Forum with Jan Zielonka and Johanna Mair (Hertie Scool of Goverance), moderated by Nuala Moran (Science Business)

Avi Loeb, Harvard University

Nicola Spaldin, ETH Zurich

Onur Güntürkün, Ruhr University Bochum

Jan Zielonka, University of Oxford

Stefania Milan, University of Amsterdam

Gerado Ceballos, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Daniela Schiller, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Kevin Esvelt, MIT Media Lab

Veena Sahajwalla, UNSW Australia

The winners of the Falling Walls Lab with Anja Karliczek and Claudie Haigneré

Anja Karliczek, German Ministry of Education and Research

Brain Behlendorf, Hyperledger

Paola Arlotta, Harvard University

Steve Evans, University of Cambridge

Terry Hughes, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies

Forum with Sarah Chayes and Simon Gewölb (The World Bank) moderated by Clive Cookson

Forum with Edgar Pieterse and Vanessa Miriam Carlow (Institute for Sustainable Urbanism) moderated by Andrew Curry

Forum with Guus Velders and Peter Schlosser, Columbia, moderated by Tess Riley

Forum with Alexander Betts and Monica Goracci (IOM Germany) moderated by Andrew Curry

Sebastian Turner opening the Falling Walls Conference 2017

Valeria Nicolosi, Trinity College Dublin

Guus Velders, Utrecht University

Guus Velders, Claudie Haigneré and Alexander Betts

Jennifer Lavers, University of Tasmania

Jian-Wei Pan, University of Science and Technology of China

Christina Smolke from Stanford University with Claus Franz

Panel Discussion with Helga Nowotny, Robert Page, Rolf Tarrach and Mariette diChristina

Sayed Azam-Ali with the Falling Walls mime Claus Franz

Esther Duflo, MIT

William Moerner, Nobel Laureate 2014

Agnes Reiner, Falling Walls Young Innovator 2017

Timothy Walsh, Cardiff University

Johanna Wanka, German Minister of Education and Research and Jürgen Mlynek, Chairman of the Board, Falling Walls Foundation

Alexander Betts, University of Oxford

Karsten Danzmann, Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics

Katherine Richardson, University of Copenhagen

Kevin Bales on the Forum Stage

Birgitta Whaley, University of California, Berkeley

Kevin Bales, University of Nottingham on contemporary slavery

Gregory Crane, Universität Leipzig

Sadie Creese, University of Oxford

Quarraisha Abdool Karim, CAPRISA, Durban

3rd winner of the Falling Walls Lab Nouf AlJabri

2nd winner of the Falling Walls Lab Maxim Nikitin

1st winner of the Falling Walls Lab Dang Huyen Chau

Neil Gershenfeld, MIT

Jack Gallant, University of California, Berkeley

Salah Sukkarieh, University of Sydney

Wolfgang Ischinger at the US Election Morning Briefing

Jürgen Mlynek at the Welcome Reception 2016

German Minister for Foreign Affairs Frank-Walter Steinmeier speaking at the Welcome Reception 2016

June Andrews, University of Stirling on dementia

Nina Kraus, Northwestern University

Forum Stage with Joanne Liu and Janusz Reiter moderated by Alok Jha

Forum Stage with Nilüfer Göle and Sharon Macdonald

Nilüfer Göle, EHESS Paris

Demis Hassabis, Google DeepMind on Artificial Intelligence

Forum Stage with Dirk Helbing and Helga Nowotny

Forum Stage with Saskia Sassen and Barbara Ischinger moderated by Andreas Kluth

Emmanuelle Charpentier, Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology

Sabrina Badir, ETH Zurich, 1st winner of the Falling Walls Lab 2015

Shani Elitzur, Technion, 3rd place Falling Walls Lab 2015

Arjen Hoekstra on the Water Footprint concept

Andrea Accomazzo, European Space Agency

Jackie Ying receives a rose from the mime Claus Franz

Johanna Wanka, German Federal Minister of Education and Research opens the Falling Walls Conference

Ottmar Edenhofer, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

Nobel Laureate Wolfgang Ketterle, MIT

Nobel Laureate Bruce Beutler

Joanne Liu, President, Médecins sans Frontières

Naila Kabeer, London School of Economics and Political Science

The European Union Youth Orchestra concludes the Falling Walls Conference 2014

Adah Almutairi from UC San Diego

Joseph F. Coughlin, Founder and Director of the MIT AgeLab

Karl Deisseroth from Stanford University on neuroengineering

State Secretary Georg Schütte; Martin Sonnenschein, A.T. Kearney; Stefan von Holtzbrinck and Helga Nowotny

