Falling Walls Lab – Israel

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    Date(s) - 03/09/2015
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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    Great minds, 3 minutes, 1 day

    September 3rd, 2015

    Room 1003, Electrical Engineering Faculty, Meyer building, Technion Haifa

    The Winners Announcement –



    The Israel FW Lab event yesterday was a real success!

    We had 21 presenters and 8 judges, including 4 Deans, 3 Professors and 1 ex-CEO of Qualcomm-Israel.

    All presentations were of high quality and met the 3-minutes constraint. We followed each presentation by brief clarifying questions by the judges.

    The jury had very hard time selecting the winners, since so many of the were really worthy!

    Finally, the winners are:

    1st place Shani Elitzur

    2nd place Or Yahalom

    3rd place Oren Miron

    The first Falling Walls Lab Israel.  

    The event is jointly organized by the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.


    1:30 – 2:00 Arrival and registration for participants
    2:00 – 2:15 Welcome and introductory remarks, Prof Moshe Sidi & Mr. Rafi Nave
    2:15 – 3:30 Presentations (scholar presentations 1-11)
    3:30 – 3:45 Coffee & networking break
    3:45 – 5:00 Presentations (scholar presentations 12-22)
    5:00 – 5:30 Coffee & networking break (scholars) / Evaluation session (jury) 
    5:30 – Winners announcements and awards


    The Falling Walls Lab is an innovative format for academic institutions to showcase the quality, diversity and passion of their next generation of top young researchers (under 35).
    In 3-minute talks, 22 young promising scientists will present their research projects to their peers, the general public and a distinguished jury.

    The winner of the Falling Walls Lab Israel will travel to the Falling Walls Finale in Berlin and attend the Falling Walls Conference on 8-9 November 2015. 

    The event will take place on 3 September 2015Room 1003, Electrical Engineering Faculty, Meyer building, Technion Haifa

    For more information, please check out the Falling Walls website.

    Participation is FREE, but registration is required. 

    What is the Lab?

    The Falling Walls Lab is a challenging, inspiring and interdisciplinary format for young bright minds. It offers the opportunity to excellent young academics and professionals to present their outstanding ideas, research projects and initiatives.

    Each participant is asked to present his/her work in 3 minutes.

    All disciplines are welcome: from agriculture, medicine, economics, engineering to the humanities.

    A prestigious jury from science and business awards the best participants.

    International Labs and the Finale in Berlin

    The first Falling Walls Lab took place in 2011 in Berlin one day prior to the Falling Walls Conference. Thanks to the huge success of the Falling Walls Lab 2011, the Falling Walls Foundation and A.T. Kearney extended the format to a global scale in 2012. Since then, international Labs take place in different vibrant cities around the world throughout the year. The Falling Walls Lab Finale is held each year in Berlin on 8 November. The Finale gathers 100 participants, among them all winners of the international Labs.

    Why you should be part of it

    Being part of the Falling Walls Lab will inspire you and provide you with insights by other participants, decision makers of enterprises leading in innovation and distinguished representatives of scientific institutions.

    The Falling Walls Lab

    • supports interdisciplinary dialogue and international cooperation.

    • connects young and senior innovators.

    • develops new ways of scientific communication.


    If you are interested in the Falling Walls Lab or if you have any questions, please contact us: lab@falling-walls.com.