Prize Reception of the Inventor of the LCD

Prize Reception of the Inventor of the LCD

Martin Schadt, inventor of the world’s first flat-panel liquid crystal display, better known as LCD, was awarded the “Lifetime Achievement” Prize of at the European Inventor Award 2013. He said he was “very surprised” to receive the award “because my colleagues did beautiful work too. It must have been a difficult decision”.EPOAward
Schadt’s technology has paved the way for low-energy devices, such as flat screens, tablet computers and mobile phones, now used by millions of people worldwide.
The European Patent Office (EPO), attributes the European Inventor Award annually to honor outstanding inventors for their contribution to social, economic and technological progress.

European Inventor Award 2013

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