Forum at the Falling Walls Conference 2014

Forum 2014 with Mariana Mazzucato, Andreas Kluth and Holger Lösch

Anton Zeilinger, University of Vienna, explains quantum physics with the help of dice

Richard Saul Wurman, Founder of TED Conference

Nobel Laureates Stefan W. Hell and Sir Paul Nurse; Carl-Henrik Heldin, Nobel Foundation; Minister Johanna Wanka and Jürgen Mlynek, Helmholtz Association

Official Welcome by German Federal Minister Johanna Wanka

British architect David Chipperfield at the Welcome Reception 2014

Forum with Thierry Zomahoun, Anna Maria Karl and Liz Else

Alan Rusbridger, Editor of The Guardian, speaks about true press freedom

Lisa Kaltenegger from Cornell University

The Four-Power Talk

Sebastian Suchitra, University of Cambridge, demonstrates the functioning of supraconductors

Thierry Zomahoun, AIMS Next Einstein Initiative

Tom Bieling, winner of the Falling Walls Lab 2014

Adah Almutairi, UC San Diego

Sebastian Turner, Founder of the Falling Walls Foundation opens the Falling Walls Conference 2014

Falling Walls 2013

Falling Walls Fellows at the Falling Walls Welcome Reception 2013 at the Berlin Museum für Naturkunde

The Falling Walls Welcome Reception 2013 at the Berlin Museum für Naturkunde

Cornelia Quennet-Thielen, State Secretary and Department Head at the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, addresses her welcome to the guests at the Falling Walls Welcome Reception 2013

The Falling Walls Welcome Reception 2013 at the Berlin Museum für Naturkunde

Helga Nowotny and Varda Rotter at the Falling Walls Welcome Reception 2013 at the Berlin Museum für Naturkunde

Marcia McNutt, Science Editor in Chief, at the Falling Walls Welcome Reception at the Berlin Museum für Naturkunde

Falling Walls Festive Dinner 2013 at the Museum of Communication

The founder of the Falling Walls Conference, Sebastian Turner, closes Falling Walls 2013: "If you weren't inspired today, talk to a doctor in the room".

Daniel Nocera unveils the potential of artificial photosynthesis at Falling Walls 2013

Benjamin Barber explains his idea of a future ruled by cities, not national governments at Falling Walls 2013

Luc Steels (left) with his guest at Falling Walls 2013

Sophia Vinogradov at our forum at Falling Walls 2013

The winner of Falling Walls Venture Tobias Grab at Falling Walls 2013

Our mime kindly signals the time during the keynote speech by Sir Mark Walport at Falling Walls 2013

Myon, a research robot from Humboldt-University Berlin among the guests of Falling Walls 2013

Robert Kirshner conquers the audience with his irresistible humour and in-depth lecture on cosmic acceleration

Jill Farrant on resurrection plants at Falling Walls 2013

Jagdish Bhagwati holds one of Jill Farrant's resurrection plants

Stephen Friend on collaborative medicine at Falling Walls 2013

Nobel Prize laureate Jules Hoffmann at Falling Walls 2013

Sophia Vinogradov presents her research on videogames for schizophrenia at Falling Walls 2013

John Woodland from Cape Town is one of the winners of the Falling Walls Lab 2013, that presented at Falling Walls Conference 2013

The speakers of the first session of Falling Walls 2013: host Olafur Eliasson, Onora O'Neill, Mark Pagel, Jagdish Bhagwati, Salil Shetty. Only Ai Weiwei is missing.

Ai Weiwei greets the audience of Falling Walls 2013 from Beijing, which he is still not allowed to leave

The audience of Falling Walls during Salil Shetty's presentation about human rights

Mark Pagel engages the audience of Falling Walls 2013 with his research on creativity and evolution

General Federal Minister Johanna Wanka greets the Chairman of the Falling Walls Foundation Jürgen Mlynek and Sir Mark Jeremy Walport, Government Chief Scientific Adviser, United Kingdom

Economist Jagdish N. Bhagvati breaking the wall of extreme poverty at Falling Walls 2013

Ai Weiwei greets the Falling Walls audience from China in his conversation with Olafur Eliasson at Falling Walls 2013

Salil Shetty, General Secretary at Amnesty International, gives his lecture about human rights at Falling Walls 2013

Audience at Falling Walls 2012