Falling Walls Lab Sendai 2020 - Apply Now!

There's never been a more urgent need for innovative ideas and research, and the Falling Walls Lab is a timely platform for young researchers and creative thinkers to make a difference in the world.

Through three-minute lectures, participants have the opportunity to present their academic research, business models or social initiatives to peers and a jury of experts.

As always, Tohoku University is hosting Falling Walls Lab Sendai this August. The event this year will be held online. Students, entrepreneurs, early-career researchers and academics from all disciplines are invited to apply.

Falling Walls Lab Sendai

Date: August 28, 2020
Online from: TOKYO ELECTRON House of Creativity, Katahira campus, Tohoku University
Note: The format of this year's event may be slightly different in order to ensure appropriate social distancing to keep participants safe. Details will be announced later.

Online application:
Deadline: July 14, 2020
Applicants must be at least 18 years old.

The winner of the Sendai contest will get a chance to speak to a global audience at the Falling Walls Lab Finale, part of the wider Falling Walls Conference held annually in Berlin on November 8. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, however, the conference will take place online this year.

Event information in Japanese


Falling Walls Lab Sendai Administration
Tohoku University

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