15 Apr 2019

Pacific thinkers invited to enter German innovation competition

From , 4:02 am on 15 April 2019

The Falling Walls Lab in Berlin is an international forum to encourage promising scientists and entrepreneurs from all fields to push for breakthroughs.

New Zealand's Royal Society is inviting creative thinkers from around the Pacific for a chance to pitch their innovations to an academic panel in Germany.

Participants have three minutes to present their research or initiative, with the winner travelling to Germany.

Chief executive Andrew Cleland spoke with Jenny Meyer about the competition.

August  Rodin's sculpture The Thinker

August Rodin's sculpture The Thinker Photo: Flickr / Steve Fernie