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Falling Walls Lab Mongolia is calling all talented researchers and professionals to showcase their most innovative ideas

Nalaikh (GMIT Campus), 19.07.2019 Early-career researchers, entrepreneurs and professionals can now apply for the Falling Walls Lab Mongolia on 4 October 2019 to present their research work - in 3 minutes each. Applications are due 10 September 2019.

     Ulaanbaatar, 05 July 2019. The call for applications is now open for this year’s international Falling Walls Labs which will take place all over the world. Bachelor and Master students, postdocs, young professionals, entrepreneurs and junior professors are invited to apply. Ground-breaking research projects, initiatives, ideas and business models from all disciplines are welcome.

     Selected participants will compete to win a trip to the Falling Walls Lab Finale in Berlin, Germany on 8 November 2019 and a ticket to the Falling Walls Conference. In total, 100 applicants qualify for the Finale in Berlin. Each finalist will receive the opportunity to present their research work, initiative or business model within three minutes in front of a high-calibre jury from academia, research and business. The three winners receive a cash prize and the opportunity to present their idea on the grand stage of the Falling Walls Conference the next day.

     The aim of the Falling Walls Lab is to foster scientific and entrepreneurial innovations, and to promote the exchange between outstanding emerging scholars and professionals from various fields of expertise. The Falling Walls Lab is a project of the Falling Walls Foundation and supported by the Bayer Foundations and Sartorius.

     The Falling Walls Lab Mongolia will take place for the first time on 4 October 2019 at the Conference Hall, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mongolia. Applications can be submitted online via www.falling-walls.com/lab/apply until 10 September 2019.

     The Falling Walls Lab Mongolia is hosted by German-Mongolian Institute for Resources and Technology (GMIT) and organized by Cultural Envoy of Mongolia Mrs. Oyuntuya Oyunjargal in cooperation with Arts & Media Project Management & Consulting NGO (AMPMC) and GMIT. The official partner is the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mongolia.

     For further information, please visit www.falling-walls.com/lab or fb.me/FallingWallsLabMongolia

Contacts:

Arts & Media Project Management & Consulting NGO, Sky Plaza Business Centre, Embassy Street 9, 14220 Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Email: info@artsandmediaconsulting.org

Phone: +976 9407 1191

Falling Walls Lab, Falling Walls Foundation, Kochstr. 6-7, 10969 Berlin, Germany

Email: lab@falling-walls.com

Phone: + 49 30 609 88 39 71

www.falling-walls.com  

About the Falling Walls Foundation

     The Falling Walls Foundation is a non-profit organisation that fosters the discussion on research and innovation and promotes the latest scientific findings among a broad audience from all parts of society. It organises the Falling Walls Conference, an annual global gathering of forward-thinking individuals from over 75 countries. Each year on 9 November, 20 of the world’s leading scientists present their current breakthrough research in 15 minutes each. The Falling Walls Foundation is supported by the German Ministry for Education and Research, the Robert Bosch Foundation, the Helmholtz Association and numerous other acclaimed academic institutions, foundations, and companies. More information at: www.falling-walls.com

About the German-Mongolian Institute for Resources and Technology (GMIT)

     The governments of Germany and Mongolia founded the German-Mongolian Institute for Resources and Technology, GMIT, in 2013 with the objective to promote scientific teaching and research in the mineral resource sector and downstream industries. Being a state university, GMIT operates in close cooperation with German partner universities and other international education institutions.

     With its strong application-oriented education, and focus on comprehensive personal development of its students, GMIT is unique in Mongolia. GMIT strives to become a leading university of technology and engineering in Mongolia and the Asian region, recognized worldwide for its high standards in education, research, and innovation. GMIT aims to transfer international expertise and cutting-edge standards to Mongolia in support of sustainable economic growth as well as to educate highly qualified, socially responsible, internationally recognised and creatively working engineers.

     The development of GMIT and its cooperation with German Partner Universities is supported by the Mongolian Ministry of Education and Sciences, the Federal Government of Germany as well as by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). More information at: http://gmit.edu.mn

About the Arts & Media Project Management & Consulting NGO (AMPMC)

     Since 2013, the non-governmental organization "Arts & Media Project Management & Consulting" (AMPMC) has been active in the field of international cooperation, arts, culture and media. An essential point of reference is culture, arts & media in a global context.

     Its programmes pursue the following core  subjects: (1) artistic and cultural exchange and dialogue (2) cultural and art education, audience development (2) innovation, research and development of creative industries (3) international cooperation and cultural relations and education policy (4) cultural management, advanced training of young professionals (5) media and media competence.

     Through sustainable cooperation with German-Mongolian institutions, AMPMC promotes and supports the further development of Mongolian arts & culture, tradition, artistic excellence internationally as well as the preservation of Mongolian cultural heritage under the “art+culture MONGOLIA" brand. AMPMC is part of international network and relies on mutual and sustainable long-term institutional cooperation.

More information at: www.artsandmediaconsulting.org