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Winners of the Challenger Project Award


The winners for the Photonics Challenger Award on International level are choosen by an international jury including 14 fab labs and 11 photonics institutes. Each country participating in this PHABLABS 4.0 project nominated participants of their local Challenger Projects to join the international Photonics Challenger Award. All participants have submitted a video explaining their projects. All project can be found on the PHABLABS 4.0 youtube channel. 

In the category of the students (15-18y) the magic dress was choosen.


The magic dress lights up in different colours with different pitches. Congratulations Sara, Giulia, Cristina &Dai from Italy! They receive a ticket to Maker Faire in Barcelona to present their project. 

In the category of the young professionals, the Photonics greenhouse was choosen. The Photonics Greenhouse shows an eco-friendly way to grow your plants efficiently with photonics. Congratulations!