History & Awards

Follow the history, milestones and Awards of g.tec since its foundation in 1999.

History

1996 - 1997 Development of online processing modules
1997 - 1999 Conceptual design and development of real-time processing environment
1999 Foundation of g.tec - GUGER TECHNOLOGIES OEG  in Styria (Austria, Europe)
1999 - 2002 Development of biosignal analysis modules under MATLAB/Simulink
2000 MathWorks connection partner
2002 Member of the EU project PRESENCIA
2004 Foundation of g.tec medical engineering GmbH
2005 New office of g.tec medical engineering GmbH  in Upper Austria (Austria, Europe)
2006 Member of the EU project PRESENCCIA
2008 Member of the EU projects SYNTHETIC FORAGER, RENACHIP, SM4all
2009 Member of the EU project Rehabilitation Gaming System
2009 intendiX: the world's first personal BCI speller released
2010 Member of the EU projects DECODER, BETTER, BRAINABLE, CSI, VERE, ALIAS
2011 Member of the EU Project High Profile
2011 g.tec medical engineering Spain, SL established (Spain, Europe)
2012 Member of the EU Project BackHome
2013  Member of EU project CREAM
2014  g.tec neurotechnology USA, Inc. established (NY, USA)
2015  Coordinator of H2020 project RapidMaps
2015  Coordinator of H2020 project ComAlert
2015  Coordinator of H2020 project ComaWare Phase 2
2016  Coordinator of H2020 project recoveriX Phase 2

Awards

Forward Award 2000 g.tec wins the Forward Award 2000
GEWINN Award for Innovation 2001 g.tec wins the GEWINN Award for Innovation
Austrian Prize of Innovation 2001 g.tec was nominated for the Austrian Prize of Innovation
CinC challange 2006 g.BSanalyze ECG toolbox wins CinC challange
GEWINN-Jungunternehmerpreis 2006 g.tec wins the GEWINN-Jungunternehmer-Wettbewerb  (GEWINN young entrepreneurs contest )
Personal prize of ÖGAHM 2007 Christoph Guger wins a research prize from the Austrian society for mountain medicine
European ICT Prize 2007 g.tec wins the 2007 European ICT Prize
Well-Tech Award 2007 g.tec wins the Well-Tech Award
Fast Forward Award 2008 g.tec wins the Fast Forward Award 2008  
Econovius 2008 g.tec wins the  Econovius
science2business Award 2010 g.tec wins the second prize of the science2business Award
Microsoft Innovation Award 2010 g.tec wins the Microsoft Innovation Award
Pegasus 2011 g.tec wins the Pegasus Award 2011
Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2012 g.tec wins the Ernst & Young World Entrepreneur Of The Year Award 2012
Fast Forward Award 2013 g.tec wins the Fast Forward Award 2013
KMU Nischenweltmeister 2013 g.tec wins the KMU Nischenweltmeister 2013
Austrian prize of innovation 2013 g.tec was nominated for the Austrian prize of innovation 2013
Innovation Prize of Upper Austria 2017 recoveriX motor rehabilitation for stroke patients wins the Innovation Prize of Upper Austria 2017

Master Student And Other Awards

GIT-Prize 2008 Bernhard Großwindhager wins the GIT-Prize
Innovation & Economy Division Health 2010 Bernhard Großwindhager wins the school competition Innovation & Economy Division Health  of the OÖ – Technologie- und Marketinggesellschaft m. b. H.
Project Award 2009 Alexander Berth and Armin Schnürer win the Project Award  for the use of the Brain-Computer Interface in Second Life
jugend innovativ 2009 Alexander Berth and Armin Schnürer come in second at the jugend innovativ
Constantinus Award 2010 Alexander Berth and Armin Schnürer are nominated for the Junior-Constantinus
Prix ARS Electronica 2010 Alexander Berth and Armin Schnürer get an acknowledgement
Innovation & Economy Division Health 2011 Simon Windtner, Michael Höller and Jakob Weiß come second in the school competition Innovation & Economy Division Health of the OÖ – Technologie- und Marketinggesellschaft m. b. H.
EUROINVENT Cyberlife Award 2014 Marian Poboroniuc, Danut Irimia, Florin Serea and Sergiu Hartopanu win the Cyberlife Award "Future Medical Devices
controlled by means of Brain-Computer Interface"of the EUROINVENT 2014
EUROINVENT Gold Medal 2014 Marian Poboroniuc wins the Gold Medal for the project "ONZOFF control method to support Functional Electrical Stimulation-based standing in paraplegia"
EUROINVENT Gold Medal 2014 Danut Irimia and Marian Poboroniuc win the Gold Medal for the project "Facilitating cortical reorganization in stroke patients by means of a Brain-Computer Interface &FES hybrid system"
EUROINVENT Gold Medal 2014 Florin Serea , Sergiu Hartopanu and Marian Poboroniuc win the Gold Medal for the project "New upper limb rehabilitation method in paralyzed people by means of FEs and exoskeletons"
EUROINVENT Gold Medal 2014 Sergiu Hartopanu, Florin Serea and Marian Poboroniuc win the Gold Medal for the project "A new rehabilitation method based on a hybrid FES-mechatronic intelligent robotic glove"