Cancellation:

The semi-finals in Zurich and Basel are cancelled.

More information on how FAMELAB will continue to follow soon.

FameLab is one of the biggest science communication competitions in the world. Participants have just three minutes to win over the judges and crowd with a scientific talk that excels for its content, clarity and charisma.

The best participant will get the honour of representing Switzerland at the FameLab International final at the Cheltenham Science Festival in the UK.

Are you ready to share your passion for science? If you think you can explain a scientific concept to a general audience, in just three minutes, then why not enter? You could become the new face of science, represent Switzerland at the FameLab International finals in the UK, and open doors to national and global opportunities in science communication! 

Registration for Famelab Switzerland 2020 is now open. Apply here!

Deadline for registration is Friday 28 February 2020. 

Important Dates

  • Semi-final Lausanne: 5th March 2020
  • Semi-final Zurich: 12th March 2020
  • Semi-final Basel: 19th March 2020
  • 2-Day Masterclass:  CERN, 4&5 April 2020
  • Final: Bern, 9 May 2020

 We look forward to receiving your applications.