12 Oct 2023
EARTO Innovation Awards go to UAR Linz and Fraunhofer Gesellschaft
EARTO, the European Association of Research and Technology Organisations, has announced the winners of the EARTO Innovation Awards 2023. This year's awards go to Upper Austrian Research (UAR) – Linz Center of Mechatronics (LCM) and Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft - UMSICHT. The announcement was made on 11 October 2023 during a ceremony held in Brussels.
UAR – Linz Center of Mechatronics received the award in the Impact Delivered category for the development of eVSP, an electric propulsion solution with remarkable results to decarbonise the shipping industry towards a zero-emission model. Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft - Institute for Environmental, Safety and Energy Technology (Fraunhofer UMSICHT) received the award in the Impact Expected category for the development of AEROPlaster, a revolutionary manufacturing process for super-insulating aerogels, which paves the way for the best insulation material to be made available to the mass market.
On the same day, EARTO published the 2023 edition of its Innovation Awards online brochure. The brochure includes articles on all RTOs that took part in this year’s competition, as well as articles on RTOs International Network (RIN), with a special focus on the 6 EARTO Awards finalists.
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