Falling Walls Lab Belgrade

Falling Walls Lab Belgrade

Talented young researchers and professionals showcase their most innovative ideas

The Falling Walls Lab Belgrade took place on 9 June at Goethe-Institut Belgrade, hosted by German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Goethe-Institut and University of Belgrade and supported by the Falling Walls Foundation, Bayer Foundations and Sartorius.

In 2019 international Falling Walls Labs take place all around the globe and call for applications. Bachelor and Master students, postdocs, young professionals, entrepreneurs and junior professors are invited to apply. Ground-breaking research projects, initiatives, ideas and business models from all disciplines are welcome.

Selected participants compete to win a trip to the Falling Walls Lab Finale in Berlin, Germany on 8 November 2019 and a ticket to the Falling Walls Conference. In total, 100 applicants qualify for the Finale in Berlin. Each finalist will receive the opportunity to present their research work, initiative or business model within three minutes in front of a high-calibre jury from academia, research and business. The three winners receive a cash prize and the opportunity to present their idea on the grand stage of the Falling Walls Conference the next day.

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


About the Falling Walls Foundation

The Falling Walls Foundation is a non-profit organisation that fosters the discussion on
research and innovation and promotes the latest scientific findings among a broad audience
from all parts of society. It organises the Falling Walls Conference, an annual global
gathering of forward-thinking individuals from over 75 countries. Each year on 9 November,
20 of the world’s leading scientists present their current breakthrough research in 15 minutes
each. The Falling Walls Foundation is supported by the German Ministry for Education and
Research, the Robert Bosch Foundation, the Helmholtz Association and numerous other
acclaimed academic institutions, foundations, and companies.

More information at www.falling-walls.com

About DAAD

The DAAD supports over 100,000 German and international students and researchers
around the globe each year – making it the world’s largest funding organisation of its kind.
We also promote internationalisation efforts at German universities, help developing
countries build their own systems of higher education, and support German Studies and
German language programmes abroad. Our Artists-in-Berlin Program is one of the most
renowned international scholarship programmes for artists.
The DAAD Information Centre in Belgrade provides information on study and research in
Germany, advises students and academics on funding opportunities, and assists in building
ties between German and Serbian institutions of higher education.