Falling Walls Lab Ghana

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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. The next event will take place on 31st May, 2024 at the University of Ghana in Accra.

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Falling Walls Lab 2024

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Call for application: 23rd February 2024
Application deadline: 22nd April 2024
Event date: 31st May 2024

Falling Walls Lab Ghana 2023

Date: 26th May, 2023
Venue: WACCBIP Conference Hall, University of Ghana, Legon – Accra

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.

Read about the Winner of Falling Walls Lab Ghana 2023 here.

Audience Participation and comments here!

Program Outline

0815 – 0845 Participant arrival and registration
0845 – 0900 Jury briefing
0900 – 0915 Welcome and Opening remarks

DAAD, Uni. Of Ghana, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

0915 – 0920 Explanation of Rules


0920 – 1015 Pitches (1-6)
1015 – 1045 Networking break / Group picture
1045 – 1145 Pitches (7-13)
1145 – 1215 Panel discussion / Jury session

Theme: From Ideation to a ‘Start-up’; the Ghanaian Ecosystem

1215 – 1230 Awards ceremony / Group picture
1230 Farewell reception / Networking

Moderator: Perry Owusu Agyei

Recording of 2023 Event

Recording of 2023 Event

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