Friday Night, November 29th efficient design team proudly recieved the arward excellent place in the land of ideas 2013/14. The ceremony was held at the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering at the framework “long night of science” in Jena. Efficient design is one of one hundred winners among more than one thousand applicants. In the category environment the team convinced the jury with its new approach in designing solar facades. The city of tomorrow shall benefit from these aesthetic and energy efficient arrangements. The initiative “Germany – Land of ideas” with national sponsor Deutsche awarded efficient design for their convincing solution. Director of the Fraunhofer IOF Prof. Dr. Andreas Tünnermann commented: “We are very proud of this award and optimistic that this idea will spread. At the moment we are talking with solar companies about partnerships in module production”. Furthermore, Minister of Science Christoph Matschie congratulated in person.