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Call for Applicaitons to the Falling Walls Lab Aarhus 2017 - EXTENDED DEADLINE

Falling Walls Lab Aarhus is a national competition for phDs and PhD students where you get a chance to present your research in just 3 minuttes and by using just 3 slides.

2017.08.07 | Anne Pletschette Langer

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We would like to call your attention to an innovative scientific format for aspiring researchers – the Falling Walls Lab. The Lab is a platform for PhDs and PhD students 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. The winner of each international Falling Walls Lab qualifies for the Falling Walls Lab Finale in Berlin, which is held every year on 8 November and is closely connected to the annual and internationally renowned Falling Walls Conference, taking place on 9 November. At the Conference 20 word-class scientists from across the globe present their current breakthrough research answering the question: “Which are the next walls to fall?”

Quick facts

  • Hosts: The Falling Walls Lab Aarhus is hosted by Aarhus University
  • Time: 3 October 2017 from 16:00 to 19:00 


  • You apply through the website
  • Application deadline: Deadline has been extended to 25 September 2017 

The most intriguing presenter qualifies directly for the Falling Walls Lab Finale in Berlin. The Falling Walls Foundation covers the accommodation for the 8-9 November in Berlin. Also, all participants of the Finale receive a ticket for the Falling Walls Conference. Aarhus University covers the travel to and from Berlin.

If you have any questions do not hesitate to contact Majbritt Nielsen ( or the Falling Walls Foundation (

Download the invitation to the event (pdf)  

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