Falling Walls Lab Lithuania Forum was held at EHU

Photo: Kilimas Arts

On May 17, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) alongside with the German Embassy in Vilnius, the Goethe-Institut, the Center for German Studies of the European Humanities University (EHU) and the Federal Foreign Office of Germany held the Falling Walls Lab Lithuania Forum. The event took place at the new EHU campus in the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Old Town of Vilnius. The forum gathered entrepreneurs, members of academic community of universities and research centers of Lithuania, including EHU students and alumni.

12 participants of the International forum presented their own social, scientific and business-projects. The first place was taken by a member of  the Lithuanian Dental Chamber Dr Ieva Gendvilienė, who had introduced a project of the settlement of a problem of bone insufficiency. A lecturer of the Kaunas University of Technology Kumar Tiwari achieved the second place by presenting the project of improvement of corrupted guided wave signals.The third place was taken by a hematologist at the Hospital of the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Domas Vaitiekus with the project on development of telemedicine.

A second-year EHU “Media and communication” student Maksim Ermolenko introduced a project, which is dedicated to struggle with student procrastination. A EHU alumna of the class-2017 Maryna Rybakova presented the idea of psychological therapy through art.

The winners of the contest will present their ideas within the framework of the final forum, which will be held in Berlin on November 8.