Innovation Award 2023 – and the winner is Civan Lasers!

The Innovation Award is organised by the british publishing house Europa Science and LASER World of PHOTONICS.

For the third time, the award was hosted at LASER World of PHOTONICS. Exhibitors of LASER World of PHOTONICS and World of QUANTUM could submit their innovation in different categories. With more than 50 submissions, the Innovation Award was again a great success.

In 2023, Civan Lasers won the 5,000 euro Innovation Award for its DBL 100 KW. Congratulations!

The category winners 2023

  • Civan Lasers – DBL 100 KW (Laser systems for industrial production engineering)
  • Twenty-One Semiconductors GmbH - MEXL Gain Crystals (Laser and optoelectronics / Illumination and energy)
  • PicoQuant – Luminosa (Biophotonics and medical engineering)
  • Ushio, high power 700nm laser diode (Quantum Technologies)
  • Trioptics - OptiSurf® with LensGage (Optics / Manufacturing technology for optics)
  • Castor Optics - Thorlabs - 2 Mode Selective Photonic Lantern (Sensors, test and measurement / Optical Measuring Systems / Imaging)

Photo gallery of the Innovation Award 2023

Jury of the Innovation Award 2023

Name Company
Name Adam T. Clare Company Association of Laser Users (AILU)
Name Tom Hausken Company Optica – formerly OSA
Name Chris Yates Company Vision Ventures, Germany
Name Dr. Wilhelm Kaenders Company TOPTICA Photonics AG
Name Prof. Peter Loosen Company Fraunhofer-Institut für Lasertechnik ILT
Name Prof. Jürgen Popp Company Leibniz-Institut für Photonische Technologien Jena
Name Dr. Peter Soldan Company VDI Technologiezentrum GmbH
Name Prof. Ronald Sroka Company LIFE-Center, Hospital of University Munich
Name Dr. Wenko Süptitz Company SPECTARIS
Name Prof. Andreas Tünnermann Company Fraunhofer-Institut für Angewandte Optik und Feinmechanik IOF
Name Prof. Paul Urbach Company TU Delft