Award Winners of the Löhn Award


Award Winners and their Projects:

Optimizing Production Technology for Wiegand Wires Used as an Energy Source

Project Partners: SEW-Eurodrive GmbH & Co. KG, Bruchsal I Steinbeis Transfer Center Material Development and Testing (WEP), Wiernsheim

Complex Automation Replaces Manual Systems in the Production of Circular Knitting Needles

Project Partners: Prym Consumer Europe GmbH, Stolberg I Steinbeis Research Center Automation in lightweight construction processes (ALP), Chemnitz



The Award Winner:

Outstanding Achievements in Technology Transfer

Special Award Winner Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Karl Schekulin


Award Winners and their Projects:

Innovative Test Environment and Software Tools for Modern Driver Assistance Systems

Project Partners: Daimler AG, Stuttgart | Steinbeis Interagierende Systeme GmbH, Esslingen

Raw Data Analysis and Precise Efficiency Measurements for Electric Drives

Project Partners: Hottinger Baldwin Messtechnik GmbH, Darmstadt | Steinbeis Transfer Center Energy-efficient Power Electronics for Electrical Drives and Power Storage Systems, Aschaffenburg

LUVIS – Standardized Conditions for Contrast Sensitivity Testing

Project Partners: VISUS GmbH, Herrenberg | Steinbeis Transfer Center eyetrial at the Centre of Ophthalmology, Tübingen

A Model for Lived Values in Science, Transfer and Society

Special Award Winner Prof. Dr. habil. Hans Jobst Pleitner


Award Winners and their Projects:

Adaptive Control of Welding Processes

Project Partners: Volkswagen AG, Wolfsburg | Steinbeis Transfer Center Applied Production and Joining Technology / ARGOS Systems Engineering, Oldenburg

Laser hardening of Camtronic Camshafts

Project Partners: Daimler AG, Stuttgart | Steinbeis Transfer Center Laser Processing and Innovative Manufacturing Technology, Pforzheim

Committed Professor and Successful Entrepreneur

Special Award Winner Prof. Dr. Joachim Goll


Award Winners and their Projects:

Innovative Method Reduces Testing Time for Zinc Coating Systems

Project Partners: Daimler AG, Stuttgart | Holder GmbH Oberflächentechnik, Kirchheim / Teck | Ingenieurbüro Peter Schrems (IPS), Münster | Steinbeis Transfer Center Corrosion and Corrosion Prevention, Friedrichshafen

Pioneering Measuring System for Characterizing Thermal Interface Materials

Project Partners: Behr GmbH & Co. KG, Stuttgart | Steinbeis Transfer Center for Heat Management in Electronics, Walddorfhäslach

Traditional Organ Building Meets Modern Science

Project Partners: Fraunhofer-Institut für Bauphysik IBP, Stuttgart | Werkstätte für Orgelbau Mühleisen GmbH, Leonberg | Steinbeis-Europa-Zentrum, Karlsruhe | Steinbeis Transfer Center Applied Acoustics, Stuttgart

Entrepreneurial Visionary and Pioneer of Steinbeis

Special Award Winner Prof. Dr. h. c. Lothar Späth


Award Winners and their Projects:

Wireless Sensor Linkage for Didactical Measurement Technology

Project Partners: PHYWE Systeme GmbH & Co. KG, Göttingen | Steinbeis Transfer Center Embedded Design and Networking, Heitersheim

Controlled Self-Healing Process for Electrical, Extremely Stressed Galvanic Systems of High-End Circuit Board Production

Project Partners: Atotech Deutschland GmbH, Feucht | Steinbeis Research Center Material Engineering Center Saarland (MECS), Saarbrücken

BIOLOX® App and BIOLOX® motions: Consulting and Training of Surgeons with Interactive Media for the Handling of Ceramic Hip Joints

Project Partners: CeramTec GmbH, Plochingen | Steinbeis Transfer Center Technical Communication – Paracam, Salach

Steinbeis Quality in the Japanese Market

Special Award Winner Sachihiko Kobori

Machines are His Passion

Special Award Winner Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Eberhard Köhler


Award Winners and their Projects:

High Dynamic Variotherm Technology for the Production of Microfl uidic Components

Project Partners: Sony DADC Austria AG, Anif (Austria) | Watlow Plasmatech GmbH, Kuchl (Austria) | Steinbeis Transfer Center Plastics Center, Bretzfeld

DATA2LINE® – Automated Process for the Detection of Unexploded Bombs as Part of the Explosive Ordnance Disposal

Project Partners: Institut Dr. Foerster GmbH & Co. KG, Reutlingen | STASA Steinbeis Angewandte Systemanalyse GmbH, Stuttgart

Intuitive Software for a New Optical Tool Presetter

Project Partners: NT TOOL Corporation, Takahama City (Japan) | Steinbeis Transfer Center Quality Assurance and Image Processing, Ilmenau

Pioneer in Aircraft and Lightweight Construction

Special Award Winner Prof. Rudolf Voit-Nitschmann

Passionate Innovator

Special Award Winner Prof. Dr. Werner Bornholdt


Award Winners and their Projects:

