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Falling Walls Lab Luxembourg calls for young talents

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Published on Thursday, 21 May 2015

The Falling Walls Lab is an innovative scientific format for young talents. 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 to peers and a distinguished jury from academia and business. Each participant has 3 minutes time on stage.

The keynote is held by Prof. Dr. Andreas Weigend who worked as chief scientist at Amazon and teaches at Stanford University and UC Berkeley, Director of the Social Data Lab. Prof. Dr. Andreas Weigend is an internationally renowned, highly inspiring scholar and speaker.

The Falling Walls Lab Luxembourg is hosted by the University of Luxembourg and takes place on the 1 July 2015 at Campus Belval. Applications can be made through the website http://falling-walls.com/lab/apply. The Application Deadline closes by 7 June 2015.


  • 1.  Prize: 1.000€ plus
    • Qualification for the Falling Walls Lab Finale in Berlin 8-9 November 2015,
    • Participation at Falling Walls Conference
    • Hotel and Travel to Berlin for the 8-9 November
  • 2.  Prize: 500€
  • 3.  Prize: 250€

Please bear in mind that the panellists are experts from different fields of knowledge including humanities, law, economics, natural sciences as well as commercial applications who will conceive your presentation as laypersons. Make sure that your presentation is oriented towards a broader audience. This requires a presentation talk at baccalaureate level.


Most Important Facts 

Falling Walls Lab Luxembourg

  • Date: 1 July 2015
  • Start Time: 2 pm
  • Location: Campus Belval/Mai­son du Savoir, 2 avenue de l’Université L-4365 Esch-Sur-Alzette, Luxembourg

Who can Apply?

  • Young talents and innovative thinkers from all disciplines
  • up to the age of 35 years
  • Master students, PhD candidates, post-docs, young professionals, scientists and entrepreneurs

What do I Need to Apply:

  • Abstract (max 100 characters)
  • Statement of motivation (max 400 characters)
  • Updated CV
  • Apply online: http://falling-walls.com/lab/apply
  • Application Deadline: 7 June 2015

 Your Presentation on 1 July

  • 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.

 Application for Participants

Registration for Audience

  • Register by sending an e-mail to falling-walls@uni.lu
  • Registration deadline for audience: 23 June 2015



FAQ: http://falling-walls.com/lab/faq1


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: http://www.falling-walls.com/