Eligibility criteria and information on how to apply for Falling Walls Lab New Zealand
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* Applicants residing in Australia may be eligible to apply for Falling Walls Lab Australia
The application process is in two steps. Applicants to Falling Walls Lab New Zealand must complete the on-line application on the Falling Walls Lab website AND complete the Falling Walls Lab New Zealand application form.
Applications to take part in Falling Walls Lab New Zealand must be submitted by 5pm Friday 22 June 2018 (NZST). Applicants will be notified of the outcome in early August.
Applications to attend the Falling Walls Lab New Zealand are assessed by a diverse evaluation panel with representation from both academia and business.
In assessing the applications submitted, the panel will consider applicants’ motivation for participating in the event, the breakthrough factor of the proposed idea, and the relevance/impact of the idea for the target group. The panel will additionally ensure that applicants are being assessed in relation to their opportunities. In making its final decisions, the panel may also take into consideration the gender mix, organisational representation, and fields of research represented by the selected finalist.
At the Falling Walls Lab New Zealand event, a Jury with representation from both academia and business will judge the presentations. Presentations will be judged on the following criteria:
Only complete and eligible applications will be considered.
A list of Evaluation Panel and Jury members will be available below when the appointment process has been completed.