Berthold Leibinger Innovationspreis 2025

Every two years, the Berthold Leibinger Innovationspreis is presented to honor innovations in laser technology, irrespective of whether the innovation relates to a beam source or an application and whether it was developed by a research institution or is a product of industry.
This form allows to submitt an application or nomination for the Berthold Leibinger Innovationspreis.
Please find all information on the innovation prize on our website at


  • Please upload required documents as pdf after you have filled out the form and verified your e-mail address. After verification, the download area will display at the footer of this form.
  • After registering with you e-mail, you can always return to this form and continue to work on the data.
  • Text boxes for larger texts can be extended by grabing their bottom-right corner.
  • Do not forget to save your changes before leaving or reloading this page and also befor starting the files upload.

1. Before You Start

Please read the terms and conditions as well as the data privacy notice for the Berthold Leibinger Innovationspreis.
We need your consent to save and process your data.

Terms and Conditions

By submitting documents to the competition, the participants agree to the following conditions:

  • The applicant/applicants declare their full copyright to the work submitted and exempt the Berthold Leibinger Stiftung from any third party claims.
  • The applicant/applicants consent to having the data specifically saved and used (see data privacy notice below).
  • Any additional documents submitted by mail cannot be returned.
  • The Berthold Leibinger Stiftung reserves the right to make changes and modifications to the conditions of participation.
  • Legal action is excluded.
Data Privacy Notice

You can review the data privacy statements of the Berthold Leibinger Stiftung on our website here: Data Privacy.

There you can also download and read the document 'Duty to inform according to Art. 13 DSGVO' for the Berthold Leibinger Innovationspreis with the declaration on how we save and process personal data.

Please accept the terms and conditions before you continue.

2. Registration

Please register with your e-mail and enter your contact data below after reading carefully through the following instructions.

  • The e-mail address used for the registration process cannot be changed afterwards! You will have to verify the address before completing the registration process and uploading any documents.
  • Groups appoint a spokes person for correspondance.
  • If you are acting on behalf of an applicant or nominator as assistant or co-worker:
    Please register with an e-mail address to which you have access! We will ask you to verify the e-mail address by sending you a link.
    Enter the contact data fo the applicant or nominator in the contact fields and file your own contact data after selecting "acting on behalf". Here you can also state to be prime contact if you are also acting on behalf of the applicant or nominator after the submission of the application or nomination. 

3. Application or Nomination

Do you wish to apply for yourself and your group or do you wish do nominate a third party?

4. Contacts of Applicant(s) or Nominee(s)

Please enter the name and contact data of the applicant or nominee. 

For groups please enter the data of the spokesperson here in detail
and group members below.

Contact above ist spokesperson of a group of applicants/nominees:
  • Check this only, if the group members are all fellow applicants/nominees and in the follwing eligable for this award's prize and prize money.
  • Please make sure to include anybody who is a major contributor to the innovation. This may be co-holders of key patents or important contributors by other means.

5. The Innovation

In the following, please enter brief data on the innovation.

6. Finalizing

Please finish your entry by September 1, 2024.

You can edit this form using the link in the e-mail you received at any time. If you have any questions or problems please contact Sven Ederer by mail to or by phone at +49 172 768904 (please consider the time zone MET).

When you are finished entering all required data and uploaded the final documents please tick the check box 'Finished'.

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After saving, you need to reenter this form using the link in the e-mail to upload files.