United by science for a better tomor­row

Health, nutrition, synthetic biology, materials, energy, digitalization, artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics, mobility, space flight, secrets of the human mind and new ways of working together.

One of the world's leading gatherings on the future of science & technology.

July 10–11, 2024

Mainz, Germany
On-site and Online participation

United by Science for a better tomorrow

One of the world's leading gatherings on the future of science & technology. ​

July 10–11, 2024 ​​ | Germany
On-site and online participation

Curious­ Future Insight™ Conference

Over the millennia science & technology have steadily advanced, but key unsolved challenges remain, and much more is possible. The Curious – Future Insight™ Conference brings together some of the world’s brightest scientists and most accomplished innovators to present their work and explore the future of science and technology, solving the challenges of today and enabling the dreams of a better tomorrow.

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Nobel Laureates
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This was the Woodstock of science.

- Participant Curious2018

Abstract Submission

Elevate your research, ignite dynamic discussions, and enrich the Curious2024 – Future Insight™ conference with your innovative ideas and compelling content.
Here's how you can participate:

  1. Click the link to "Submit Abstract."
  2. Share your concise abstract detailing your research or ideas.
  3. Our expert panel at Curious2024 – Future Insight™, in collaboration with our esteemed partners, will meticulously evaluate all submissions. We aim to inform accepted abstract submitters in May.
  4. Selected contributors will receive complimentary access to the conference.

The presentation format, whether an ignite short talk, a poster session, or a start-up fair booth, will be thoughtfully determined by the Curious2024 – Future Insight™ team, depending on the nature and depth of the content you submit.
Join us in shaping the future at Curious2024 – Future Insight™ and be a catalyst for thought-provoking discussions and groundbreaking insights
Submission deadline 31. March 2024.



The speaker line-up is unbelievable.

- Participant Curious2018


The Curious – Future Insight™ Conference brings together Nobel laureates and other leading scientists and innovators from across the globe. Join them to explore the most promising breakthroughs in science & technology!
Probably the next step up in quality is the Nobel Prize Ceremony.

- Participant Curious2018


What will tomorrow look like? Investigate the future with scientists, technologists and entrepreneurs bringing it to life one breakthrough at a time.

Human Health

New breakthrough therapies and diagnostics

Smart Materials

Chemistry and beyond​

Vibrant Digital​

Digitalization, AI, and robotics

Bright Future

New ways of working together

Human Mind

Consciousness uncovered

Life Reimagined

Synthetic biology and more

Renewable Energy

Sustainability and storage


Healthy food for a growing world

Mobility & Space Flight

Transportation for tomorrow
I am at a lot of conferences, and I can say that this was by far the most interesting, energetic and diverse I have witnessed in a long time.

- Participant Curious2018


Our strategic partners, exhibitors and sponsors share a common vision for the transformative power of science and technology. Become a strategic partner for this unique event!
Incredible networking opportunity.

- Participant Future Insight Days 2021

Latest Tweets

Find the latest social media posts and updates of the Curious – Future Insight™ Conference.
It's the events like these that keep me inspired and excited for the future.

- Participant Curious2022

Dream Board

The Future Insight™ prize is awarded to honour outstanding achievements in science and technology that help to realize visionary dream products important for humanity.
What are your dream products? Which products or technologies do you think should be developed within the next 35 years? What are your dreams for a bright future where science & technology can contribute to make a difference?
Such days let us hope for the world

- Participant Curious2018


Discover the latest videos and take a look inside past conferences to get a taste of what’s in store at Curious2024 – Future Insight™ Conference.
The ambitious look far ahead is unique.

- Participant Future Insight Days 2021

The Curious Future Insight Conference is the place to meet the people that shape the global future of science & technology.

Conference Lead: Dr. Ulrich Betz, Vice President Innovation, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. Thank you for your interest in the Curious – Future Insight™ Conference. Feel free to get in touch if you have any questions about participation or partnerships

Truly a marvelous event

- Participant Future Insight Days 2021

Are you curious and want to read more about future insights in science and technology?
Read the proceedings of the Curious2022 conference!

This book expands the debate on the future of science and technology and explains the vision of the Curious conference. Explore breakthrough technologies together with some of the world's leading scientists, top managers and entrepreneurs. Get to know the latest scientific developments that are paving the way to new therapies and shaping the future of healthcare, medicine, the life and material sciences, digitalization and new ways of working together. The final section of the book invites readers to reflect on ethical principles that guide our application of science and technology to create a better world for humanity.

Want to know more about Curious2018?

Buy the 2018 book. Find out how it all started and much more!