Falling Walls Venture: where science meets business. Falling Walls Venture is an international forum for prominent venture capitalists, strategic investors, scientific-based start-ups and opinion leaders.

Last autumn Ukraine rocked the world: for the first time for years of independence in our country was carried out Falling Walls Lab Kyiv 2015 - world-famous conference for young and talented scientists. Now we are expanding the boundaries!

This year Kyiv conference will be held on 29th September at Parkovy datacenter.

  • 700
  • 20 presentations
    at international final
  • 5 minutes

Format in Berlin:

  • After one minute welcome speech of the recommending institution, start-up presents its case during 5 minutes. After that follows a two-minute discussion.
  • The international jury will select the winner with the most convincing concept for Falling Walls Venture.
  • Falling Walls Venture winners have a unique opportunity to present their idea to more than 700 people, who are participants of the Falling Walls Conference the next day, on 9 November.
  • Leading scientists, venture capitalists have the opportunity to present their breakthrough ideas with commercial potential to the whole world.

To become a participation you have to fit following requirements:

  • to be a generator of an idea and a founder of own business
  • to have research publications in the prestigious Ukrainian or international printed matter
  • ability to communicate in English at an Advanced level
  • to be participant of an international research programs
  • to have an obtained degree (at least PhD), received in Ukraine or abroad and/or to be a lecturer in Ukrainian or foreign universities,
  • we welcome all the disciplines, including the informational and communicational technology, urbanism, engineering, agriculture, science, ecology, medicine, technology etc.
  • to present an innovative final product, with a working mechanism that does not require rework and has a commercial potential
  • the company must be established before the day of the conference
  • have a desire to tell the international community your brilliant idea and come out with the project into a new level

There are no restrictions on age or gender!


  • the preliminary round of the scientific conference will be held in Kiev;
  • on the second round the winners are going to present their projects in Berlin.

The project is financed by the Klitschko Foundation and its partners.

Project Team



Falling Walls Lab is a new interdisciplinary format of conferences for young scientists. It gives them the opportunity to present their ideas the scientific, social, industrial and business field to the whole world!

  • 141 application forms
  • 21 experts evaluated participants
  • 50 talents presented ideas
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