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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


Prizes and Awards

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!

language development

We did it! First graduates have received their certificates

17 November, 2016:

For the past year, the Eberhard Schöck Foundation and the Schöck Family Foundation have been supporting German classes for refugees. Now, the first 32 participants have graduated from the program with their certificates. 5 of them even reached the “B1” level, which allows them to have conversations about many subjects in German. In the meantime, one of the graduates has started training as a Nurse.

Multiplication, Vocational Training

Painter training program in Kiew making progress

9 November, 2016:

Peter Moeller from the Eberhard-Schöck-Stiftung and Toralph Weise from the Foundation for the Promotion of Building and Construction paid an informational visit to the Higher Vocational School for Building and Design in Kiev. They were able to see that the modernized painter training program instituted one year ago is on track. Students and teachers presented their results and gave them the opportunity to look over their shoulders while they were working. With the support of Caparol GmbH, we were also able to set up a new workshop for facade and wall insulation.