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Outstanding researchers, entrepreneurs and professionals can as of now apply for the Falling Walls Lab Thailand on 16th September 2018 to present their research work in 3 minutes. Applications are due by 20th August 2018.

Bangkok, 16th September.

In 2018, international Falling Walls Labs take place all over the world and call for the application of Bachelor and Master students, postdocs, young professionals, entrepreneurs and junior professors. Ground-breaking research projects, initiatives, ideas and business models from all disciplines are welcome.

The winner of every international Falling Walls Lab will be awarded a slot for the Falling Walls Lab Finale in Berlin on 8 November 2018 and a ticket to the Falling Walls Conference on 9 November 2018. In total 100 applicants qualify for the Finale in Berlin. Each finalist will receive the opportunity to present their research work, initiative or business model within three minutes in front of a high-calibre jury from academia, research and business. The three winners receive a cash prize and give their talks again on the grand stage of the Falling Walls Conference on the next day.

The aim of the Falling Walls Lab is to foster scientific and entrepreneurial innovations and to promote the exchange between outstanding scholars and professionals emerging from different fields of expertise.

The Falling Walls Lab Thailand takes place on 16th September 2018 at Siam Innovation District. Applications can be submitted online until 20th August. The Falling Walls Lab Thailand is hosted by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom with support of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), EURAXESS, KX MADE, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, KMUTT Hatch, Chulalongkorn University, and the German-Thai Chamber of Commerce.

For further information and the online application form please visit



Falling Walls Lab Thailand
25th Floor BBC Tower Sukhumvit 63
Bangkok,Thailand 10110
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Falling Walls Lab
Falling Walls Foundation
Kochstr. 6-7 10969 Berlin, Germany
Phone: + 49 30 609 88 39 71

About the Falling Walls Foundation

The Falling Walls Foundation is a non-profit organisation that fosters the discussion on research and innovation and promotes the latest scientific findings among a broad audience from all parts of society. It organises the Falling Walls Conference, an annual global gathering of forward-thinking individuals from over 75 countries. Each year on 9 November, 20 of the world’s leading scientists present their current breakthrough research in 15 minutes each. The Falling Walls Foundation is supported by the German Ministry for Education and Research, the Robert Bosch Foundation, the Helmholtz Association and numerous other acclaimed academic institutions, foundations, and companies. More information at:


DAAD – The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is a joint organisation of German universities, devoted to internationalisation and academic exchange. DAAD is one of the largest scholarship donors for students and researchers across the world. It promotes transnational cooperation between German universities and their international partners.

EURAXESS ASEAN – Researchers in Motion is a unique pan-European initiative delivering information and support services to professional researchers. Backed by the European Union and its Member States, it supports researcher mobility and career development, while enhancing scientific collaboration between Europe and the world.

KMUTT Hatch – Incubation and accelerator programs for students who are interested in deep-tech and hard science startups!

KMUTT  – A think tank for major fields ranging from science and technology to design, education and applied linguistics. It’s just the right choice if you’re looking for a study environment that combines vibrant university life and academic atmosphere perfectly.

KXmade – We offer a wide range of high quality of teaching and extra-curricular activities. We are building a cross-functional, real-world tested innovation system that educates, develops, and empowers individuals and teams to build disruptive companies and make a lasting impact.

Chulalongkorn University – Chulalongkorn University is a comprehensive and research-intensive university. It is also ranked as the best university in Thailand in many aspects of qualities covering the quality of the university itself, quality of students, quality of research, quality in particular subjects, university reputation, environmental management systems.

Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom – FNF is a German Foundation, believing that individual freedoms and responsibilities are prerequisites for an open, free and democratic society. FNF Thailand promotes civic participation, rule of law and economic freedom through civic education and international dialogue.

German-Thai Chamber of Commerce – The German-Thai Chamber of Commerce (GTCC), located in Bangkok, promotes bilateral economic relations between Germany and Thailand since 1962. The Chamber’s membership now stands at more than 600, hence it is one of the biggest foreign chambers of commerce in Thailand. GTCC provides services to German and Thai companies and acts as a strategic partner between the two economies.