In cooperation with Stiftung Charité and Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Falling Walls was hosting this unique format to connect researchers in the life sciences from all over the world. The symposium gathered the 2021 Winners in the Life Sciences category as well as partners from academia and business to discuss the most pressing issues and recent breakthroughs in this field, from the study of life and organisms, bioscience, and human health, to molecular and cellular life sciences.

PLENARY TABLE: TRANSLATING SCIENCE INTO MEDICAL APPLICATION
Falling Walls Foundation, Sartorius, Uğur Şahin, Emmanuelle Charpentier, Christoph Huber, Maria Leptin, Oscar-Werner Reif, Mariette Dichristina

BREAKING THE WALL TO REPLICATING SARS-COV-2 POLYMERASE

Axel R. Pries, Patrick Cramer, Christian Spahn, Christiane Löll

BREAKING THE WALL TO INFORMATION-RICH DIAGNOSTICS
Cynthia Sharma, Dominik Niopek

BREAKING THE WALL TO RESTORING VISION FOR RETINAL DEGENERATION
José-Alain Sahel, Patrick Scheerer, Peter Hegemann, Oliver Zeitz

BREAKING THE WALL OF REGENERATIVE APPROACHES TO TREATING DIABETES
Heiko Lickert, Joachim Spranger

BREAKING THE WALL OF PROTEIN ANALYTICS
Valentina Cappelletti, Markus Ralser

BREAKING THE WALL TO TREATING COVID-19 THROUGH CAMELID NANOBODIES
Florian Ingo Schmidt, Leif Erik Sander

BREAKING THE WALL TO SYMBIONT-BASED TRANSMISSION BLOCKING MALARIA
Jeremy Herren, Frank Mockenhaupt

BREAKING THE WALL TO MAPPING CANCER USING MULTISPECTRAL MICROSCOPY
Janis Taube, Alex Szalay, David Capper