Falling Walls Lab Sendai 2021 - 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 presentations, participants have the opportunity to showcase their academic research, business models or social initiatives to peers and a jury of experts.

As always, Tohoku University will be hosting Falling Walls Lab in August. Students, entrepreneurs, early-career researchers, and academics from all disciplines are invited to apply. The event this year will be held in a hybrid format to ensure appropriate physical distancing. Remote participation will also be considered.

Event: Falling Walls Lab Sendai
Date: August 31, 2021
Venue: TOKYO ELECTRON House of Creativity, Katahira campus, Tohoku University

To apply:

Online application:
Deadline: June 30, 2021
Applicants must be at least 18 years old.

Presentation coaching will be held throughout July so that participants can learn how to introduce their research in an engaging way, even if they have no prior experience.
More information can be found here:

The winner of the Falling Walls Lab Sendai will receive a paid trip to Berlin to speak to a global audience at the Falling Walls Lab Finale, part of the wider Falling Walls Conference held annually from November 7-9.

Event information in Japanese


Falling Walls Lab Sendai Administration
Tohoku University

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