September 30, 2017
The first Falling Walls Lab Bishkek takes place at the American University of Central Asia. Bachelor and Master students, postdocs, young professionals, entrepreneurs and junior professors from six universities of Bishkek and Naryn will take part in a cutting edge science slam competition, presenting their research projects, initiatives or ideas in just three minutes. Three AUCA students are among the participants.
The aim of the Falling Walls Lab is to foster scientific and entrepreneurial innovations and to promote the exchange between outstanding scholars and professionals emerging from different fields of expertise.
The winner of every international Falling Walls Lab will be awarded a slot for the Falling Walls Lab Finale in Berlin on 8 November 2017 and a ticket to the Falling Walls Conference on 9 November 2017. In total 100 applicants qualify for the Finale in Berlin. Each finalist will receive the opportunity to present their research work, initiative or business model within three minutes in front of a high-calibre jury from academia, research and business. The three winners receive a cash prize and give their talks again on the grand stage of the Falling Walls Conference on the next day.
The event is hosted by DAAD and supported by the Falling Walls Foundation, which in its turn is supported by the German Ministry for Education and Research, the Robert Bosch Foundation, the Helmholtz Association and numerous other acclaimed academic institutions, foundations, and companies.
The Falling Walls Lab will take place at CH 440, on the 30th of September
Time: 1 – 3.30 pm
Registration starts at 12 pm