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Awarded Adlershof people and projects


Fam­ily-friendly em­ployer: Leib­niz-In­sti­tut für Kristallzüchtung

Adlershof-based research institute re­ceives the cer­ti­fic­ate for the audit beru­fund­fam­ilie (work and fam­ily audit) again:

On September 30, 2018, the Leibniz-Institut für Kristallzüchtung (IKZ) was awarded the berufundfamilie audit certificate for further three years. The certificate is awarded to the institute for its commitment in the area of...


Boreal Light is European Food Startup of the Year

Adlershof company wins FoodNexus Startup Challenge :

15 startups from 8 European countries pitched their innovation to experts. The jury unanimously voted for Boreal Light as the winner.. More Information... on Youtube...


Prof. Dr. Bernd Rech has become a new member of acatech

Accolade and social commitment at the same time:

The German “National Academy of Science and Engineering – acatech” has admitted Prof. Dr. Bernd Rech, an expert in renewable energies, into its circle of members. Bernd Rech has headed the Institute of Silicon Photovoltaics...


Fresh ideas in particle and dispersion sciences

Nominated for LUM Young Scientist Award 2018:

The 8th International Conference Dispersion Analysis & Materials Testing is hosted by LUM GmbH in Berlin, Germany, from 29-30 January 2018. Here, during this now traditional interdisciplinary event, particle scientists meet...

ESR on a Chip


Miniaturised spectrometer wins first prize at international conference

Device from Helmholtz laboratory fits a box 10 cm on a side:

A Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin (HZB) team together with experts at Ulm University and the University of Stuttgart have designed an electron spin resonance spectrometer that fits a box 10 cm on a side. The team presented the...

N. Koch. Bild: HZB


Distinguished Award 2017 for Novel Materials and their Synthesis

Prof. Norbert Koch was awarded:

At the IUPAC NMS-XIII conference in Nanjing, Professor Dr. Norbert Koch has been awarded the "Distinguished Award 2017 for Novel Materials and their Synthesis "of IUPAC (International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry) and...

Dr. Lisa Torlina. Foto: Herbort


Groundbreaking insights in basic research

Physicist Lisa Torlina receives Marthe Vogt Award for her doctoral dissertation at the Max Born Institute:

The Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V. (FVB) is granting this year’s Marthe Vogt Award to Dr Lisa Torlina for her doctoral dissertation in quantum mechanics. In the course of her work at the Max Born Institute for Nonlinear Optics...

Günter Steinmeyer


Award for Prof. Dr. Günter Steinmeyer

Adlershof Physicist has been elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society:

Prof. Dr. Günter Steinmeyer, Head of the Department of Solid State Light Sources at the Max Born Institute and since September 2017 Professor of Nonlinear Ultrafast Optics at the Department of Physics at the...

SBC FoodTech


WINTURE amongst winners of Startup Bootcamp FoodTech 2017 in Rome

Adlershofs Boreal Light GmbH one of Germany's Top 30 Start Ups:

Boreal Light GmbH with its brand name WINTURE has been selected among the top 9 FoodTech startups in Rome in 2017. That opens the door for many investors to the company as well as finance opportunities and networks. ...


Dr. Kaspars Dadzis received international LIMTECH young scientist award

Researcher at IKZ is developing new methods for the growth of crystalline materials:

Dr. Kaspars Dadzis (Leibniz Institute for Crystal Growth) has received the LIMTECH Young Scientist Award 2017 for his work in the field of model experiments and numerical simulation in crystal growth. From 2002 to 2007, Mr....

Sicoya gewinnt 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 confirmed. Six start-ups from France, Germany, India, Bangladesh and Nigeria...

Innovationspreis 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. The SENperc PV is used for quality control for PERC cell back side...


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

Dissertation des HU-Physikers trägt zur Vereinfachung störungstheoretischer Berechnungen in der Stringtheorie bei:

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 a member of IRIS Adlershof, has been awarded the Carl-Ramsauer-Prize 2016...

Dr. Maria Richter. Foto: Leibniz-Gemeinschaft/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 theoretical and practical methods to visualize the ultrafast response of atoms and molecules...

Nominierte für Innovationspreis Berlin Brandenburg


SENperc PV nominated for the “Innovation Award 2016”

SENTECH Instruments ist für das neue SENperc PV aus 120 Bewerbungen für den Innovationspreis 2016 Berlin Brandenburg nominiert worden:

SENTECH is very proud to announce that the new SENperc PV has been nominated for the Innovation Award 2016 Berlin Brandenburg. The innovative tool features quality control for PERC cell back side manufacturing in the...

Neysha Lobo Ploch © TU Berlin/PR/Anna Groh


Chorafas Prize awarded to Neysha Lobo Ploch

Dissertation zur Realisierung hocheffizienter UV-LEDs erneut gewürdigt:

Dr. Neysha Lobo Ploch has been awarded with the renowned Dimitri N. Chorafas Prize for her thesis entitled "chip designs for high efficiency III-nitride based ultraviolet light emitting diodes with enhanced light...

Falling Walls Venture 2016


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 science competition on 8 November in Berlin. The company nominated by Max Planck...

Preisträger Johannes Walter (GER),  Johann Lacava (CH), Jurypräsident Prof. Dr. D. Lerche (GER), Michel Vong (CH),  Preisträger Samuel J. Skinner (AUS) (v.l.n.r.)


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 Award (YSA) 2016. LUM GmbH traditionally awards this prize for outstanding...

Während der Jubiläumsfeier bedankt sich Rainer Erdmann, Geschäftsführer und einer Gründer der Firma PicoQuant bei Partnern, Kunden, Mitarbeitern und seiner Familie.


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 thus founded the company PicoQuant.  Support from the Federal Ministry of...

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 is granted by an international scientific committee, consisting of members...