28.04.2023: The FAPS Academic Award Night took place as a glamorous evening event.

On the 28th of April 2023, the FAPS Professional Network (FAPS ProNet e. V.) invited its members to the FAPS Academic Award Night (FAAN) at the JOSEPHS in Nuremberg. The official start of the event took place in the Zukunftsmuseum in Nuremberg, where discussions about the future could be held during a guided tour. Other highlights of the event were the keynote speech by Dr. Daniel Craiovan on the development of the High Energy Photonics (HEP) Center of Siemens Healthineers in Forchheim and the award for special scientific achievements at the FAPS. The award winners were honoured by various laudators with a prize sponsored by the FAPS ProNet e. V.

The following were pleased to receive an award:

  • Manuela Ockel in the category “Master Thesis”
  • Sina Martin in the category “Publication”
  • Dr. Maximilian Metzner in the category “PhD Thesis”

In addition to participating in a guided tour through the Zukunftsmuseum, the keynote speech by Dr. Daniel Craiovan and the award ceremony, the event also provided an opportunity for exchange and networking among ProNet members.

The FAPS congratulates the award winners and thanks the FAPS ProNet e. V. as well as all contributors and all guests for their participation.


Sebastian Anders, M. Sc.

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Institute for Factory Automation and Production Systems (FAPS, Prof. Franke)