The former members of the jury of the Berthold Leibinger Innovationspreis and Zukunftspreis:

  • Professor Dr. Theodor Hänsch, (2008–2016)
    Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics / Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
  • Professor Dr. Ursula Keller, (2008–2016)
    Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Institute for Quantum Electronics 
  • Professor Dr. John Stuart Nelson, (2008–2016)
    Medical Director of the Beckmann Laser Institute
  • Professor Dr. Orazio Svelto, (2008–2014)
    Politecnico di Milano
  • Stephen Anderson, (2006–2014)
    SPIE-The international society for optics and photonics 
  • Professor Dr. Hans-Peter Berlien, (2002–2014)
    Laser Medical Department, Elisabeth Hospital Berlin
  • Professor Hans-Jürgen Warnecke, (2000–2014)
    Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation (†)
  • Professor Dr. Hans-Jürgen Quadbeck-Seeger, (2008–2012)
    formerly BASF AG 
  • Professor Helmut Hügel, (2004–2012)
    Universität Stuttgart 
  • Professor Dr. Hubertus Christ (†), (2000–2012)
    formerly ZF Friedrichshafen AG and President of VDI  
  • Professor Dr. Herbert Walther (†), (2006)
    Max-Planck-Institut für Quantenoptik  
  • Dr. Paul Seiler, (2004–2006)
    formerly TRUMPF Laser GmbH + Co. KG 
  • Professor Dr. Steven L. Jacques, (2002–2006)
    Oregon Health & Science University 
  • Professor Dr. Joachim Milberg, (2000–2006)
    formerly BMW AG 
  • Professor Dr. Akira Matsunawa (†), (2000–2004)
    Osaka University 
  • Professor Dr. Charles H. Townes (†), (2000–2004)
    Stanford University
  • Dr. Reinhard Wollermann-Windgasse, (2000–2002)
    formerly TRUMPF Laser- und Systemtechnik GmbH 
  • Professor Dr. Hans-Joachim Queisser, (2000–2002)
    Max-Planck-Institut für Festkörperforschung 
  • Professor Dr. Hubert Markl (†), (2000–2002)
    formerly President of Max-Planck-Gesellschaft