Clinical Diagnosis of Lysosomal Storage Diseases in Central and Eastern Europe

Project Partners: Genzyme CEE GmbH, Constance | Steinbeis Transfer Center for Biopolymer Analysis, Protein Chemistry and Proteomics at the University of Constance, Constance

New Laser Welding Technique for Rotationally Symmetric Components

Project Partners: Stadtmüller GmbH, Osterburken Steinbeis Transfer Center for Production and Organisation, Pforzheim

Innovative Bending Machine for Induction Conductors Used in Large-scale Generators

Project Partners: Siemens AG Generator Plant, Erfurt Steinbeis Transfer Center Drive and Handling Technology in Mechanical Engineering, Chemnitz

Enthusiastic Problem Solver

Special Award Winner Prof. Dr.-Ing.  Klaus Boelke

Consummate Engineer by Conviction

Special Award Winner Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hermann Kull


Award Winners and their Projects:

Mini Implant Sensor for Non-Invasive Testing of Blood Sugar in Diabetes

Project Partners: EyeSense GmbH, Großostheim | Steinbeis Research Centre International Vision Correction Research Centre (IVCRC), Heidelberg

Local Development Concept for the Municipality of Bad Peterstal-Griesbach

Project Partners: Municipality of Bad Peterstal-Griesbach Steinbeis Consulting Center Regional and Communal Development, Kaiserslautern

Improved Success in Communication at PSD Bank Berlin-Brandenburg eG

Project Partners: PSD Bank Berlin-Brandenburg eG, Berlin | School of Management and Innovation (SMI) at the Steinbeis University Berlin

Innovative Computer Networks in the Development and Production Field

Special Award Winner Prof. Dr.-Ing. Nikolaus Kappen

Trailblazing Research Management

Special Award Winner Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Dr.-Ing. E. h. Max Syrbe


Award Winners and their Projects:

Mathematical Optimization of Satellite Resource Management Systems

Project Partners: OHB Orbitale Hochtechnologie Bremen-System AG, Bremen | Steinbeis Research Center Optimization, Control and Adjustment Control, Grasberg

Graphite-Modified Gypsum Plasterboard

Project Partners: SGL Technologies GmbH, Meitingen | Saint-Gobain Rigips GmbH, Düsseldorf | Steinbeis Transfer Center Plastics and Composites Technology, Naila

Springing into Action

Project Partners: WAFIOS AG, Reutlingen | Steinbeis Transfer Center Quality Assurance and Image Processing, Ilmenau

A Pioneering Bridge-Builder

Special Award Winner Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Prof. h. c. Eberhard Kallenbach


Award Winners and their Projects:

Acknowledgement of Personal Commitment to Steinbeis

Special Award Winner Senator E.h. Dr.-Ing. Wilhelm Schmitt

Constantly Promoting Practical Relevance via Innovative Projects

Special Award Winner Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jürgen van der List with the Steinbeis Transfer Center Microelectronics, Göppingen


Award Winners and their Projects:

Miniaturized Fluorescence Imaging Module for Medical Diagnostics

Project Partners: Sensovation AG, Radolfzell | Steinbeis Transfer Center Medicinal Biophysics, Heidelberg

 Pioneering Achievements in the Technical Consultancy Service

Special Award Winner Prof. Dr.-Ing. Eberhard Birkel


Award Winners and their Projects:

The Rostock Cornea Module RCM: Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopy of the Anterior Eye Segment

Project Partners: Heidelberg Engineering GmbH, Heidelberg | Steinbeis Transfer Center Biomedical Engineering and Applied Pharmacology in the Ophthalmology, Rostock

Systematic Streamlining of Factory Operation

Project Partners: Koenig & Bauer AG, Radebeul | Steinbeis Transfer Center Production Technology and Waste Handling Logistics, Dresden


Award Winners and their Projects:

„ViSCAN“: Light-Based Precision Measurement

Project Partners: Carl Zeiss Industrielle Messtechnik GmbH, Oberkochen Steinbeis Transfer Center Quality Assurance and Image Processing, Ilmenau

In-Vitro Pyrogen Test to Replace Animal Testing

Project Partners: Charles River GmbH, Sulzfeld | Steinbeis Transfer Center In-Vitro Pharmacology and Toxicology, Constance

dm-drogerie markt Puts POS Data Online

Project Partners: dm-drogerie markt GmbH & Co. KG, Karlsruhe | Steinbeis Transfer Center Innovation > Development > Application (IDA), Karlsruhe

Valves Improve Performance and Environmental Friendliness

Project Partners: MAHLE International GmbH, Stuttgart | Steinbeis Transfer Center Mechatronics, Ilmenau

Intelligent Simulation of Passenger Bus Transmissions

Project Partners: Voith Turbo GmbH & Co. KG, Crailsheim | Steinbeis Transfer Center New Technologies in Traffic Engineering, Ulm

Appreciation for Pioneer Work in Technology Transfer

Special Award Winner Prof. Dr.-Ing. Walter Kuntz

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