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Falling Walls Lab | German American Conference at Harvard

Share your ideas

Share your innovative idea, research project, business model or social initiative at the Falling Walls Lab on April 9, 2017.

Win a scholarship

Win a scholarship to be part of the Lab Finale in Berlin and also the Falling Walls Conference on November 8 – 9, 2017.

All disciplines are welcome

All disciplines are welcome: from agriculture, medicine, economics, engineering to humanities.


The Lab is a platform for excellent academics, entrepreneurs and professionals from all disciplines who get the opportunity to present their research work, business model, innovative project or idea with peers and a distinguished jury from academia and business. Each participant has 3 minutes time on stage.

Falling Walls Labs take place globally throughout the year. One of these Falling Walls Labs will be hosted at the German American Conference at Harvard University April 9th 2017. The winner travels to Berlin and qualifies directly for the Lab Finale in Berlin on November 8, 2017 and is awarded a ticket for the international Falling Walls Conference on November 9, 2017 where some of the world’s most prominent scientists from around the world present their current breakthrough research in 15 minutes each.


  • 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.


  • We are looking for outstanding talents and innovative thinkers from all disciplines.
  • Bachelor and Master students, PhD candidates, postdocs, junior professors and entrepreneurs are invited to apply.


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

Application deadline: March 21st, 2017


Email us at falling-walls@germanamericanconference.org