The national round of the competition will take place on 12 September 2023 at 5 PM at the National Library of Technology in Prague (in cooperation with the German Embassy in Prague and German Academic Exchange Service - DAAD).
Call open for applications
Shortlisting of candidates
The Falling Walls Czech Republic event
The Global Finale in Berlin
The national round of the competition will take place on 12 September 2023 at the National Library of Technology in Prague (in cooperation with the German Embassy in Prague and German Academic Exchange Service).
Finalists will present their projects or ideas in front of an audience and respected jury at the Gallery NTK. After the last one is done with presenting, the jury will choose one winner, who will represent the Czech Republic at the Global Finale in Germany in November.
The whole event will be moderated by Štěpán Vizi.
The organisers are independent partners of the Falling Walls Foundation. The Czech organizer reserves the right to invite only selected candidates to the Czech National Falling Walls Lab 2023. The selection process will be based on criteria set by Falling Walls Foundation Berlin.
The National Library of Technology (NTK) is the largest and oldest library of science and technology literature in the Czech Republic, with a collection of over 1.5 million volumes. Housed in a modern, ecological building situated in the heart of the Dejvice engineering and technology campus, NTK provides students and scholars with an ideal study environment, with 1,322 places to study and 562 places to relax. In addition, the library serves as a social and cultural centre, with frequent lectures, educational tours, events, and exhibitions.