As much as the coronavirus crisis restricts personal gatherings in 2020, it opens up a new opportunity to overcome the limitations of a traditional conference through innovative, open and engaging digital formats. In 2020 Falling Walls want to showcase, discuss, value and celebrate a wide variety of breakthroughs, involving a wider audience during a longer period of time than was possible before in physical meetings. All strands will converge on 9 November in an award ceremony and expert panel discussions. In ten categories some of the most recent breakthroughs, outstanding science projects and bright minds globally to inspire a discussion on how science and innovation can contribute to the state of mankind. In a year of crisis and despair, Falling Wall wants to spur hope and set the stage for the post-corona agenda.
Falling Walls 2020 - Call for Nominations
Falling Walls calls leading academics and world-class academic institutions from around the world – universities, research organisations, companies, private and public research centres, academies, research funders, foundations and individuals – for their nominations in ten categories: