Be part of Falling Walls and Berlin Science Week 2020

Falling Walls and Berlin Science Week invite you to this year’s World Science Summit, held remotely from 1 – 10 November 2020.

This year we shift from physical events to a global virtual showcase, with free digital access for everyone. We acknowledge the combined effort of scientists worldwide to overcome the pandemic, and its many effects. Make sure to attend this event, where some of the world’s best researchers gather to discuss and celebrate the most recent breakthroughs in science and society from all over the world.


1-10 November 2020, with a daily science highlight programme at Noon GMT (13.00 Berlin Time) and the Grand Finale on 9 November.


Completly Remote – Free digital access from wherever you are plus selected physical events in Berlin.

How to participate?

The event is open to everyone. Simply register for free and receive more information.

“Meet the brightest minds
on the planet”

Looking forward to the Science Breakthroughs of the Year 2020?

Discover the most recent science breakthroughs in 10 categories and trending topics
From Life Sciences to Digital Education to Science Engagement: Join us in celebrating breakthrough science and innovation from all over the world and mingle with a forward-thinking global community.

Wherever you are
Our highlights are perfectly timed for NYC mornings, European noons and Tokyo evenings.

Daily Highlights, Workshops, Circle Tables, Slams, Exhibitions, and more
In over 200 sessions, 500+ speakers and international academic institutations present breakthrough thinking across all boarders and disciplines.

Be part of the world’s most inspiring science community
Network and engage with scientists, innovators and global leaders in Q&A sessions and matchmaking formats.

10 days full of scientific inspiration


Register here for the Science Breakthroughs of the Year and attend our global virtual showcase from 1 – 10 November 2020.


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