The Berthold Leibinger Innovationspreis

The Berthold Leibinger Innovationspreis honors scientists and developers who make advancements in the field of laser technology. Since 2000, the Berthold Leibinger Stiftung has given the award every two years for excellent research and development work on the application or generation of laser light. 

It is one of the highest remunerated international innovation prizes for laser technology. As of 2018 the three prizes are handed out with a total of € 100,000, none of it earmarked for a specific purpose.

First Prize: 50.000 €Second Prize: 30.000 €Third Prize: 20.000 €

Among all applications and recommendations, the jury nominates the best and most deserving work in the field. The jury is made up of respected experts from science and industry. The finalists are invited by the Berthold Leibinger Stiftung to a jury meeting to present their work in person.