the Year that will present their ideas at the Falling Walls Conference

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Falling Walls Venture 2014: Nomadd Desert Solar Solutions, Saudi Arabia

Our "liveblogger" from Wired Jeffrey Marlow, on the 4th and last company presented at our showcase for science start ups

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Genequine Biotherapeutics, Hamburg at Falling Walls Venture 2014

The 3rd of our 4 blog posts on our showcase for science based start-ups by Jeffrey Marlow

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Falling Walls Venture 2014: Solarkiosk GMBH, based in Berlin

Our friend and long date blogger Jeffrey Marlow from Caltech reports about Falling Walls Venture 2014. Who will be the Falling Walls Science Start-up of the Year 2014?

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“My Falling Walls Lab experience” by Mohamed Eldosoky

Before I begin talking about my Falling Walls Lab experience, I have to briefly mention the moment that brought me to participate in this competition. Let’s go back to 2011 during the Egyptian Revolution when the security system was failing in a very dangerous and frightening way.

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“My Falling Walls Lab experience” by John Woodland

The traditional perception of a “lab” as an impersonal and controlled environment for scientific research could not be more different from the “Lab” hosted by Falling Walls. The latter is a vibrant and dynamic space for thought leaders to share, connect and develop new ideas. It is the prelude to the Falling Walls Conference, which is billed as “The International Conference on Future Breakthroughs in Science and Society”. But how did a young chemistry student come to share the stage with some of our world’s foremost minds?

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What does it take to be a freedom fighter?

2013 was dominated by important news on the human rights front. We present you some of the most inspiring speakers of our 5 editions to bring you into the mind of a freedom fighter.

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Insight: How I became a Falling Walls Lab Finalist

Karina Pombo Garcia, Ph.D. Student from the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf and the Monash University of Melbourne, gives us an insight on her experience at the Falling Walls Lab and the Falling Walls Conference in Berlin.

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