These are the Speed Lecture Award finalists 2021

What is the Speed Lecture Award?
Young scientists present in three minutes their new projects and ideas in life sciences and healthcare industries in front of the BIONNALE audience of more than 600 experts from academia, science and business.
  • Ahed Almalla: ECM liver-based inks for 3D printing
    Freie Universität Berlin
  • David Haslacher: Next-generation electrical brain stimulation to treat brain disorders
    Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin
  • Soraya Hoefs: How to trace a cereal killer?
    Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM)
  • Anne Muschter: How to make wastewater great again
    Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research (FhG IAP)
  • Bruna Mara Silva Seco: Fighting urgent threats with synthetic vaccines
    Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces
  • Ian Stewart: Untangling neural wiring in limb movement control
    Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC)
  • Constantin Thieme: The TreaT-Assay - A Novel Diagnostic Tool after Kidney Transplantation
    Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin
  • Betty van Aken: Supporting Doctors with Clinical Outcome Predictions
    Beuth University of Applied Sciences Berlin


The finalists will get a pitch coaching from André Lampe, an experienced pitch coach, science slammer, FU Berlin lecturer and science communicator.

The audience will be the judge

The winner of the race will be decided by the audience at the BIONNALE evening program on May 12 at our online event (link to event will be published soon). So, dial in and support the candidates with your vote!

The Speed Lecture Award has been initiated and is supported by the healthcare industries cluster Berlin-Brandenburg – HealthCapital and the German Association of Research–based Pharmaceuticals, vfa bio.