Schott is accepting submissions for the 13th Otto Schott Research Award, which grants €25,000 (about $33,000) for outstanding scientific achievement in glass research. The international prize, first awarded in 1991, is given every other year, alternating with the Carl Zeiss Research Award. Candidates must provide evidence of achievement in fundamental research or technology development in the areas of glass and related advanced materials, components or systems for optics, electronics, renewable energy, health and living. To apply, visit www.otto-schott-research-award.de. Submissions are due July 31. Left to right, are Hans-Joachim Konz, member of the board of management of Schott AG and chairman of the board of trustees of the Ernst Abbe Fund; 2012 Otto Schott Research Award winners Joachim Deubener of TU Clausthal, and Adriany C. Wright of Reading University; and Ernst Abbe Fund board of trustees member Reinhard Conradt.