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20 Jun

International Competition for Science Start-ups: deadline extended

Deadline extended until 27th July 2018

If you are a scientific entrepreneur with an outstanding start-up company based on scientific research, a university or research institution looking to showcase your most promising academic spin-off:  then Falling Walls has the perfect platform for you.

Falling Walls Venture is a global platform for the next generation of outstanding science based start-ups. They are giving a stage to pioneering scientist-entrepreneurs who open up new ways to tackle today’s most pressing challenges. Join in the celebration of 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:

Apply by visiting 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.

Learn more here