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Falling Walls - International competitions for students and young scientists

two international competitions - Falling Walls Lab and Falling Walls Venture aimed at students, young scientists, innovators and start-up founders
  • Falling Walls Lab – competition for individuals

The Falling Walls Lab is an international platform aimed at supporting the next generation of scientists and innovators. Its goal is to promote exceptional ideas and to connect scientists and business-oriented people in various fields from all over the world. The participants get an opportunity to present their research projects, business plans or citizens’ initiatives in English to a jury of experts. They only have 3 minutes for their presentation, 3 minutes that are the key to success. The most intriguing presenter wins 1000 EUR and a trip to the Lab Finale in Berlin.

The deadline for applications for the Falling Walls Lab Czech Republic is 30 June 2021. You can apply here:

The national round of the competition will take place in the early evening of 14 September 2021 at the National Library of Technology (NTK) in Prague. Detailed information about the competition is attached and at

The Falling Walls Lab in the Czech Republic is or­ganized by National Library of Technology in Prague (NTK) in cooperation with DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service), the German Embas­sy in Prague, the company xITee, Czech-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce, the Technology agency (TA ČR) and the agency CzechInvest.


  • Falling Walls Venture – competition for research based start-ups

Falling Walls Venture is an international platform showcasing the most promising research based start-ups from all over the globe. Nominated by renowned universities and leading research institutions, 25 emerging companies pitch their breakthrough business models at a unique event that celebrates the vast entrepreneurial potential in science and fosters the community of scientist-entrepreneurs.

Deadline for application: 15 June 2021 (incl. contact details of the representative of the nominating institution). More information:

We look forward to your participation and/or are very grateful for forwarding this message to your students, colleagues and friends who might be interested in the competitions.


Best regards,

Jana Lachmann

Wirtschafts- und Wissenschaftsreferat – Oddělení pro hospodářství a vědu

Deutsche Botschaft Prag – Německé velvyslanectví v Praze

Vlašská 19, 118 01 Praha 1

Tel.: +420 257 113 242


Created: 3. 6. 2021
Category:  News
Entered by:  Ing. Lukáš Kubáč
Department: 9320 - Science and Research Management