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Please keep an abstract of your idea (max. 200 characters) and CV ready for the application process. Please note that some of the information will be used for event material.

 

The application must be filled out in English.

 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to send us an e-mail to lab@falling-walls.com or visit our FAQ section.

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WHO CAN APPLY?

  • Outstanding scholars, researchers, scientists, entrepreneurs, young professionals, and innovators.
  • All disciplines are welcome.

 

SELECTION CRITERIA/ELIGIBILITY

  • If an applicant has a Bachelor’s degree, the degree should not date back more than 10 years.
  • If an applicant has a Master’s degree, the degree should not date back more than 7 years.* 
  • If an applicant has a PhD, the degree should not date back more than 5 years.**
  • Postdocs and students currently enrolled in university are also eligible to apply.

*An MD (excl. a doctoral dissertation) will be considered equivalent to a Master's degree. 
**A Dr. Med. (incl. a doctoral dissertation) will be considered equivalent to a PhD. 

 

IMPORTANT: 

  • Select the Lab closest to your location. Travel and accommodation expenses for participation at an international Falling Walls Lab will not be covered unless otherwise stated by the local organisers.
  • If you have already participated in a Falling Walls Lab as a presenter, you are no longer eligible to apply. 
  • Be prepared to submit your CV, your presentation title (Breaking the Wall of...), a short description of the problem you plan to address, and your solution to that problem.
  • No ticket purchase is necessary when applying to a Falling Walls Lab.
  • Applications must be filled out in English! Applications in other languages will not be accepted. 

Thank you for your interest in our programme.

Unfortunately you are already registered as a former participant of the Falling Walls Lab. According to our Terms & Conditions you are not allowed to participate twice, therefore we are sorry to inform you that we can not accept your renewed application. If you have not yet participated in the Falling Walls Lab, please get in touch with us via lab@falling-walls.com.

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PLEASE INDICATE YOUR CURRENT PLACE OF RESIDENCE
Breaking the wall of
Example: Breaking the wall of... Poverty
Example: Artificial Intelligence, Sustainability, Engineering

Please outline your idea. If the project is a group effort, please highlight your personal contribution.

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