4JET winner of Deutscher Gründerpreis Award 2011

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4JET GmbH – supplier of laser systems to the photovoltaics- and automotive industry – has been awarded the Deutscher Gründerpreis Award 2011. The award – backed by Porsche, the German magazine STERN, ZDF Television and the Sparkasse Banking Group – was handed out to 4JET for exceptional growth and a business model that promises strong further growth.

Runners-up included Inventux Technologies AG – a leading supplier of micromorph thin-film modules – as well as OrWo Net AG that provides web based digital printing solutions. Bio-Tech company CEGAT GmbH received the award as the best start-up company.

About the German Founder’s Award

The German Business Founder Award is the most important award for outstanding entrepreneurs in Germany. The aim of the initiative is to promote a positive entrepreneurial climate in Germany and to encourage self-employment. The prize is awarded annually in the categories of students, StartUp, Climber and Life business. Exceptional contractor services can be honored with a special prize. the German Gründerpreis is awarded a star by the partners, Sparkassen, ZDF and Porsche, are involved since 1997 for the promotion of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial culture. The German Business Founder Award is supported by a high-caliber board of trustees which will act as sponsor for the nominees and winners. Supporters of the German Founders Award, the Bertelsmann AG, the Gruner + Jahr AG, the Süddeutsche Zeitung and the insurance of financial institutions. Cooperation partner is the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology.