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Falling Walls Lab New York calls for talented researchers and professionals to showcase their most innovative ideas

05-31-2017 11:22 AM CET | Associations & Organizations

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Falling Walls Lab New York calls for talented researchers

Applications for the Falling Walls Lab in New York are now being accepted. Outstanding researchers, entrepreneurs and professionals will have 3 minutes to present their cutting-edge ideas at the German Center for Research and Innovation in NYC on September 14, 2017. Applications are due by June 12.
New York, May 30. In 2017, international Falling Walls Labs are taking place all over the world. Who is eligible? Bachelor and Master students, postdocs, young professionals, entrepreneurs and junior professors whose latest university degrees were completed less than 5 years ago. Groundbreaking research projects, initiatives, ideas and business models from all disciplines are welcome.

The winner of every international Falling Walls Lab will be invited to the Falling Walls Lab Finale in Berlin on November 8, 2016 and he/she will receive a Falling Walls Scholarship for the Falling Walls Conference on November 9, 2016. In total, 100 applicants will qualify for the Finale in Berlin. Each finalist will receive the opportunity to present his/her research, idea, or business model within three minutes in front of a high-caliber jury from academia, research and business. The three winners will receive a cash prize and give their talks again on the grand stage of the Falling Walls Conference in front of 800 guests the following day.

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

The Falling Walls Lab New York will take place on September 14, 2017, at 6pm. Applications can be submitted in two steps: 1) online via www.falling-walls.com/lab/apply 2) Three minute video to events@germaninnovation.org by June 12. The Falling Walls Lab New York is hosted by the German Center for Research and Innovation and supported by the Falling Walls Foundation and Festo, worldwide supplier of pneumatic and electrical automation technology (Global Partner).

For further information and the online application form, please visit www.falling-walls.com/lab
Or visit www.germaninnovation.org/events.

Contact:

German Center for Research and Innovation
871 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017
www.GermanInnovation.org
events@germaninnovation.org
212-339-8680

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