Falling Walls Lab Tokyo 2022

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[Application deadline: 2022/07/14] Falling Walls Lab Tokyo is calling all talented students, researchers, and early career professionals to showcase their most innovative ideas:

Students, researchers, and early-career professionals can now apply for the Falling Walls Lab Tokyo to present their innovative ideas – in 3 minutes each. Groundbreaking research, business models, and initiatives from all disciplines are welcome.

The aim of the Falling Walls Lab is to provide a diverse and interdisciplinary pool of students, researchers, and early-career professionals with a world-class platform that helps them drive their innovations, develops their communication skills, and connects them with each other, creating a global network and impactful and sustainable community of innovators and changemakers.

Selected participants are given the opportunity to participate in a pitch competition and present their work to peers, a high-calibre jury of experts from academia and business, and the general public, competing to win a chance to compete in the global Falling Walls Lab Finale in Berlin, Germany on 8 November 2022 and a ticket to the Falling Walls Conference. At the global Finale, 100 finalists from all over the world compete to become the Breakthrough Winner in the Emerging Talents category of Falling Walls, taking home the title and prize money, and receiving the opportunity to pitch their idea once again on the grand stage of the Falling Walls Conference.

In addition, EURAXESS Japan will offer a lump sum of EUR500 to support a physical visit to the research institute of the winner’s choice in Europe when participating in the Falling Walls Lab finals in Berlin (if travel is not possible due to the virus situation, the money can be reassigned for a different purpose).

Event Information

July 26, 2022, 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Online
Organiser: EURAXESS Japan; Kobe University; DWIH Tokyo

Time: 15:00-19:00 (JST) / 08:00-12:00 (CEST)

Language: English

Entry fee: Not required

*To submit your application and register to watch the event live, please click on the “Website” link above in the box.

Innovation Week

Are you an entrepreneurial minded scientist and want to learn more about how to establish a start-up? Then the Innovation Week is just the right event for you!

The Innovation Week gives young and talented international researchers a very hands-on experience of starting a business in Germany. All winners of the Falling Walls Labs who wish to establish a scientific start-up can apply to participate in the event. During the Innovation Week, participants will receive support in developing a business plan based on their idea and learn how to successfully become one of the next generation entrepreneurs in Germany. They will be placed at one of the leading Universities of Technology in Germany.

Accommodation, meals and travel costs within Germany are covered by the DAAD.

To take advantage of this great opportunity, please join us first at Falling Walls Lab. This year, the event will be held in Tokyo (online) and Sendai (hybrid).

Further information: www.research-in-germany.org/innovation-week

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