Messer recently announced the two student winners of the 2010 Hans Messer Prize.
The accolade is distributed to graduates of outstanding academic merit from Frankfurt/Main University of Applied Sciences (FH). This year, Andreas Kopp and Leander Paries won the award which is worth EUR 6000.
2010 marked the 22nd time that this prize had been awarded for final year projects in memory of the late Dr Hans Messer. Dr Messer died in 1997, having served as President and Honorary President of IHK Frankfurt /Main for many years.
During the presentation ceremony at IHK Frankfurt/Main, President Dr Mathias Muller commented, “The Hans Messer Prize is an annual reminder of Dr Hans Messer’s outstanding efforts on behalf of the IHK organisation and industry and commerce in our region. Through this prize, IHK Frankfurt is intensifying cooperation between Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences and regional industry and commerce.”
The presentation was held as part of the 14th Hans Messer Lecture. Professor Albert Speer, Managing Director of AS & P – Albert Speer & Partner GmbH – gave a lecture entitled “Frankfurt Rhine-Main, the ‘region for everyone’ in times of global crises and local resurgence$quot;, in which he talked about current and future developments in town and regional planning in the Frankfurt Rhine-Main conurbation.