Oct 07, 2021 I 09.00 am  - Oct 08, 2021 I 05.00 pm


Falling Walls Foundation gGmbH
Business partner: SIEMENS


The workshop is held online.

Course Language


Target Group

doctoral candidates and postdocs

Participation Fee*

Admission is free and no previous knowledge is required.

Course Description

How much of an entrepreneur is in you?

Find out in an intensive two-day online workshop of YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS IN SCIENCE tailored to doctoral candidates and postdocs of all disciplines, no entrepreneurial experience is required! Learn how to turn your doctorate into a startup idea, meet real-life innovators & train your pitch story in front of the camera.

Discover your hidden potential together with other high-calibre researchers, led by professional innovation coaches. Participation grants you a personalised certificate and exclusive access to the online network for scientists of YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS IN SCIENCE.

Guided by experienced innovation coaches of YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS IN SCIENCE and the support of other highly motivated researchers, you will learn how to turn your PhD thesis into a business.

Workshop Programme

Day 1: How much startup is in your PhD?

Discover what it means to be an entrepreneur, explore your entrepreneurial strengths and meet experienced role models. Develop your idea and make it tangible!

Day 2: Iterate & Pitch

Test your prototype in front of a critical audience and learn how to convince people of your idea. Meet an innovator from Siemens to gain insights into the corporate world.


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