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AVK Innovation Award 2017

Carnivorous plant inspires architecture

Freiburg researchers receive the AVK Innovation Award 2017 for bionic facade shading

The third place of the AVK Innovation Award 2017 in the category "Research/Science" goes to a team with the participation of Prof. Dr. Thomas Speck, Dr. Simon Poppinga and M. Sc. Anna Westermeier from the Plant Biomechanics Group at the Botanical Garden as well as the Freiburg Center for Interactive Materials and Bioinspired Technologies (FIT) of the University of Freiburg.


Prize winners:

Prof. Dr. Thomas Speck, Dr. Simon Poppinga & M.Sc. Anna Westermeier (Plant Biomechanics Group Freiburg / Botanischer Garten der Universität Freiburg), M.Sc. Larissa Born (ITFT Universität Stuttgart), Prof. Dr. Götz Gresser & Prof. Dr. Markus Milwich (Institut für Textil- und Verfahrenstechnik (ITV) Denkendorf), Prof. Dr. Manfred Bischoff & M.Sc. Renate Sachse & (IBB Universität Stuttgart), Prof. Dr. Jan Knippers, M.Sc. Axel Körner, M.Sc. Anja Mader, M.Sc. Saman Saffarian & Dipl.-Ing. Gundula Schieber & (ITKE Universität Stuttgart) und Prof. Dr. Oliver Betz & M.Sc. Paavo Bergmann (Universität Tübingen)



Prof. Dr. Thomas Speck
Plant Biomechanics Group
University of Freiburg
phone: +49 (0) 761 203 2875
email: thomas.speck@biologie.uni-freiburg.de

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