The SolarWorld Junior Einstein Award

The SolarWorld Junior Einstein Award has been presented since 2006, and is one of the best-known awards in the solar industry. This €5,000 award is presented to up-and-coming researchers who can submit their scientific thesis concerning photovoltaics or related topics like crystallography, electrical engineering, systems engineering or nanotechnology for consideration.

The Junior Einstein Award aims to awaken the interest of young scientists and engineers in the solar industry and promote their innovative ideas. For them, the prize is a good opportunity to introduce themselves to prominent members of the business and scientific communities.

The next SolarWorld Junior Einstein Award takes place during the Intersolar 2018 in Munich. Awards are presented for exceptional scientific work (doctoral theses, diploma theses, master’s theses orbachelor’s theses) that have been evaluated between May 2016 and April 2018.