Published in the Research School of Physics Event Horizon
Vol43 Issue69 14–18 May 2018

Falling Walls Venture Berlin 2018


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? Then Falling Walls Venture is the perfect stage for you. Nominate a start-up to compete at FWV 2018 in Berlin now, applications close 30 June 2018.



FALLING WALLS VENTURE is another great opportunity for your institution to deepen your partnership with Falling Walls. If your organisation is home to innovative academic spin-offs and pioneering scientist-entrepreneurs, FWV is the perfect stage for you. 
FWV is our global platform for the next generation of outstanding science-based start-ups. Nominated by renowned universities and research institutions around the world, twenty of them join us in Berlin for a fast-paced pitch event and compete for the “Falling Walls Science Start-Up of the Year“ title.
Join us in celebrating the vast entrepreneurial potential in science! We are inviting your institution to nominate your most promising science-based start-up for the competition. 
Who has participated in the past?
In the past, we’ve had nominations (among others) from New York University, University of Rochester, Imperial College London, Technion, Tohoku University, University of Alberta, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, ETH Zurich, the Weizmann Institute of Science, Princeton University, University of Cambridge, and King Abdullah University of Science and Technology.
Why should you join?

  • Boost your spin-off and your university’s entrepreneurship initiatives
  • Get visibility for your university, including a slot on stage to introduce your start-up
  • Receive a ticket for the full Falling Walls programme for the start-up and for one representative of your university (Venture, Conference, Reception, and Dinner)

Applications will close on 30 June 2018.

Please visit for further information.

 Feel free to spread the word (e.g. to your start-up/entrepreneurship hub) and direct all further questions to Lavinia Wolf (


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