Opportunity for students and early-career professionals to share, in 3 minutes, their research, business model or initiative, showcasing a breakthrough that creates a positive impact on science and society and compete to win a trip to the Falling Walls Lab Berlin.
Falling Walls Lab New Zealand is a challenging, inspiring and interdisciplinary format to showcase the next generation of students and early-career professionals.
In a 3-minute presentation, participants will present their research, business model or initiative, showcasing a breakthrough that creates a positive impact on science and society. All disciplines are welcome: from agriculture, medicine, economics, engineering to social science and the humanities. The event is inspired by the world-changing event of the fall of the Berlin Wall on 9 November 1989, with the question at every Falling Walls gathering: Which walls will fall next?
Network with fellow innovators from different disciplines, equally passionate and inspired to showcase their solutions to some of the biggest challenges of our time.
The most intriguing presentation will be selected to represent Aotearoa New Zealand and travel to the Falling Walls Lab Global Finale held in Berlin, Germany on 7 November, where they will compete to become the Breakthrough Winner of the Year in the Emerging Talents category of Falling Walls.
Applications are open for researchers wishing to participate in Falling Walls Lab New Zealand on Rātu Tuesday 6 September 2022 at Royal Society Te Apārangi, Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington.
Applications close Rāpare Thursday 2 June 2022, 5.00 pm (NZST).