Falling Walls Lab India 2017

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Event Information

August 12, 2017

Organizer(s): DWIH - German Centre for Research and Innovation New Delhi, IIT Madras

In the Falling Walls Lab innovative young minds present their research project, business plan, entrepreneurial or social initiative that is relevant to the world of today to a panel of eminent jury and audience in three minutes flat. The winner of the Lab qualifies and gets funded to participate in the Lab Finale in Berlin on 8 November 2017 as one of the 100 international and interdisciplinary participants, and gets a ticket to the international Falling Walls Conference where some of the world’s most prominent scientists present their current breakthrough research.

The Falling Walls Lab India is hosted by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the German House for Research and Innovation (DWIH) New Delhi and the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) with the support of the Federal Foreign Office of Germany.


The 14 great minds

Abhishek Appaji Breaking the walls of X-Ray imaging accessibility and safety
Abhishek Maheshwari Breaking the walls of payment card validations
Anushika Bose Breaking the walls of birds, blades and wind sharing
Aravind Nehruji Breaking the walls of boredom in vestibular rehabilitation
Arnold Sachinth Breaking the walls of farmer issues
Dipankar Saha Breaking the walls of schottky limited transport
Ekashmi Rathore Breaking the walls of slow death – safe water, smarter tomorrow
Jose Varghese Breaking the walls of nano particles and cancer
Karuna Nagula Breaking the walls of solar based bioconversion of lignin
Murugesan Venkatesan Breaking the walls of ineffective ELV recycling
Nikhila Anoth Breaking the walls of urban consciousness through games
Pushkal Sharma Breaking the walls of water scarcity
Sachin Dubey Breaking the walls of antimicrobial resistance (AMR)
Vaishnavi D Breaking the walls of litter


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