Cool Award 2015 (en)

The Award for

energy-efficient Micro- and Nanotechnologies

As in previous years, we are

awarding the Cool Silicon Award 2015 in two categories: energy-efficient solutions

and scientific papers published between May 2014

and May 2015.

Take this opportunity to

communicate your success!

As award winner, your project will be publically presented as a model for

energy efficiency. The first placed winner will receive the Cool Award Trophy

and the second as well as third placed a certificate honoring the submitted

solution or paper.

The highest award is endowed with € 2,500, the second with € 1,000 and the

third with € 500.

Selected experts of Cool Silicon e.V. members as well as international project

partners will decide on the Cool Award’s winner. Standardized

assessment criteria are set as benchmark for the jury’s decision applying for

all submitted projects.

The award’s ceremony takes place at this year’s SEMICON EUROPE on the 7th

of October at “MESSE Dresden”. One day before, the award winners will have the chance to present their energy-efficient solution or paper within the “Low

Power Conference” (also at MESSE Dresden).

All companies and research as well as educational institutions that

successfully worked on energy-efficient solutions or publications can apply. Please

submit your application documents by sending an E-mail to 

Please indicate the following facts within your application:



  • Interdisciplinary meaning of

    the paper

  • Degree of innovation
  • Market potential
  • Possibility of utilization (

    marketability, transformation into a product)

  • Former


  • Energy savings (quantified)


efficient solutions:

  • Degree of innovation
  • Proven cost savings
  • Possibility of utilization (

    marketability, transformation into a product)

  • Energy savings
  • Benefits/costs
  • Potential market penetration

Deadline for applications: 31st of August 2015.

If you have any questions, we are pleased to help you. Feel free to contact

us via telephone: +49 (0) 351 8925 800.