Osram supports talent promotion for lighting designers
Osram sponsored the international talent programme "40under40" again this year, thus supporting the future of lighting design. The winners were honoured on 3rd May at London Hilton Park Lane during the prestigious Lighting Design Award ceremony.
"40under40" honours 40 lighting designers under 40 as representatives of the new generation of lighting design talents and as ambassadors for their industry.
The 22 men and 18 women - selected from over 350 applications - come from 12 different countries, including the UK, Sweden, United Arab Emirates, Turkey, India, China, Brazil, USA, Germany, Italy, Singapore and Sweden. ‘The achievements of these outstanding young people – be they creative, academic or philanthropic – are phenomenal and the selection panel were incredibly impressed,’ said Ray Molony, chairman of the 40under40 international selection panel.
‘The passion and inspiration of young designers is the heart of our industry and is crucial for innovation. We are proud to support "40under40" to promote the talents that are the future of lighting design‘ emphasized Jason Vaughan, Head of Osram Lighting Solutions in the UK.
OSRAM with headquarters in Munich, Germany is a globally leading high-tech company with a history spanning more than 110 years. Primarily semiconductor-based products enable a wide diversity of applications ranging from virtual reality to autonomous driving and from smartphones to networked, intelligent lighting solutions in buildings and cities. OSRAM utilises the infinite possibilities of light to improve the lives of people and societies. With OSRAM innovations we will not only see better in the future but also communicate, travel, work and live better. OSRAM had approximately 26,400 employees worldwide with turnover exceeding 4.1 billion euros to the end of fiscal year 2017 (30 September). The company is listed on the Frankfurt am Main and Munich stock exchanges under WKN: LED 400 (stock exchange symbol: OSR). Further information can be found in the internet at www.osram.com