The award is valued at 25,000 euros and aimed at renowned researchers.
Candidates who can provide references of their outstanding scientific achievements in fundamental research and/or technology development in the areas of glass and related advanced materials, components and systems in the fields of optics and electronics, solar power, health and living are once again welcome to apply for the Otto Schott Research Award 2014.
The deadline for submitting applications to the Donors' Association for the Promotion of Humanities and Sciences in Germany, Barkhovenallee 1, 45239 Essen (Heidhausen), Germany, either by traditional mail or e-mail is on July 31, 2013. Detailed information on how to apply, the award itself and previous award winners can be found at: http://www.otto-schott-research-award.de
SCHOTT is an international technology group with more than 125 years of experience in the areas of specialty glasses and materials and advanced technologies. SCHOTT ranks number one in the world with many of its products. Its core markets are the household appliance, pharmaceuticals, electronics, optics, solar power, transportation and architecture industries. The company is strongly committed to contributing to its customers’ success and making SCHOTT an important part of people’s lives with its high-quality products and intelligent solutions. SCHOTT is committed to managing its business in a sustainable manner and supporting its employees, society and the environment. The SCHOTT Group maintains close proximity to its customers with manufacturing and sales units in 35 different countries. Its workforce of around 16,000 employees generated worldwide sales of approximately 2 billion euros for the 2011/2012 fiscal year. SCHOTT AG, with its headquarters in Mainz, Germany, is owned by the Carl Zeiss Foundation.