Applications open for Falling Walls Lab 2019

May 29, 2019

The Academy invites applications from postdocs and students, entrepreneurs, engineers and innovators to present at Falling Walls Lab Australia 2019 in September.

Falling Walls Lab Australia is an exciting forum for the next generation of outstanding innovators and creative thinkers. It promotes exceptional ideas and connects promising young scientists and entrepreneurs from all fields.

Fifteen applicants will be selected to participate in Falling Walls Lab Australia, each giving a three-minute presentation on their research, business model or initiative based on the concept ‘Which walls will fall next?’. The event will be held on 3 September 2019 at the Academy’s iconic Shine Dome in Canberra*.

A jury of distinguished academics and business people will select the winner of Falling Walls Lab Australia and the winner will be automatically admitted to the Falling Walls Lab Finale in Berlin held on 8 November 2019.

The winner of Falling Walls Lab Australia will have their travel expenses to Berlin and their accommodation costs in Berlin on 8–9 November paid for. The Falling Walls Foundation will cover the winner’s attendance at the Falling Walls Conference.

Apply now to be part of this exciting opportunity. Applications close 11 July.

*Travel and accommodation costs related to the Canberra event are the responsibility of the participants.

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