Berlin, 28 June 2023. Andreas Kosmider will take over the role of Managing Director of the Falling Walls Foundation as of 1 September 2023. He succeeds Imke Rajamani, who will leave the position at her own request on July 31, 2023 after four successful years, to set up a new global sustainability conference in their hometown of Hamburg.

“Imke Rajamani has strengthened the organization in times of pandemic and contributed to the success and growth of Falling Walls Foundation with entrepreneurial spirit. We sincerely thank her for her valuable contributions and wish her all the best for the future,” says Jürgen Mlynek, Chairman of the Falling Walls Foundation Board of Trustees.

Andreas Kosmider joins Falling Walls from the Helmholtz Association. Kosmider, who holds a PhD in physics, heads the Strategic Initiatives division there. The Falling Walls Foundation is looking forward to the new impulses and ideas that Andreas Kosmider will bring as a connoisseur of cutting-edge international research, an expert on science policy, and a passionate theater maker.

The Falling Walls Foundation is an international non-profit organization based in Berlin. It hosts the annual Falling Walls Science Summit, a conference that brings together leading scientists, entrepreneurs, and policymakers to discuss current challenges and innovative solutions. The next Falling Walls Science Summit will take place in Berlin and online between 7-9 November 2023.
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