This year, out of 40 applications received from around the country, 15 ideas were chosen for the Falling Walls Lab Ghana. These varied from social intervention ideas to engineering innovations solutions to reduce pollution and ameliorate climate change.

Ghana was offered a second spot in the Falling Walls Lab Finale in Berlin, thus, not only the winner, but also first runner-up will both represent Ghana at the International Falling Walls Conference in November.

The following are the Winners:

Khadijahtu Mohammed

Khadijahtu is a student of Ashesi University, studying Electrical Engineering. Khadijahtu is overall Winner of the Falling Walls Lab Ghana 2020. Her project title is:

Breaking the Wall of Premature infant mortality rate

Joseph Nzeh

Joseph is a research assistant from the University for Development Studies.  He studied Biotechnology at the University for Development Studies, Tamale. He is the first runner up of Falling Walls Lab Ghana 2020. His project title is:

Breaking the Wall of Over-Reliance on Nitrogen-Based Fertilizers

Watch out for the next Falling Walls Lab Ghana event

Winning the Falling Walls Lab Ghana qualifies you automatically to the Falling Walls Lab Finale in Berlin, an event that happens in November every year.
The Ghana Lab usually happen in May and the call is opens from the end of February each year.
For more information, contact us via event@daad-ghana.org