"Best Paper Award"
Micro System Technologies 2005. International Conference & Exhibition on Micro-, Electro-Mechanical, Opto- & Nano- Systems, München, 5.-6. Oktober 2005, for the Paper:
P. Benkart, A. Munding, A. Kaiser, M. Bschorr, A. Heittmann, H. Hübner, H.-J. Pfleiderer, E. Kohn, and U. Ramacher: 3-Dimensional Chip Integration Scheme.

"Merckle Forschungspreis 2006"
Dedicated to the Research Group:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Erhard Kohn, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hans-Jörg Pfleiderer, Dipl.-Ing. Alexander Kaiser, Dipl.-Ing. Peter Benkart, Dipl.-Ing. Andreas Munding, Dipl.-Ing. Markus Bschorr;
For their work on the development of a 3D chip stacking technology to be used e.g. for highly complex imaging systems.
Ceremony at the University of Ulm, November 13, 2006.

Press note
Newspaper: SüdwestPresse, 14.11.2006
Newspaper: Schwäbische Zeitung, 14.11.2006
Uni Ulm Intern, November 2006