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Sicoya wins ‘Start Up Energy Transition Award’


Sicoya wins ‘Start Up Energy Transition Award’

Innovative business ideas for the energy tradition rewarded:

The winners of the ‘Start Up Energy Transition Award’, presented by the Deutsche Energie-Agentur (dena) – the German Energy Agency – have now been...

SENTECH CEO Dr Krüger and employees receiving the Innovation Award 2016


SENperc PV wins “Innovation Award 2016”

Measuring device is used for quality control for PERC cell manufacturing in the photovoltaic sector:

SENTECH is winner of the Innovation Award 2016 Berlin Brandenburg. The SENperc PV was honored as one of the five most innovative products of 2016....


Dr. Lorenzo Bianchi awarded with Carl-Ramsauer-Prize 2016

Dr. Lorenzo Bianchi, former member of the Emmy-Noether Junior Research group of Dr. Valentina Forini in the working group of Prof. Jan Plefka, who is...

Dr. Maria Richter. Photo: Leibniz Association/David Ausserhofer


Dr. Maria Richter of the Max Born Institute receives the Promotion Prize 2016 of the Leibniz Association

At its annual meeting the Leibniz Association in Berlin awarded physicist Maria Richter for her outstanding doctoral thesis:

Dr. Maria Richter developed in her PhD thesis "Imaging and controlling electronic and nuclear dynamics in strong laser fields" new...

Nominierte für Innovationspreis Berlin Brandenburg


SENperc PV nominated for the “Innovation Award 2016”

SENTECH is very proud to announce that the new SENperc PV has been nominated for the Innovation Award 2016 Berlin Brandenburg. The innovative tool...

Neysha Lobo Ploch © TU Berlin/PR/Anna Groh


Chorafas Prize awarded to Neysha Lobo Ploch

Dr. Neysha Lobo Ploch has been awarded with the renowned Dimitri N. Chorafas Prize for her thesis entitled "chip designs for high efficiency ...


Vaxxilon named “Science Start-Up of the Year 2016”

Award in the “Falling Walls Venture” Science Competition:

Under the motto “Building bridges, transcending borders”, 23 start-up companies presented their research projects at the Falling Walls Venture...

Awardee Johannes Walter (GER),  Johann Lacava (CH), President of the Jury Prof. Dr. D. Lerche (GER), Michel Vong (CH),  Awardee Samuel J. Skinner (AUS), from left to right


Australian and German Researchers awarded Young Scientist 2016

For the first time two awardees honoured for outstanding scientific results in Dispersion Analysis & Materials Testing:

One session of this year‘s International Workshop Dispersion Analysis and Materials Testing in Berlin was again dedicated to the Young Scientist...

Rainer Erdmann, Managing Director and one of the founders of PicoQuant gives partners, customers, staff and his family props during the festive soiree.


PicoQuant – Counting Photons since 20 Years

Company celebrates 20 years of excellence in time-resolved optical instrumentation:

In 1996, four young scientists and engineers set themselves the goal to develop optical instrumentation designed by scientists for scientists and...

Dr. Benjamin P. Fingerhut - Foto: MBI


Benjamin Fingerhut wins Robin Hochstrasser Young Investigator Award

Group Leader of the Junior Research Group “Biomolecular Dynamics” was honoured:

Dr. Benjamin Fingerhut, junior group leader at the Max Born Institute (MBI) receives the 2016 Robin Hochstrasser Young Investigator Award. The award...

Red Dot Award


ISAS design wins a Red Dot Award

Corporate Design of the Research Institute awarded:

We have known it for a long time, but now we have it "in red and white", so to speak: Our ISAS Corporate Design is really special. That ...

Dr Bernd Gruska presenting the new SENperc PV at on-site session „Top 10 Highlights“


SENperc PV awarded at photovoltaic exhibition in China

SENTECH’s new metrology tool for solar cell production was one of the "Top 10 Highlights" at the SNEC PV Power Expo 2016:

SENTECH presented the new, innovative SENperc PV – a metrology tool for quality control in PERC solar cell manufacturing. Al2O3/SiNx layer stacks and...

from left: Klaus Hirzel (CEO Lufft), Alexa Schick-Hirzel (Marketing Lufft), Ranga Yogeshwar (Journalist). Credit: KD Busch/compamedia


Lufft joins Germany's innovation elite

Sensor manufacturer ranks among the top 100 companies:

For the twenty-third time, the TOP 100 - Germany’s most innovative small and medium-sized companies - are acclaimed. This year, G. Lufft Mess- und...


Bessel Prize for Prof. Dr. Gabriele Travaglini

45.000 EUR for research at the institute of physics and IRIS Adlershof:

Prof. Dr. Gabriele Travaglini from Queen Mary University London receives the Friedrich-Wilhelm Bessel Prize from the Alexander-von-Humboldt...

Leibniz President Matthias Kleiner, Neysha Lobo Ploch, Walter Gibas, Jens Raß, Tim Kolbe (from left)


Adlershof start-up UVphotonics awarded with Leibniz-Gründerpreis 2016

UV photonics will bring innovative UV-LED technology to market:

FBH's start-up company UVphotonics NT GmbH has been awarded with the Leibniz-Gründerpreis (Founder Award) 2016. The prize is endowed with ...