The Finalists 2022 & 2020

Finalists of the Innovation Award Laser Technology 2022 & 2020

The official presentation of the finalists of the Innovation Award Laser Technology 2022 as well as 2020 will be presented on May 4, 2022 in the Coronation Hall of the City Hall in Aachen during AKL'22 – International Laser Technology Congress. Due to the Corona pandemic, the event could not take place in 2020.

The Innovation Award Laser Technology is an European research and technology prize provided with 10.000 Euro prize money and awarded at 2-yearly intervals jointly by the associations Arbeitskreis Lasertechnik e.V. and the European Laser Institute ELI in recognition of outstandingly innovative work in the field of laser technology.

Finalists of the Innovation Award Laser Technology 2020

We are glad to announce you the following finalist teams for the Innovation Award Laser Technology 2020:

1st PRIZE: Active Speed Control - Camera-Based Sensor System for Closed-Loop Feed Regulation in Laser Cutting

TEAM REPRESENTATIVE: Dr. Boris Regaard, TRUMPF Werkzeugmaschinen GmbH & Co. KG, Ditzingen, Germany

 

2nd PRIZE: New Laser Solution for Defusing Unexploded (UXO) by the Use of a Disposable 3D Printed Tool Head

TEAM REPRESENTATIVE: Dr. Oliver Meier, LASER on demand GmbH, Burgdorf, Germany

 

3rd PRIZE: Unlimited Flexibility for Short Pulse Laser Applications

TEAM REPRESENTATIVE: Dr. Maik Frede, neoLASE GmbH, Hannover, Germany

Finalists of the Innovation Award Laser Technology 2022

We are glad to announce you the following finalist teams for the Innovation Award Laser Technology 2022:

1st PRIZE: ScanFieldMonitor (SFM)

TEAM REPRESENTATIVE: Stefan Wolf, PRIMES GmbH, Pfungstadt, Germany

 

2nd PRIZE: Innovative Surfaces using High-Speed Laser-Biomimetics

TEAM REPRESENTATIVE: Dr. Tim Kunze, Fusion Bionic GmbH, Dresden, Germany

 

3rd PRIZE: Finally United: OCT-Based Process Control and On-The-Fly Remote Laser Welding in One Tool

TEAM REPRESENTATIVE: Thibault Bautze-Scherff, Blackbird Robotersysteme GmbH, Garching bei München, Germany