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.



International interdisciplinary conferences for young scientist and start-ups. It gives them the opportunity to present their ideas in 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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