Content - Information for Speakers

Your Presentation

  • Present your research project, business plan, entrepreneurial or social initiative that is relevant to the world of today – in 3 minutes!
  • Convince a top-class jury with members from academia, research institutions and business
  • Exchange insights on an interdisciplinary level with fellow researchers and professionals
  • Get involved in exciting discussions and network with excellent scientists and professionals

Who can Apply

  • We are looking for outstanding talents and innovative thinkers from all disciplines
  • Bachelor and Master students, PhD candidates, postdocs, junior professors and entrepreneurs are invited to apply
  • Transportation costs (round trip to Tokyo) will be covered 

Application & Deadline

Apply online at
Application deadline: 09 April 2018, 16:00 Tokyo time

The Falling Walls Lab Tokyo

The Falling Walls Lab takes place on 12 May 2018 at Koshiba-hall, Hongo Campus, The University of Tokyo, .

Participants will be informed about the exact time.

Win a Scholarship and a Trip to Berlin

A distinguished jury selects the winner who

  • travels to Berlin on 8/9 November 2018
  • qualifies directly for the Lab Finale in Berlin on 8 November 2018 as one of 100 international and interdisciplinary participants (travel costs and accommodation are covered)
  • is awarded a ticket for the international Falling Walls Conference on 9 November 2018 where some of the world’s most prominent scientists from around the world present their current breakthrough research in 15 minutes each

How to draft a good abstract & talk for the Falling Walls Lab Tokyo?

Hints & tops: how to draft a good FWLT abstract (Training session on 5-6 March at UTokyo)

What are the next walls to fall?

Call for speakers