Since 2016 the Falling Walls Lab Ghana has been organized by the DAAD Information Centre. It presents a rare opportunity to bring together young scientists and entrepreneurs, two spheres that hardly meet in Ghana. It will be take place at the 17th of May at the University of Ghana in Accra.

Falling Walls Lab Ghana 2019

Date: 17th May
Venue: Conference Room, West African Centre for Cell Biology of Infectious Pathogens (WACCBIP), University of Ghana, Accra
Time: 9:00 am to 13:00 pm

What is the Falling Walls Lab about?

The Falling Walls Lab is an international forum for the next generation of outstanding innovators and creative thinkers with the aim to promote exceptional ideas and to connect promising scientists and entrepreneurs from all fields on a global level. The Participants get the opportunity to present their research work, business model or initiative to peers in 3 minutes each.
Each Years, the Falling Walls Lab invites academic institutions to host their own Lab. Thus, they get the opportunity to showcase the quality, diversity, and passion of their region’s most innovative minds. The most intriguing presenters of the locally hosted Falling Walls Labs travel to the Lab Finale in Berlin.

Who can apply?

  • Outstanding talents, innovators, high potentials.
  • All disciplines are welcome.

When can I apply for the Falling Walls Lab Ghana?

The application is open from 25th of March until the 26th of April.

Where can I apply?

Application is online. Please follow the link.

What are the Selection Criteria?

  • If an applicant has a Bachelor’s degree, the degree should not date back more than 10 years.
  • If an applicant has a Master’s degree, the degree should not date back more than 7 years.
  • If an applicant has a PhD, the degree should not date back more than 5 years.
  • Postdocs and students currently enrolled in university are also eligible to apply.

Please make sure, that you have chosen the Lab closest to your location.
If you have already participated in a Falling Walls Lab as a presenter, you are no longer eligible to apply.

Audience Participation

Support a presenter or just listen to the creative and inspiring ideas of outstanding talents.
Follow this link to register your participation as member of the audience.

Download: Falling Walls Lab Ghana 2019 Poster (pdf, 94.38 KB)