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Tickets to Berlin: Falling Walls Lab Austria & Summer School on Entrepreneurship

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Elisabeth-Herz-Kremenak-Saal
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english language

Young scientists and entrepreneurs have precisely three minutes to convince the Alpbach audience of their innovative ideas, research and business projects. The prize is two tickets for the renowned Falling Walls Conference in Berlin in November. Falling Walls promotes visionary ideas and connects creative minds. The presentations will break down walls.

Student, University of Malaysia, Pahang; Finalist, Falling Walls Lab Berlin 2017, Pahang
Ph.D. Student, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University of Vienna; Winner, Falling Walls Lab Austria Vienna 2018
Ph.D. Student, Section for Science of Complex Systems, Medical University of Vienna; Finalist, Falling Walls Lab Austria Vienna 2018
Ph.D. Student, Department of Surgery, Division for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Medical University of Vienna
University Assistant, Department of Physiological Chemistry, University of Vienna; Winner, Falling Walls Lab Berlin 2017
Co-Founder, Amadeus Capital Partners Ltd.; Member, ERA Council Forum Austria; Cambridge
Scientific Managing Director, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Vienna
Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Falling Walls Foundation gGmbH, Berlin

MS.c. Ashwin CHARLES

Student, University of Malaysia, Pahang; Finalist, Falling Walls Lab Berlin 2017, Pahang

M.Sc. Nicole HEINZL

Ph.D. Student, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University of Vienna; Winner, Falling Walls Lab Austria Vienna 2018

B.Sc., Biology (Microbiology and Genetics), University of Vienna M.Sc., Molecular Biology (Molecular Medicine), University of Vienna
2011-2014
2014-2017

M.Sc. Donald Ruggiero LO SARDO

Ph.D. Student, Section for Science of Complex Systems, Medical University of Vienna; Finalist, Falling Walls Lab Austria Vienna 2018

Bachelor, Physics, Sapienza University of Rome Master, Theoretical Physics, Sapienza University of Rome
2008-2012
2012-2016

M.Sc. Cosima PRAHM

Ph.D. Student, Department of Surgery, Division for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Medical University of Vienna

B.A., East Asian Studies, University of Vienna Internship, AIT - Austrian Institute of Technology, Vienna Student Researcher, Medical Center, Ljubljana University, Ljubljana M.Sc., Cognitive Science, University of Vienna Internship, Ottobock Healthcare GmbH, Vienna Ph.D., Medicine, Clinical Neurosciene, Medical University of Vienna Lecturer, University of Applied Sciences FH Campus Wien, Vienna Laboratory Tutor, "Biomedical Instrumentation", BioMedical Engineering at Vienna University of Technology, Vienna
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2011
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2012-2013
2013-2018
2014-2018
2014-2018

Dipl.-Ing. Ph.D. Agnes REINER

University Assistant, Department of Physiological Chemistry, University of Vienna; Winner, Falling Walls Lab Berlin 2017

Bachelor, Food- and Biotechnology, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna Master, Department of Biotechnology, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna Ph.D., IGS International Graduate School in Nanobiotechnology, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna; AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, Vienna; Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
2007-2011
2011-2013
2014-2017

Dr. Hermann HAUSER

Co-Founder, Amadeus Capital Partners Ltd.; Member, ERA Council Forum Austria; Cambridge

MA in Physics, University of Vienna Ph.D. in Physics, King's College, Cambridge University Co-founder (later Chairman); Lead, Research and Development team (BBC micro); Head, team ARM micro processor; Acorn Computers, Cambridge Vice President Research, Olivetti, Ivrea, Italy Founder Director, Harlequin, Cambridge Helped with formation, a joint venture between Acorn and Apple Computers, ARM Ltd, Cambridge Founder, Active Book Company, Cambridge Co-Chairman and Chief Technology Officer - acquired Active Book Company, EO Incorporated, Mountain View, California Founder Director, Vocalis, Cambridge Founder and Chairman, Advanced Telecommunications Modules Ltd, Cambridge (changed name to Virata Corporation and merged with Globespan in 2003 and Conexant in 2004) Founder Director, joint venture with E*Trade US. Sold to E*Trade US in 2000, Electronic Share Information Ltd, Cambridge Founder Director - Acquired by CDT, Advanced Displays Ltd, Cambridge Founder Director, SynGenix, Cambridge Founder, NetChannel, San Francisco, California (sold to AOL in 1998) Co-founder and Partner, Amadeus Capital Partners Limited
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Dr. Wolfgang KNOLL

