On November 8, Niklas Tuomola and Andreina Kero represented Falling Walls Lab Turku in the Lab Finale in Berlin, where 100 international and interdisciplinary finalists presented their winning ideas. They were also awarded a ticket for the international Falling Walls Conference on November 9.
Recordings of the Falling Walls Lab Finale and Conference are available at http://www.falling-walls.com/livestream. The winners of the Lab Finale 2017 are: Agnes Reiner (Universität Wien/ AIT Austrian Institute of Technology/Medizinische Universität Wien/A*Star Singapore), Breaking the Wall of Ovarian Cancer (1st place); Ashwin Charles (Universiti Malaysia Pahang), Breaking the Wall of Wastewater Treatment (2nd place); Srilahari Namani (AIMST University), Breaking the Wall of Mosquito Borne Diseases (3rd place); and Montaser Mohammedalamen (University of Khartoum), Breaking the Wall of Disability through the Brain (audience award). Congratulations to all!
The top three winners of the Lab Finale had the opportunity to give their talk on the grand stage of the Falling Walls Conference in front of 600 guests – among them institution leaders and decision makers and a worldwide audience via livestream. All three winners also received a cash prize. The 1st place winner received 1000€, the 2nd place winner received 750€, and the 3rd place winner received 500€.
For more information, please see the Falling Walls website.