Innovation competition for new companies
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 |
|with a hand held remote and contactless bio-sensing device|
|2nd Place|| ATR Elements |
|with a cost-effective and signal-enhanced silicon ATR crystal for infrared spectroscopy|
|3rd Place|| Crystalline Mirror Solutions |
|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.