Winner of the Falling Walls Lab Karlsruhe

A stage, a great idea and three minutes to present it, the FALLING WALLS LAB KARLSRUHE.

The international forum offers emerging talents, innovators and creative minds the opportunity to present their research, ideas or business models.

The winners of the Falling Walls Lab Karlsruhe:

  1. Christian Scharun, Breaking the Wall of Greenhouse Gas Emissions
  2. Frederic Myers, Breaking the Wall of Clinical Documentation Overload
  3. Greta Luise Hoffmann, Breaking the Wall of 1000 Tabs – HEYA
  4. Audience Award: Christian Scharun

The winner of this year's Falling Walls Lab HEiKA, Christian Sharun (KIT), took 3rd place at the Falling Walls Lab finals in Berlin with his pitch "Breaking the wall of greenhouse gas emission".


At the international conference in Berlin, 100 leading global researchers will present scientific and social solutions to global challenges such as climate change, energy generation, health, security, fair and sustainable business. The goal is to tear down walls and overcome boundaries: in the mind, in thinking and in acting.

The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), together with the Heidelberg University, is organizing the Falling Walls Lab for southwestern Germany. Falling Walls Lab Karlsruhe will be hosted by the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.



Falling Walls Lab Karlsruhe - Timeline

Wednesday, 16 June 2021, 6.30 - 8.45 p.m.

TRIANGLE Open Space, Kaiserstraße 93, 76133 Karlsruhe

6.30 – 6.40 p.m. Welcome and Introductory Remarks
6.40 – 7.45 p.m. Scholar Presentations 1-7
7.15 – 7.25 p.m. Break
7.25 – 8.00 p.m. Scholar Presentations 8-14
8.00 p.m. Networking Reception / Music by Adrian Prath
8.30 – 8.45 p.m. Award ceremony / Group picture

The language of the event is English.


The Falling Walls Labs...

... connect aspiring innovators
... discover and develop talents
... support interdisciplinary dialogue
... boost international cooperation

... develop new ways of scientific communication
... build new and strong networks

Join us on Wednesday, 16 June.


Impressions of Falling Walls Lab Karlsruhe, 2021:

Program Booklet

Falling Walls Lab Karlsruhe

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