FameLab Germany regional heat winners Sven Büttner and Eduard Zell
FameLab Germany regional heat winners Sven Büttner and Eduard Zell ©

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Gain access to a network of scientists and engineers, improve your presentation skills at our masterclass and maybe even win a trip to the UK to present at the international finals!

By taking part in FameLab you will inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers, gain invaluable communication skills, and meet amazing like-minded people. Importantly you will also become part of an increasingly exciting network of scientists and engineers able to clearly and imaginatively explain their science to the general public.

Communication Masterclass

Regional winners and runners up will receive two-day media training in Berlin prior to the FameLab Germany final. Run by some of the best science communicators in the world, this is one of the biggest prizes for all FameLab finalists. There you will learn why public engagement is important, develop invaluable media and presentation skills, and get the opportunity to network with scientists from many different scientific fields!

Get a taste of what happens at a FameLab masterclass.

Trophies

The winners of the first, second and third place at all stages in the competition will receive trophies. There will also be audience favourite prizes and other special awards: 

1st prize:

  • 300 Euros
  • Participation in the 2-day Media Training Masterclass in Berlin (worth €1,600)
  • Participation in the FameLab Germany Final in Bielefeld

2nd prize:

  • 200 Euros
  • Participation in the 2-day Media Training Masterclass in Berlin (worth €1,600)
  • Participation in the FameLab Germany Final in Bielefeld

Audience Prize:

  • 1 year’s subscription to the New Scientist magazine

Trip to the UK

The overall national winner will attend the Cheltenham Science Festival in the UK and compete in the FameLab International Final. Here a world of opportunities will really be opened up as you network with fellow scientists from across the globe

  • Each candidate will have the opportunity to meet other science enthusiasts and gain access to the Famelab Germany and Famelab International networks
  • FameLab alumni will be invited to take part in science public engagement events in Germany.

Finally you will undoubtedly win the appreciation of the audience for your passion for science!