OneDollarGlasses has received multiple international awards
OneDollarGlasses has received several international awards. These include: the first prize of the Siemens Foundation at the “Empowering People Award”, being chosen from 800 projects worldwide; the renowned “Tech Award” (San Jose, USA) and the “Robert E. Hopkins Leadership Award” from the Optical Society.
Next Economy Award
On 7 December 2017 Martin Aufmuth was awarded the renowned Next Economy Award in Düsseldorf. The prize was presented by former international soccer player Philipp Lahm. The prize was awarded by the German Sustainability Award Foundation in cooperation with the Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy, the German Council for Sustainable Development and the German Association of Chambers of Industry and Commerce.
Bavarian State Medal
On 23 June 2017, Martin Aufmuth received the Bavarian State Medal for Social Merit for his commitment with OneDollarGlasses.
Hopkins Leadership Award 2016 of the Optical Society of America
OneDollarGlasses received the Robert E. Hopkins Leadership Award July 2016 from the renowned Optical Society (OSA). With more than 19,000 members in over 100 countries, the Optical Society is the leading association in the field of optics and photonics. This was the first time that OneDollarGlasses was recognized as a groundbreaking scientific invention.
Tech Awards Ceremony in San Jose, California (USA) | © Jakob Mosur[/caption]
On November 11, 2015, OneDollarGlasses received the renowned Tech Award in San Jose (California, USA).
The Tech Awards 2015 laureate: OneDollarGlasses (Youtube)
Special Award “Gesundheit und Medizin in Erlangen e.V.” (Health and Medical Science)
Empowering People Award
On October 30, 2013, OneDollarGlasses won the Empowering People Award of the Siemens Foundation Prize in Nairobi, Kenya. More than 800 organizations and individuals from all over the world competed for the prize (50,000 Euros put back into the OneDollarGlasses organization). The contest honors technical innovations which sustainably improve living conditions in developing countries.