March 28, 2023
Europe/Berlin timezone

The winners of the HZDR Innovation Contest 2022 have been selected and we would like to take this opportunity to award them and present their innovative ideas. We would therefore like to cordially invite you to the Award Ceremony of the HZDR Innovation Contest on Tuesday, 28 March 2023 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

After a welcome speech by our Scientific Director, Prof. Sebastian M. Schmidt, we hand over the certificates to the award winners. They will present their pitch presentation from the contest. Following each lecture, there will also be the opportunity to ask questions. 


The Winners are:

  • 1st place: Radiolabeled connector molecules to aid drug discovery (Fluorizon) by Dr Austin Craig and Dr Guillermo Luque Consuegra.
  • 2nd place: Low temperature generator with shape memory alloys (Energy Harvest System) by Bruno Neumann and Dr Klara Lünser
  • 3rd place: Gas sensor based on 2D materials by Dr. Artur Erbe, Jens Zscharschuch, Dr. Zahra Fekri, Phanish Chava and Dr. Nikol Lambeva


As an outlook, we introduce you to the new colleagues at transfer & innovation department as well as the offers in the field of entrepreneurship education by our new established HZDR Innovators School.

We would be very pleased to welcome as many colleagues as possible as participants at the award ceremony and thus express our appreciation towards the award winners of the HZDR Innovation Contest. The award ceremony will be held in English.

Registration for this event is currently open.