Falling Walls Venture — applications now open!

Are you a scientist-entrepreneur with an outstanding start-up company based on scientific research? Or a university or research institution looking to showcase your most promising academic spin-off? We got the perfect stage for you!

Falling Walls Venture is a global platform for the next generation of outstanding science based start-ups. We are giving a stage to pioneering scientist-entrepreneurs who open up new ways to tackle today’s most pressing challenges. Join us in celebrating the vast entrepreneurial potential in science and apply now!

Nominated by renowned universities and research institutions, 20 start-ups pitch their business models in front of a high-calibre jury and audience. The winner, the “Falling Walls Science Start-up of the Year”, gets the chance to present their project on the grand stage of the Falling Walls Conference amongst Nobel prize laureates and to an audience of 700 institution leaders, decision makers and international media representatives.

Get a glimpse of last year’s event here: https://youtu.be/bmN1C3ansv8

Visit http://www.falling-walls.com/venture/apply and fill in the application form. Start-ups must be nominated by a university or research institution. Among all nominations, the best start-ups will be selected.

Application Deadline: 30 June 2018

Falling Walls Venture will be held in Berlin on 8 November 2018.

For more information, go to the website: http://www.falling-walls.com/venture

Please note:
Start-ups from all scientific disciplines/sectors are welcome, but their product/business model should be connected to scientific research. Companies founded in 2012 or later are eligible to apply.