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KU Leuven will be hosting a Falling Walls Lab


KU Leuven is looking for candidates who:

  • present their research project, business plan, entrepreneurial or social initiative that is relevant to the world of today – in 3 minutes!
  • convince a top-class jury from academia and business

Who can apply?

  • We are looking for outstanding talents and innovative thinkers from all disciplines
  • Bachelor and Master students, PhD candidates, postdocs, junior professors and entrepreneurs are invited to apply
  • Candidates should be available on presentation training days: 3 and 8 March 2017

What's in it for you?

A distinguished jury selects the winner who

  • qualifies directly for the Lab Finale in Berlin on 8 November 2017 (travel costs and accom­modation are covered) as one of 100 international and interdisciplinary participants. The three winners of the finale in Berlin will receive a cash prize and will get the opportunity to give their talk on the grand stage of the Falling Walls Conference on 9 november 2017 in front of 600 guests - among them institution leaders and decision makers and a worldwide audience via livestream.

  • is awarded a ticket for the international Falling Walls Conference on 9 November 2017 where some of the world’s most prominent scientists from around the world present their current breakthrough research in 15 minutes each.


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