Empathy for Innovators

08.11. • 2.00 pm—5.00 pm

How can empathy help you to take your research to the next level? In this workshop, you will learn key principles to get up close and comfortable with your potential users, customers or other stakeholders. Take a step back, open your mind, and learn to view your idea from different perspectives.



The Human Aspect of Innovation
  • Reflection about one’s own perspectives and mindset
  • Getting to know the concept of empathy in human-centred design
  • Practising a change of perspective
  • Assessing the potential of empathy in one’s research/work environment


This online workshop takes place online via zoom. The link will be provided upon enrollment.


Our workshops are tailored to PhDs and postdocs of all disciplines, as well as early-career researchers and academic staff.

Our workshops are held in English. They are intended for participants at level B2 or higher of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

We use the Zoom video conferencing software for our online workshops and webinars.

Participation in our workshops and webinars is free of charge.

You will receive a confirmation email approx. 14 days before the beginning of the workshop. Make sure to check your SPAM folder. This email will include the login data for Zoom and the login for the event page, where you can access the workshop’s agenda. If the workshop is full, you will be placed on a waiting list and notified if a place becomes available. If you have not received a confirmation, you may apply again for a different workshop.

It is important to us that the workshops bring together a diverse group of participants from different disciplines and universities. We currently admit up to 35 participants per workshop. If all places are filled, we will place you on our waiting list and inform you if a place becomes available.

If you have difficulty registering online, try using a different browser. If you are still unable to register online, please send an email to: workshops@falling-walls.com.

You can write an e-mail to workshops@falling-walls.com


Annette Langendorf & Nordine Tchagnao

Participant Management




Empathy for Innovators
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