The Awards committee consisting of the CONECTUS Board + eleven other experts in their respective fields have selected the CONECTUS Awards winners from 11 applicants who had send their work for evaluation as follows:
1st and 2nd prize (shared position) Dr. Takanori Motoki from Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan
for his work: Development of homogeneous and high-performance REBCO bulks with various shapes by the single-direction melt growth (SDMG) method
Filip Antoncik from CAN SUPERCONDUCTORS, Czech Republic for his work:
Novel Approach for the Manufacture of Low Porosity, Single Grain EuBCO/Ag Bulk Superconductors Via Modified single-Direction Melt Growth
3rd prize Dr. Cornelia Hintze from THEVA for her work on High-temperature Superconductors for Magnetic Billet Heaters and for urban medium voltage electricity networks.
The winners have been selected by the awarding committee for the high quality of their work presented and for close proximity to market application.
The Conectus Awards were presented by representatives of CONECTUS Board during EUCAS closing ceremony.