Winner of the Reineccius Medal for 2012 – Dr. Norbert Allnoch honoured as a pioneer and lateral thinker

Since 2008, the Reineccius Medal has been awarded in Steinheim to pioneers and lateral thinkers. This year, at a ceremony that took place on 3 November, the award was presented to Dr. Norbert Allnoch in honour of his 30 years of work in the field of renewable energies.
Reiner Reineccius (1541 - 1595) was a historian and academic who had rendered outstanding service in researching the history of the ancient world and developing the laws and methods governing the writing of history. To commemorate his legacy, the town of Steinheim makes an annual award in the form of the Reineccius Medal. Previous recipients have been Prof. Dr. Klaus Töpfer (former Federal Minister for the Environment), Dr. Tanja Busse (journalist, author and radio presenter), Professor Dr. Franz Walter (political scientist), Professor Heribert Wiedemeier (recipient of the NASA Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal).

Released on: 2012-11-05