Times of Oman

Muscat: The Research Council (TRC) announced that the registration for the Falling Walls Lab Oman 2020 competition, organised by TRC in collaboration with Falling Walls Foundation in Germany, has officially opened.

Students, entrepreneurs, early-career researchers and academics of all disciplines can apply through this link (falling-walls.com/lab/apply). The deadline for the applications is March 31, 2020.

This year’s competition will take place at Crowne Plaza Hotel OCEC, Muscat, Oman on Monday April 20, 2020 from 8.30am to 3.00pm.

The idea of the Falling Walls Lab Oman competition is to present, in English, an idea of a research project, entrepreneurial or social initiative that is relevant to the world of today in just 3 minutes on the competition’s stage. The presentation should convince the high-level competition jury that comprises experts from academic fields, research institutions and businesspersons.

The winner of the competition will participate in the Lab Finale in Berlin, Germany on November 8, 2020, and is awarded a ticket for the international Falling Walls Conference on November 7-9, 2020.