Call for participation for students, institutions and industries: Innovation Research Lab Exhibition (IRLE) 2017, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

The call for participation for Innovation Research Lab Exhibition (IRLE) 2017 has been announced.  Students from all disciplines, institutes and industries are welcomed to present their projects, portfolios and various participation possibilities in interactive stands. A joint team of FAU and Siemens experts will select 40 finalists for exhibition. The students will additionally have chance to win financial awards and fellowships.

The winner of the 2nd Innovation Management and Leadership Certification Program (IMLEAP) held with the cooperation of Boğaziçi University Technology Transfer Office and Siemens Healthineers automatically earned the right to participate in IRLE 2017. The team will be one of the 40 finalists for exhibition.

The best stands would be rated by all the guests in the categories:

  • “Best student project award”
  • “Most innovative institute award” and
  • “Most innovative industry / department award”

For the category of “Best student project award” a total prize of €3000 would be given to the winners. The best teams will be additionally offered Siemens Healthcare Young Student Innovator Fellowships. The fellowship offers a possibility to work at various Innovation Think Tank Labs at Siemens Healthcare where along with a monthly stipend, financial incentives are awarded based on the degree of implementation of the projects.

For more information, including submission guidelines, please go to and for any clarification write to


  • 1st August 2017  Full project submission deadline
  • 2nd-9th August 2017 Project evaluation and finalist teams selection
  • 10th August 2017  Finalists are informed
  • 7th September 2017 IRL Exhibition

For further information about Innovation Management & Leadership Certification Programme (IMLEAP), please visit