The Slovak Centre of Scientific and Technical Information, the Slovak Academy of Sciences and the Association of Slovak Scientific and Technological Societies have announced the 22nd annual of awarding leading Slovak scientists, technologists and young researchers from all fields of science and technology - the Scientist of the Year 2018.
The objective of the Scientist of the Year event is to professionally and socially highlight the most significant personalities of scientific sphere, as well as the best results in science and research in Slovakia. The event is held under the auspices of Mr Andrej Kiska, the President of the Slovak Republic and Mrs Martina Lubyová, the Minister of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic. The award ceremony was held on May 13, 2019 at 2 pm in the Hall of Mirrors of the Primate´s Palace at 2 Primácialne námestie in Bratislava.
The winner of the Innovator of the Year Award is:
from the Faculty of Manufacturing Technologies TUKE based in Prešov, awarded for innovative technical solutions in the field of automation and machine and process control protected by patents and utility models.