Max Liebermann Haus

Helga Nowotny, ERA Council Forum Austria

Plenary Discussion

Claudio Paganini, March for Science Berlin

Opening Session

Group Session

Jürgen Mlynek, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Falling Walls Foundation

Georg Schütte, State Secretary, Federal Ministry for Education and Research Germany

Peter Schlosser, Columbia University; Martina Brockmeier, Science Advisory Board of the German Government

Sir Mark Walport, UK Research & Innovation; Carlo Rizzuto, Extreme Light Infrastructure DC

Ousmane Badiane, International Food Policy Research Institute; Matthias Rüth, F. Hoffmann-La Roche

Welcome Lunch

Plenary Discussion

Reiko Kuroda, University of Tokyo (standing)

Robert Page, Arizona State University

Carmen Vela, State Secretary, Ministry of Economy and Finance Spain (Centre)

Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, European Research Council; Ambassador Lynette Wood, Australian Embassy Berlin; Mariette DiChristina, Scientific American; Dennis Lo, Chinese University of Hong Kong; Pascale Ehrenfreund, DLR

Andrei Fursenko, Aide to the President of Russia; Alexander Sergeev, President, Russian Academy of Sciences

Cheryl Martin, World Economic Forum; Edgar Pieterse, University of Cape Town

Johannes Vogel, Museum für Naturkunde Berlin

Sayed Azam-Ali, Crops for the Future; Dan Ferber, Springer Nature

Helga Nowotny, ERA Council Forum Austria

Closing Session

Falling Walls Circle 2017: Fake, Facts and the Future – Science, Business and Politics in the Post-Truth Era

Erwin Böttinger, BIH; Sabrina Badir, Pregnolia

Jeremy Berg, Science Family of Journals; Pascale Ehrenfreund, DLR

Wiltrud Treffenfeldt, Dow Europe; Martin Sonnenschein, A.T. Kearney; Andrew Holmes, Australian Academy of Science

Carlo Rizzuto, ELI-DC; Jana Kollar, Ceric Eric

Mariette diChristina, Scientific American; Reinhilde Veugelers, KULeuven

Andrei Fursenko, Aide to the President of Russia

Ernst Th. Rietschel, former President, Leibniz Association

Gregory Crane, Universität Leipzig; Kevin Bales, University of Nottingham; Margret Wintermantel, DAAD

Enno Aufderheide, Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation; Ghada Bassioni, Ain Shams University; Birgitta Whaley, UC Berkeley

Margua Gual Soler, AAAS

Philippe Tanguy, Total; Steven Koonin, NYU; Wiltrud Treffenfeldt, Dow Europe; Aderemi Kuku, African Academy of Sciences

Robert Clarke, University of Rochester

Wolfgang Knoll, AIT; Chaun Poh Lim, A*Star Singapore; Jeremy Berg, Science Family of Journals; Peter Leibinger, Trumpf

Helga Nowotny, ERA Council Forum Austria

Andrei Fursenko, Aide to the President of Russia

Margua Gual Soler, AAAS; Ghada Bassioni, Ain Shams University, Cairo

Georg Schütte, State Secretary, German Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Jürgen Mlynek, Chairman Board of Trustees, Falling Walls Foundation

Helga Nowotny, ERA Council Forum Austria; Ingrid Wünning Tschol, Robert Bosch Stiftung

Robert Clarke, Steven Koonin, Helga Nowotny and Philip Campbell

State Secretary Georg Schütte talking to Edward Krubasik, Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft

Andrew Holmes, Australian Academy of Science and Jürgen Mlynek at the Falling Walls Circle 2015

Angelika Lex, Elsevier, and Andrea Accomazzo, European Space Agency, at the Falling Walls Circle 2015

Madjid Samii, INI, talking to Lab participant Sahar Salehi

Robert-Jan Smits, European Commission, speaking to Emilie Marcus, Cell Press

Vicki Culpin, Ashridge Business School, at the Falling Walls Circle 2015

Professor Dame Anne Glover at the Falling Walls Circle 2015

Robert Page, Arizona State University, Helga Nowotny, ERA Council Forum Austria, and Patrick Aebischer, EPFL

Erwin Böttinger, BIH, talking to Peter Strohschneider, DFG, at the Falling Walls Circle 2015

Jürgen Leopold, Volkswagen, talking to Michael Totzeck, Carl Zeiss, at the Falling Walls Circle 2015

Jürgen Mlynek, President, Helmholtz Association; Massimo Inguscio, President, Italian National Institute of Metrological Research and Günter Stock, President, Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Science and Humanities at the Falling Walls Circle 2014

Jürgen Mlynek, Helmholtz Association speaking to Massimo Inguscio, Italian National Institute of Metrological Research and Günter Stock, Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Science and Humanities

Martin Stratmann, President, Max Planck Society at the Falling Walls Circle 2014

Marc Kastner from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology at the Falling Walls Circle 2014

Jean-Lou Chameau, President, KAUST at the Falling Walls Circle 2014

Claus Jessen, Festo AG at the Falling Walls Circle 2014

Ekkehard Franzke, A.T. Kearney, Germany talking to Sophia Vinogradov, University of California, San Francisco

Sophia Vinogradov, University of California, San Francisco speaking to Ekkehard Franzke, A.T. Kearney, Germany

Carlo Rizzuto, Elettra Sincrotrone Trieste and Baroness Onora of Bengarve at the Falling Walls Circle

Alice Dautry presenting outcome of Falling Walls Circle working group

Tony McBride, The Royal Society as Falling Walls Circle Group Speaker

Rolf Tarrach, University of Luxembourg as Falling Walls Circle Group Speaker

Rolf Tarrach, University of Luxembourg as Falling Walls Circle Group Speaker

Sir Mark Walport talking to Gesche Joost

Onora O’Neill speaking to Andreas Kluth, The Economist

Georg Schütte speaking at the Falling Walls Circle

Sadayoshi Ito at the Falling Walls Circle

Sir Mark Walport as Falling Walls Circle Agenda Setter

Baroness Onora of Bengarve at the Falling Walls Circle

Andreas Kluth, The Economist

Alice Dautry and Timothy O’Shea at the Falling Walls Circle

Helga Nowotny, President, European Research Council, leading a Falling Walls Circle working group

Sir Mark Walport talking to Wolfgang Marquardt

Arnold Picot speaking to Helga Nowotny and Jürgen Mlynek

Sir Mark Walport speaking at the Falling Walls Circle 2013

Marcia Kemper McNutt at the Falling Walls Circle 2013

Carl-Henrik Heldin speaking at the Falling Walls Circle 2013

Jürgen Mlynek, President, Helmholtz Association, on “Breaking the Wall between Science and European Competitiveness”

Katerina Harvati, Director of Paleoanthropology at the Eberhard Karls Universität, Tübingen

Helga Nowotny, President, European Research Council (ERC), hosting the panel “Breaking the Wall to the next Generation”

Discussions during the coffee break

The big roundtable in the Weltsaal, Federal Foreign Office Berlin

Anne Glover, Chief Scientific Advisor to the President of the European Commission, on the topic “Breaking the Wall between Top-down and Bottom-up”

State Secretary Georg Schütte

State Secretary Harald Braun during his welcoming speech

Koji Omi – STS Forum Kyoto

Paul Boyle, President, Science Europe, hosting the panel “Breaking the Wall between Excellence and Capacity Building”

Ernst Th. Rietschel, Falling Walls Foundation

Discussions during the coffee break

Philip Campbell, Editor-in-Chief, Nature