Scientific Managing Director, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Vienna

Diploma Physics, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Ph.D., Biophysics, University of Konstanz Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Konstanz Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Ulm Postdoctoral Fellow, IBM Research Laboratory, San José, CA Visiting Scientist, Institute Laue-Langevin, Grenoble Assistant Professor, Technical University of Munich Visiting Scientist, IBM Research Laboratory, San José, CA Postdoctoral Degree: "Habilitation" - Physics, Technical University of Munich Young Investigator/Associate Professor, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz Visiting Scientist, Optical Sciences Center, Tucson, AZ Visiting Scientist, Dept. of Chem. & Nuc. Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA Visiting Professor, University of Erlangen Head of Laboratory, Exotic Nano-Materials, Frontier Research Program, RIKEN-Institute, Japan Consulting Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA Director, Max-Planck-Institut für Polymerforschung, Mainz Professor (by Courtesy) Chemistry Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL Adjunct Professor, Hanyang University, Korea Temasek Professor, National University of Singapore Visiting Principal Scientist, Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, Singapore Scientific Managing Director, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Vienna Honorary Professor, University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna
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Dr. Jürgen MLYNEK

Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Falling Walls Foundation gGmbH, Berlin

Studium der Physik, Technische Universität Hannover; Ecole Polytechnique, Paris Hauptdiplom Physik, Wissenschaftlicher Assistent, Institut für Angewandte Physik, Universität Hannover Promotion, Dr. rer. nat., Universität Hannover Post-Doktorand, IBM Research Laboratory, San Jose (USA) Habilitation, Universität Hannover Hochschulassistent (C1), Universität Hannover Heisenberg-Stipendiat der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft Assistenzprofessor, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH), Zürich Ordentlicher Professor (C4), Experimentalphysik, Universität Konstanz Vizepräsident, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft Präsident, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin Präsident, Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft Deutscher Forschungszentren
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Technology Symposium

show timetable

23.08.2018

09:00 - 10:00 Start of exhibition TEC-Xperience Room Partner
09:00 - 10:00 Open doors: #ART TEC Culture
11:00 - 11:10 Welcome and opening Plenary
11:10 - 12:00 RTI Talk Plenary
12:20 - 13:40 Precision medicine – medicine’s solution to diversity? Plenary
14:00 - 15:30 Nutrition science Plenary
18:15 - 19:15 Tickets to Berlin: Falling Walls Lab Austria & Summer School on Entrepreneurship Plenary
19:15 - 20:30 Die Presse Career lounge for students and young professionals Plenary
19:30 - 21:30 Evening Reception Social

24.08.2018

06:30 - 07:00 TU Austria Innovation Marathon: ideas made to order – 24 hours nonstop Plenary
07:00 - 16:00 Junior Alpbach – Science and technology for young people Breakout
07:00 - 13:00 Ö1 Children’s University Alpbach – Science and Technology for Kids Breakout
07:15 - 08:30 Seattle never sleeps: a young, booming innovation hub as this year’s guest at the Technology Symposium Plenary
08:45 - 10:15 Our digital future – how human will it be? Plenary
10:30 - 11:00 Lunch snacks for the participants of the breakout sessions Social
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 04: Gene therapy – intervention in nature or future hope Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 10: Future disruptive technologies: challenges for modern societies Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 07: Industrial energy revolution: resilience through innovation? Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 05: Next-generation batteries: European leading-edge technology to leverage electromobility Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 06: EU NIS directive and NIS act – what now? Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 08: Digital literacy for all Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 11: Digital life in a physical world: rethinking digitization Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 09: Consequences of digital monocultures on societies Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 13: Resilience – how societies can cope with crises Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 12: The renewability of societal resources Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 02: Digitization and diversity – an opportunity for business locations Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 01: The contest for key technologies – Europe’s potentials? Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 03: Inequality and resilience in the digital economy Breakout
16:30 - 17:30 Global Talk: #MakeInIndia – India on the fast track? Plenary

25.08.2018

07:00 - 08:30 Cyborgs – when technology gets under your skin Plenary
08:50 - 09:50 The resilience of democracy and democratic media Plenary
09:50 - 10:15 Public service strategies in times of digital disruption Plenary
10:30 - 11:15 The physics of everyday things Plenary
11:00 - 12:00 Snack reception Social