2022 Houska Prize All Stars

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2022 Houska Prize All Stars

The B&C Private Foundation  announced a special prize for 2022: the 2022 Houska Prize All Stars. This award recognized the achievements of projects nominated for the Houska Prize between 2005 and 2020 which had gone on to achieve the greatest commercial success.

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Two 1st Prize Winners: Stefan Pogatscher and Clemens Zierhofer

From a longlist of 28 submissions, a high-calibre expert jury selected the winning projects in a two-stage process. The winners were announced at the Houska Prize award ceremony on 28 April 2022. For the first time there were two first place winners: Stefan Pogatscher from the Montanuniversität Leoben and Clemens Zierhofer from the University of Innsbruck.

To the Award Ceremony 2022

Winners and Nominees

Project lead Project

University of Innsbruck, Department of Mechatronics

Univ.-Prof. DI Dr. Clemens Zierhofer

1st Prize: Design and Realisation of a Cochlear Implant System for Fine Structure Simulation

Montanuniversität Leoben, Chair of Nonferrous Metallurgy

Univ.-Prof. DI Dr. Stefan Pogatscher

1st Prize: Manipulation of Aluminium Tempering Kinetics for Traffic and Transport

University of Innsbruck, Institute for Ion Physics and Applied Physics

Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Armin Hansel

3rd Prize: PTR-TOF trace gas analysis

Vienna University of Technology, Institute of Materials Science and Technology

Univ.-Prof. Jürgen Stampfl, Univ.-Prof. Robert Liska, Univ.-Prof. Aleksandr Ovsianikov

Nominated: 3D-Printing – Let there be Light!

Marinomed Biotech AG

Dr.in Eva Prieschl-Grassauer

Nominated: Carragelose – Prophylaxis and Treatment of Viral Respiratory Infections

Submission Criteria

The 2022 Houska Prize was awarded in the form of a special All Stars prize. Participation was open to all nominated projects submitted by universities and small and medium-sized businesses between 2005 and 2020. The Advisory Committees and Expert Jury nominated five projects, which were in with a chance of winning the All Stars special prize.

 

List of eligible projects:
projects nominated from 2005 to 2020

Submission and evaluation criteria:
2022 Houska Prize All Stars terms of submission

The 2022 Houska Prize All Stars was endowed with total prize money of EUR 250,000. B&C increased the prize money to EUR 340,000 to provide the  two first place winners with vouchers with a value equivalent to EUR 150,000 each.

The prize was awarded in the form of continuing education/research vouchers for training and development spendings, infrastructure investments or research services.

1st prize: voucher with a value equivalent to €150,000
2nd prize: voucher with a value eqivalent to €60,000
3rd prize: voucher with a value equivalent to €20,000
2 nominees: vouchers each with a value equivalent to €10.000
01.10.
2021
Beginning of submission period for 2022 Houska Prize All Stars
30.11.
2021
End of submission period for 2022 Houska Prize All Stars
01.12.
2021
Project evaluation by the Advisory Committee an Expert Jury
01.03.
2022
Announcement of nominees
28.04.
2022
2022 Houska Prize All Stars award ceremony
Houskapreis Gala

2022 Houska Prize All Stars - Nominees nicht sichtbar

The B&C Private Foundation has announced a special prize for 2022: the 2022 Houska Prize All Stars. This award will recognize the achievements of projects nominated for the Houska Prize between 2005 and 2020 which have gone on to achieve the greatest commercial success.

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Five projects nominated for the 2022 Houska Prize All Stars

The deadline for submissions for the 2022 Houska Prize All Stars was 30 November 2021. The projects entered have been evaluated in a two-phase process by the members of the a high-level Advisory Commitee and an internationally respected expert jury. Out of 28 submissions the best 5 projects were selected for the final. The winners will be announced at the Houska Prize award ceremony taking place on 28 April 2022.

2022 Houska Prize All Stars - Submission open nicht sichtbar

The B&C Private Foundation has announced a special prize for 2022: the 2022 Houska Prize All Stars. This award will recognize the achievements of projects nominated for the Houska Prize between 2005 and 2020 which have gone on to achieve the greatest commercial success.

Submissions open until 30 November 2021

Submissions for the 2022 Houska Prize All Stars are online only and must be entered between 1 September 2021 and midnight on 30 November 2021 at the latest. Please note that the submission form is in German only.

Submit here

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Registration for the Award Ceremony

In the 2022 Houska Prize All Stars, the B&C Private Foundation will be paying tribute to the nominated projects submitted between 2005 and 2020 which have gone on to achieve the greatest commercial success. Austria´s top researchers will be awarded with the prestigious Houska Prize at a festive award ceremony.

Thursday, 28 April 2021, 7:00 p.m. CET
Museumsquartier, Museumsplatz 1, A-1070 Vienna

Please note, that only persons who have been sent an invitation with a registration code can register to attend the award ceremony. The event will be streamed online on our website to enable anyone to see the ceremony. The event will be held in German.

register here

The event is organized according to the criteria of the Austrian Ecolabel for Green Events. Please support our green event and use public transport when you arrive.