Conditions For Entry

Applications are accepted in the name of individual researchers and on behalf of whole project groups who have conceived and implemented an outstanding innovation in laser technology that conforms with the technological fields of interest detailed above. In the case of a project group, one individual must be designated as the applicant representing the group. Applications by jury members are not permitted.

Applicants must be able to provide documentary evidence of the innovative value of their work and its benefit to industry. The innovation must have been implemented in industry no more than 3 years prior to application for the award. Applicants must work for universities, R&D centres or companies established in Europe.

Only fully completed applications will be accepted. The application and supporting documentation must be in English and submitted in timely manner before the closing date. By submitting an application, the candidate confirms and agrees to permit publication of the work in question and to attend the official presentation ceremony held during the International Laser Technology Congress AKL - unless prevented from doing so by unavoidable circumstances.