Steinbeis transfer award / Löhn award 2015


2015 the LUVIS products were awarded with the transfer prize of the Steinbeis-foundation (Löhn award). It was handed over to the project team of the Steinbeis-transfer-center eyetrial from the ophthalmology department, university medical center Tübingen and to VISUS GmbH (Stuttgart/Herrenberg) for common development and market launch of the LUVIS products.

On the 25th of September 2015 about 600 invited guests attended the Steinbeis-evening in the cultural and congress center of Stuttgart Liederhalle, to watch the awarding of the prize, which was first launched in 2004. The transfer prize of the Steinbeis-foundation appreciates extraordinary successul projects of competitive transfer of technology and knowledge and is anually awarded to Steinbeis-enterprises and their project partners. The success of the project is measured on two crucial criteria: quality of the transfer process and visible transfer potential.

With the developement of the Luvis products the project team was able to achieve worldwide first standards in the illumination of vision contrast tests. To this day, no comparable product exists on the market. With Luvis it is possible to create common conditions not only in multicenter clinical studies but also in driving licence vision tests according to the driver`s licence regulation of 2011.

The Löhn prize was initiated for the appreciation of Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. mult. Johann Löhn, former chairman of the foundation and contemporary honorable curator. Previous awardee amongst others are companies like Daimler, dm, Siemens or Carl Zeiss.

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