The Falling Walls Lab is an interdisciplinary format to showcase the next generation of top researchers.
In 3-minute talks, outstanding talents and innovative thinkers share their research projects, business models and social initiatives with an interdisciplinary audience and jury. Academic institutions worldwide are invited to host their own Falling Walls Lab and to send their winner/s to the Falling Walls Lab Finale on in Berlin.
WILL YOU BE THE INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR?
Present your groundbreaking idea in 3 minutes! Get a unique opportunity to give wings to your idea.
GET HELP TO PREPARE YOUR PITCH
Every accepted applicant will have the opportunity to participate in a workshop on how to pitch your idea with a professional coach, for free.
GET THE CHANCE TO PRESENT IN BERLIN
The best idea will get the opportunity to present their idea against other 99 brilliant innovators from all over the world.
NETWORKING WITH THE BRIGHTEST MINDS
During the Competition there will be the opportunity to connect with the best members of the local scientific community and explore each other's views of the future.
With the 2020 edition, we broke the wall of social distance! The 2021 Delft lab will be the best of both worlds, following an in-person event in Delft with streaming on .
You will be able to join from anywhere, watch the presentations, and network with an interdisciplinary audience. We will be using a cutting-edge platform for networking and livestream to YouTube, Facebook and LinkedIn. Keep your eyes peeled and follow us on our social media for timely info.
Breaking the wall of affordable housing and waste plastic
Rushabh Chheda won third place at the Falling Walls Lab Finale 2019 in Berlin with his pitch on creating affordable housing while simultaneously reducing waste plastic.
Breaking the wall of shame
Sofia Fonda won first place at the Falling Walls Lab 2020 edition with her pitch on gender equality and menstruation normalisation through the very simple yet innovative solution to change the interactions public toilets for menstrual cup users.