The winners of the awards have been selected!

New round for the Start-Up Award and premiere for the Innovation Award. Both prizes were given in cooperation with the British publisher Europa Science.

Innovation Award

The award ceremony was held at LASER World of PHOTONICS 2019 in Munich on our exhibitor evening on Monday, June 24, 2019.

We congratulate the winner Nanoscribe GmbH and the other category winners!


  • Winner Innovation Award 2019:
    Nanoscribe GmbH
  • Biophotonics and Medical Engineering:
    Cycle GmbH
  • Imaging / Sensors, Test and Measurement, Optical Measurement Systems:
    SWIR Vision Systems Inc.
  • Lasers and Laser Systems for Production Engineering:
    TRUMPF Laser- und Systemtechnik GmbH
  • Lasers and Optoelectronics / Illumination and Energy:
    Civan Advanced Technologies
  • Optics / Manufacturing Technology for Optics:
    Nanoscribe GmbH

Impressions of the award ceremony


The prize money of EUR 5,000 for the Innovation Award was sponsored by LASER World of PHOTONICS and the British specialist publisher Europa Science.

Start-Up Award

The winners were announced following a live pitch on June 25, 2019 at 10:30 on the stage of the Photonics Forum “Lasers Materials Processing” in hall A3.

The winners

The prizes

  • 1st place: a Start-Up Award and EUR 5,000
  • 2nd place: a Start-Up Award and a table top at LASER World of PHOTONICS 2021
  • 3rd place: a Start-Up Award

Impressions of the award ceremony

The jury of the LASER World of PHOTONICS Awards 2019

Name Company
Name Dr. Markus Bartram Company Picolas GmbH
Name Jonathan Blackburn Company AILU / TWI Ltd
Name Dr. Wilhelm Kaenders Company TOPTICA Photonics AG
Name Prof. Peter Loosen Company Fraunhofer ILT
Name Jürgen Niederhofer Company Newport Spectra-Physics GmbH
Name Dr. Andreas Olmes Company High-Tech Gründerfonds Management GmbH
Name Dr. Andreas Popp Company TRUMPF Lasertechnik GmbH
Name Prof. Jürgen Popp Company Leibniz-Instituts für Photonische Technologien Jena
Name Gregory Quarles Company The Optical Society (OSA)
Name Dr. Ronald Sroka Company LIFE-Center, Hospital of University Munich
Name Prof. Falk Strascheg Company Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship (SCE)
Name Dr. Wenko Süptitz Company SPECTARIS
Name Prof. Andreas Tünnermann Company Fraunhofer IOF
Name Prof. Paul Urbach Company TU Delft
Name Gabriele Jansen Company Vision Ventures, Germany
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