FALLING WALLS LAB

Take part in the biggest scientific conference in Ukraine -
Falling Walls Lab Kyiv 2016!

A year ago in Ukraine for the first time has been conducted a scientific conference of the wide-known format Falling Walls Lab. For the first time in the history of our country finalists took a prize places in the Falling Walls Conference in Berlin, what indicating a high potential of Ukrainian scientists and inventors.

This summer you have an opportunity to become a member of the second Falling Walls Lab in Kyiv and present your invention or breakthrough idea in the world!
By breakthrough we understand an idea, a research project, a business model or social initiative, which is original and new, innovative (overcoming old ideas and concepts) and relevant to the problems of the world today. This means that your breakthrough could be a project you already realized, a research topic you are developing or a business idea yet to be built up.

The science stops to be boring!

The main objective of the Falling Walls Lab is development of scientific and business innovation and encourage exchange between scientists and professionals of various fields.
To become a member of the conference you should fill the application form till August 31, 2016 on the website (see below).
Regulations of the conference: three minutes to report and three slides of the presentation.

What is the Falling Walls?

Global scientific conference Falling Walls Conference was founded November 9, 2009 on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Berlin Wall’s fall by European leading scientists with support of the German government in Berlin. The slogan of the conference is «Which are the next walls to fall?». «The Walls» mean the challenges and problems facing to humanity.
Falling Walls Conference is conducted in the fall of each year in Berlin. It is preceded by regional conferences, called Falling Walls Lab, in different cities. They act as the qualifying rounds, where students, graduate students, PhD, entrepreneurs, innovators in art, design, programming and other specialties can submit their ideas and scientific concepts or suggest innovative methods to solve various problems.

Advantages in participating in the Falling Walls Lab

First of all Falling Walls Lab is a unique platform to present your project or invention. Each participant has an excellent opportunity to highlight the research work, achievements or business idea to a wide range of fellow scientists and researchers.
The winner of the Falling Walls Lab Kyiv will go to Berlin, where he/she will present his/her presentation to the most prominent scientists. The three winners of the Lab Finale receive a cash prize and will be invited to present their ideas at the Falling Walls Conference on the next day - together with some of the most distinguished scientists of our times. The most convincing presentation will be chosen to participate in the Falling Walls Finale, which will be presented to award of A.T. Kearney scholarships.

Who we are looking for:

  • Young geniuses, inventors and innovators;
  • Candidate must be the bearer and generator of ideas;
  • Advanced English (conference conducted exclusively in English);
  • Candidate should have an idea, a working prototype, the business model or the result of research work concerning the theme of the report.

Who can apply for the Falling Walls Lab?

  • Scholars, researchers and scientists (BA-students, MA-students, PhD-/ doctoral candidates and post-docs)
  • Entrepreneurs, engineers and young professionals (Start-ups, inventions, initiatives and business ideas)
  • Innovators from all areas – science, the humanities, arts, business and technology


The selection criteria are as follow:

  • If a person has a Bachelor’s degree, the degree should not date back more than 10 years.
  • If a person has a Master’s degree, the degree should not date back more than 7 years.
  • If a person has a PhD, the degree should not date back more than 5 years.

All disciplines are welcome: from agriculture, medicine, economics, engineering to the humanities.
Share your innovative idea at the Falling Walls Lab Kyiv 2016, take the valuable prize and go to Berlin to the Finale!
Location: The first stage - conference in Kyiv; the second stage - winners go to present their projects in Berlin.
Financing of the project carried out by the Klitschko Foundation and partners.
There are no costs/fees for participating
Applications will be accepted until August 31, 2016 on the website:
http://falling-walls.com/lab/apply
Presentation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_qwu6AmCJI
Details on websites:
http://klitschkofoundation.org/projects/science/falling-walls-lab-kyiv/
http://falling-walls.com/venture
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Questions?
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