Finalists 2014

Finalist Award
Finalist Award

The jury selected eight finalists for the Berthold Leibinger Innovationspreis from 30 applications and nominations. On April 8, 2014, the finalists had the opportunity to present to the jurors their research and development, market success' and expectations of their innovation.

In the end, the jury had to decide. But also those candidates who were not prize winners received the official award "Finalist of the Berthold Leibinger Innovationspreis" in appreciation of their excellent work.

Development, Setting-Up and Testing of an Indexing System for Laser Beam Welding in Vacuum

Prof. Dr. Uwe Reisgen, Dr. Simon Olschok, Stefan Jakobs, Dr. Michael Mücke

Institut für Schweißtechnik und Fügetechnik, RWTH Aachen, Germany and
PTR Präzisionstechnik GmbH, Maintal, Germany
Website ISF at RWTH Aachen Website PTR Präzisionstechnik GmbH

Tailored High-Performance Laser Optics

Dr. Johannes Ebert, Hartmut Heyer, Prof. Dr. Norbert Kaiser, Prof. Dr. Detlev Ristau

Laseroptik GmbH, Garbsen, Germany
Layertec GmbH, Mellingen, Germany
Fraunhofer-Institut für Optik und Feinmechanik, Germany
Laserzentrum Hannover e.V., Germany
Website Laseroptik GmbH Website Layertec GmbH Website Fraunhofer IOF Website Laserzentrum Hannover

A New Efficient, Compact Vehicular Illumination System Using High-Power Semiconductor Laser Diodes

Dr. Helmut Erdl, Dr. Abdelmalek Hanafi

BMW Group, Munich, Germany

Finalists 2014