Call for Applications: Falling Walls Lab Berlin-Adlershof

The Falling Walls Lab Berlin-Adlershof has launched a Call for Applications. Outstanding scientific research, business ideas or innovative projects will compete in three-minute presentation rounds. Application deadline is 5 September 2022.

Great minds, 3 minutes, 1 dayFalling Walls Labs take place globally throughout the year. Each 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 a 3-minute time on stage.

TheFalling Walls Lab Berlin-Adlershofis hosted by Joint Initiative of Non-University Research Institutes Adlershof (IGAFA) and Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM) and will take place on September 30, 2022. We are planning to have an on-site event at BAM at Adlershof.

Applications are welcome until: September 5, 2022 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.

This year, in addition to qualifying for the global finale on November, 7, the winner of Falling Walls Lab Berlin-Adlershof will receive a prize money of €500 provided by the local organizer, IGAFA e. V.
Also all finalists get to attend the Falling Walls Science Summit.