Innovation competition for new companies


Start-Ups at the LASER World of PHOTONICS

After the successful launch of Start-Up World in 2015, new companies (not more than 5 years old) from Germany and abroad have had an opportunity to present their latest developments live in front of an international audience on an attractive platform at LASER World of PHOTONICS in 2017 again.

The best product innovations in the entire range of optical technologies will receive a PHOTONICS Award at the Start-Up World innovation competition by a first-rate panel of judges.

Winner PHOTONICS Award 2017:
1st Place ContinUse Biometrics
from Israel
with a hand held remote and contactless bio-sensing device
2nd Place ATR Elements
from Germany
with a cost-effective and signal-enhanced silicon ATR crystal for infrared spectroscopy
3rd Place Crystalline Mirror Solutions
from Austria
with semiconductor supermirrors

The prize pool of the PHOTONICS Award 2017 had a total value of EUR 25,000 including cash, exhibition space , visibility, marketing and business support.

Evaluation criteria:

  • Innovation level

  • Business potential

  • Usability

  • Technical feasibility

  • Product availability

Detailed information

Impressions Start-Up World and PHOTONICS Award 2017

  • Partners
    • Anwendungszentrum GmbH Oberpfaffenhofen logo

      Partner: Anwendungszentrum GmbH Oberpfaffenhofen (AZO)

    • Anwendungszentrum GmbH Oberpfaffenhofen logo

      Partner: Anwendungszentrum GmbH Oberpfaffenhofen (AZO)

 
 
 
  • LASER World of PHOTONICS