28. June 2019

What (scientific) walls are falling at Adlershof?

Apply now for the Falling Walls Lab!

Great minds, 3 minutes, 1 day 

Falling Walls Labs take place globally throughout the year. 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 with peers and a distinguished jury from academia and business. Each participant has 3-minute time on stage.
The Falling Walls Lab Adlershof is hosted by Joint Initiative of Non-University Research Institutes Adlershof (IGAFA) and Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM) and will take place on September 27, 2019. Applications are welcome until: September 2, 2019 by

Who can apply?
Outstanding scholars, researchers, scientists, entrepreneurs, young professionals, and innovators.
All disciplines are welcome.


  • If an applicant has a Bachelor’s degree, the degree should not date back more than 10 years.
  • If an applicant has a Master’s degree, the degree should not date back more than 7 years.
  • If an applicant has a PhD, the degree should not date back more than 5 years.
  • Postdocs and students currently enrolled in university are also eligible to apply.

The winner of each international Falling Walls Lab qualifies for the Falling Walls Lab Finale in Berlin, which is held every year on November 8 and is closely connected to the annual and internationally renowned Falling Walls Conference, taking place on November 9.
For further information please contact us by e-mail at fwl-adlershof(at)

Applications can be submitted until 2 September 2019 at


IGAFA-Science Office
Rudower Chaussee 17
12489 Berlin
Tel.: (030) 6392 - 3583