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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

FALLING WALLS LAB Adlershof hosted by Humboldt-Universität

Share your innovative idea at the Falling Walls Lab, convince a distinguished jury and qualify for the Lab Finale in November in Berlin!

This year the Humboldt-University is going to host a regional Falling Walls Lab prior to the international Falling Walls Conference which is to take place in Berlin in November. The event will take place in the Erwin Schrödinger-Zentrum.




The Falling Walls Lab is a new challenging, inspiring and interdisciplinary format for bright young minds. It offers the opportunity to excellent young academics and professionals to present their outstanding ideas, research projects and initiatives.

Each participant is asked to present his/her work in 3 minutes.

A prestigious jury from science and business awards the best participant who qualifies directly for the Lab Finale in Berlin on November 8th 2017 as one of about 100 international and interdisciplinary participants.

The winner is also awarded a ticket for the inter­national Falling Walls Conference on November 9th 2017 where some of the world’s most prominent scientists from around the world present their current  breakthrough research in 15 minutes each.


  • We are looking for outstanding talents and innovative thinkers at Campus Adlershof. Bachelor and Master students, PhD students and postdocs from HU and postdocs from associated research  institutes in Adlershof are invited to apply.


  • Present your research project, business plan, entrepreneurial or social initiative that is relevant to the world of today – in 3 minutes!
  • Convince a top-class jury with members from academia, research institutions and business.
  • Exchange insights on an interdisciplinary level with fellow researchers and professionals.
  • Get involved in exciting discussions and network with excellent scientists and professionals.
  • Discuss ideas and your business plan with experts from Humboldt Innovation GmbH


Apply online at: www.falling-walls.com/lab/apply


The event will take place on the October 10th 2017.


The Falling Walls Lab takes place at the Erwin-Schrödinger-Zentrum:

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Erwin Schrödinger-Zentrum
Rudower Chaussee 26
12489 Berlin


To give you a better idea of what to expect, you can find videos of Lab winners in recent years at the Falling Walls Website.

Otherwise you can get in touch with us via email: fallingwallslab2017 [at] hu-berlin.de