12. March 2020

Apply Now to Take Part in Falling Walls Lab Rhineland 2020 Apply Now to Take Part in Falling Walls Lab Rhineland 2020

Pitch your innovative idea in just 3 minutes, showcasing a breakthrough that creates a positive impact on science and society.

// Update from April 3, 2020: due to the Coronavirus, this event will not take place in May and is postponed to September 2020. Further details will be announced as they become known. End of update. // The University of Bonn is calling all talented researchers and professionals to showcase their most innovative ideas. Early-career researchers, entrepreneurs and professionals can apply to take part in Falling Walls Lab Rhineland on May 25, 2020, to present their research work - in 3 minutes each. Applications are due April 15, 2020. Selected participants will compete to win a trip to the Falling Walls Lab Finale in Berlin and a ticket to the Falling Walls Conference.

Falling Walls Conference 2019
Falling Walls Conference 2019 © Florian Gaertner/ photothek.net/ Falling Walls Foundation

Please note the update above!

 Apply now for this year’s Falling Walls Lab Rhineland, which will take place on May 25, 2020 at the RWTH Aachen University. Bachelor and Master students, postdocs, early-career researchers, junior professionals, entrepreneurs and junior professors are invited to apply. Ground-breaking research projects, initiatives, ideas and business models from all disciplines are welcome.

Selected participants will compete at Falling Walls Lab Rhineland to win a trip to the Falling Walls Lab Finale in Berlin on November 8, 2020, and a ticket to the Falling Walls Conference. In total, 100 applicants world-wide can qualify for the Finale in Berlin. Each finalist will receive the opportunity to again present their research work, initiative or business model within three minutes in front of a high-calibre jury from academia, research and business. The three Finale winners receive a cash prize and the opportunity to present their idea on the grand stage of the Falling Walls Conference the next day.

The aim of the Falling Walls Lab is to foster scientific and entrepreneurial innovations, and to promote the exchange between outstanding emerging scholars and professionals from various fields of expertise.

Submit your applications online until April 15, 2020.

This year the Falling Walls Lab Rhineland is hosted by the RWTH Aachen University in cooperation with University of Bonn, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, University of Cologne and Forschungszentrum Jülich and will take place on May 25th, 2020 (3 pm) at RWTH Aachen, SuperC, Templergraben 57, 52062 Aachen.

 

Falling Walls Conference 2019
Falling Walls Conference 2019
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