Pressemitteilung BoxID: 788520 (SolarWorld AG)
  • SolarWorld AG
  • Martin-Luther-King-Str. 24
  • 53175 Bonn
  • Ansprechpartner
  • Susanne Herrmann
  • +49 (3731) 301-4634

Last Call for SolarWorld Junior Einstein Award 2016!

Application for SolarWorld Junior Einstein Award 2016 open until April 29

(PresseBox) (Bonn, ) The renowned SolarWorld Junior Einstein Award, which comes with 5,000 euros in prize money, will be awarded for an outstanding scientific thesis on photovoltaics or related subjects. University students studying engineering, regenerative energy, chemistry, physics or another area of studies surrounding photovoltaics can apply.

To be eligible, a dissertation, thesis or doctorate must deal with topics related to photovoltaics; those include subjects in systems technology, nanotechnology, general energy technology, crystallography and engineering.  The paper must have been evaluated between April 2015 and April 2016. The closing date for entries is April 29, 2016.  A jury of renowned photovoltaic experts will select the winner.  The prize will be awarded in a ceremony during the Intersolar trade show in Munich, Germany.

In addition, the SolarWorld Einstein Award will be awarded to a figue who has promoted global use of solar energy in a special way. This honor has been awarded since 2005. In the past few years, international personalities from science, politics and society have been honored – among them, Hermann Scheer, Klaus Töpfer, Martin Green, Antonio Luque Lopez, Rupert Neudeck, Muhammad Yunus and Bertrand Piccard.

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SolarWorld AG

SolarWorld manufactures and sells high tech solar power solutions and in doing so contributes to a cleaner energy supply worldwide. The group, headquartered in Bonn, Germany, employs about 3,800 people and carries out production in Freiberg and Arnstadt, Germany; and Hillsboro, Oregon, USA. From raw material silicon to solar wafers, cells and modules, SolarWorld manages all stages of production ‒ including its own research and development. Through an international distribution network with locations in Europe, USA, Singapore, Japan and South Africa, SolarWorld supplies customers all over the world. The company maintains high social standards at all locations across the globe, and has committed itself to resource- and energy-efficient production. SolarWorld was founded in 1998 and has been publically traded on the stock market since 1999. More information: