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Call for Nominations: Falling Walls Remote 2020: The Breakthroughs of the Year

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Call for Nominations: Falling Walls Remote 2020: The Breakthroughs of the Year

The Falling Walls Fondation 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. Read more here.

As much as the Covid-19 crisis restricts personal gatherings in 2020, it opens up a new opportunity for Falling Walls to overcome the limitations of a traditional conference through innovative, open and engaging digital formats (Never waste a crisis!). This year, Falling Walls will shift from a series of meetings and one conference with a limited number of speakers and topics to a global showcase that gathers, celebrates and discusses a much broader set of the most recent breakthroughs in science and society – The Falling Walls Breakthroughs of the Year. The aim is also to contribute to the post-corona agenda through dedicated sessions. This year, organizers have decided to opt for a format that to share thrilling research for a few minutes per day over several weeks, with a global digital meeting on 9 November.

The Call for Nominations in 10 categories

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:

(1) Life Sciences,

(2) Physical Sciences,

(3) Engineering and Technology,

(4) Social Sciences and the Humanities,

(5) Science in the Arts,

(6) Digital Education,

(7) Science and Innovation Management,

(8) Emerging Talents (Falling Walls Lab),

(9) Science Start-ups (Falling Walls Venture),

(10) Science Engagement Initiatives (Falling Walls Engage).

Full call for nominations here: https://falling-walls.com/breakthroughyear/

07/30/2020