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Jacob Grimm Award presented to Norbert Lammert

1 June, 2017:

The award recipients of the German Language Culture Award 2017 have been named. Information about Norbert Lammert and the other award recipients is availablehere (in German).

Vocational Training

New perspectives for carvers – launching a stonemason training program in Lviv

22 May, 2017:

The Eberhard-Schöck-Stiftung and the Iwan Trush College of Decorative and Applied Art have signed a partnership agreement in Lviv. Together, they plan to launch a technical training program with a focus on restoration stonemasonry work in the city. In working with stone, the college currently focuses on carving and has a strong artistic orientation. The tremendous need for restoration in Lviv, given the innumerable architectural treasures found in just the facaded in the old town, requires more extensive technical skills and expertise in modern restauration techniques, however. Therefore, the current training program will be expanded and enhanced with these components.

Prizes and Awards

New in our development program: The award for talented young precast concrete parts workers

6 March, 2017:

During the evening event of the 61st annual BetonTage (“Cement Days”) event, the best Precast Concrete Parts Worker apprentices for the first time received an award co-sponsored by the Eberhard-Schöck-Stiftung. The concrete industry’s vocational promotion center BFF (Berufsförderungswerk für die Beton- und Fertigteilhersteller e.V.) in Ostfildern awarded the prize to three young men who completed their vocational training with distinction. The BBF has more information at


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Winners of the Schöck Award for Innovation in Building and Construction announced

6 March, 2017:

The award recipients were presented and honored during the Schöck Bauteile GmbH industry forum. A video about the award and this year’s winners is available here.

Prizes and Awards

2017 winners of the Schöck Bau-Innovationspreis (Schöck Award for Innovation in Building and Construction) announced

2 February, 2017:

This year’s Schöck Award for Building and Construction goes to: Christine Bongardt, M.Sc., RWTH Aachen, Sabrina Langer, M.Sc., TU Darmstadt and Rabea Sefrin, M.Sc., TU Kaiserslautern. The awards will be formally presented at a ceremony in Ulm, Germany on February 23, 2017. Congratulations!