This year, the TheoPrax Foundation honored four outstanding school projects with the TheoPrax Award 2016. The award ceremony took place during the final Lab2Venture event on November 24, 2016 at the Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology. We received several donations for this year’s award and we thank our supporters:
Trumpf GmbH & Co. KG
CSS GmbH
Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology 
Ernst & Young GmbH

Arndt-Gymnasium Dahlem, Berlin, in cooperation with NatLab, Freie Universität Berlin

Topic:
Film about the frightening extent of food waste

Client:
World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF)

Team of pupils:
Jeremy Deane, Max Gläser, Karl Köppen, Carlo Melerski,
Leopold Schulenburg

Supervisor:
Simona Bleeck, Susanne Heubach, Susann Lange (school),
René Mückai (pupil lab)

Markgrafen-Gymnasium, Karlsruhe, in cooperation with Offene Jugendwerkstatt Karlsruhe e.V.

Topic:
Home-Hive beehive

Client:
BieVital, Marc La Fontaine

Team of pupils:
Pascal Blombach, Ansgar Kasselmann, Janek Stengel

Supervisor:
Sandra Rathgeber (school) und Hans Riehm (youth workshop)

Gymnasium Stephaneum Aschersleben in cooperation with Grünes Labor Gatersleben e.V.

Topic:
Development of a method for isolating amplifiable DNA from corn flour

Client:
TraitGenetics GmbH

Team of pupils :
Martin Junghanns, Thomas Pich

Supervisor:
Enrico Friedel-Treptow (school), Dr. Ute Linemann (laboratory)

Reuchlin Gymnasium Pforzheim

Topic:
Together we are unbeatable

Client:
Schülerakademie Karlsruhe e.V.

Team of pupils:
Celine Kollmar, Pia Kramer, Ann-Kristin Schell, Katharina Wellendorff

Supervisor:
Corinne Meyer