Bavarian State Medal
On 23 June 2017, Martin Aufmuth received the Bavarian State Medal for Social Merit for his engagement with OneDollarGlasses.
Hopkins Leadership Award 2016 of the Optical Society of America
In July 2016, OneDollarGlasses received the Roberte E. Hopkins Leadership Award 2016 from the prestigious 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. For the first time, OneDollarGlasses has been recognized as a pioneer by the scientific community.
OneDollarGlasses received the prestigious Tech Award on November 11, 2015 in San Jose, California.
Empowering people. Award
On October 30, 2013, OneDollarGlasses won the empowering people Award! Martin Aufmuth was awarded first prize by the Siemens Stiftung in Nairobi. The prize, endowed with € 50,000, had been submitted to more than 800 organizations and individuals worldwide. The competition recognizes technical innovations that help to sustainably improve the living conditions of people in developing countries.
Special Award Health and Medicine in Erlangen e.V.
On October 22, 2014, Martin Aufmuth received the Special Award of the Association for Health and Medicine in Erlangen e.V.. Thus, the association honored his special merits by the invention of one OneDollarGlasses and the associated care of visually impaired people in developing countries.