Ready for the Science Breakthroughs of the Year? Join the remote World Science Summit happening from 1 – 10 Nov 2020. Make sure to REGISTER for free and look forward to 200+ sessions with 500+ speakers.

Falling Walls and Berlin Science Week invite you to this year’s World Science Summit.

1 - 10 November 2020 


In over 200 live panel discussions, virtual meetings, workshops, exhibitions, or performances – the summit will bring together over 500 speakers. With this year’s program, the science week aims to showcase the most recent breakthroughs from all over the world, outstanding science projects, and bright minds and inspire a discussion on how science and innovation can contribute to society.

A diverse program awaits audiences in the following areas (no. of events in brackets):

  • Life Sciences (29)
  • Physical Sciences (24)
  • Engineering and Technology (39)
  • Social Sciences and the Humanities (32)
  • Science in the Arts (25)
  • Digital Education (26)
  • Science and Innovation Management (30)
  • Emerging Talents (11)
  • Science Start-Ups (5)
  • Science Engagement Initiatives (43) 

For free registration please visit the program page.

Special Event: Starting up science: From lab to therapy on Monday, 2 November 2020, from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (CET) as part of Berlin Science Week. The Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation cordially invites you to a public discussion via livestream with the 2020 Heinrich Wieland laureate Craig M. Crews from Yale University in New Haven, CT, USA.


Berlin Science Week is a 10-day international festival between 1 — 10 November bringing together the world’s most innovative scientific organizations to celebrate science, to connect and to engage the local and international science community with the public.

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