Dr. Peter Gluche - GFD Gesellschaft für Diamantprodukte mbH


on 2 May 1968 in Oldenburg, Lower Saxony


1990-1996 electrical engineering at the University of Ulm
1996-2000 PhD in engineering, University of Ulm


Topic: 'Production and Characterisation of Micro-Sensors and Micro-Actors on CVD Diamond Layers’

Professional Career:

Since March 1999 co-founder of GFD Gesellschaft für Diamantprodukte mbH (The Corporation for Diamond Products), executive partner.
The GFD is a spin-off from the University of Ulm and the DaimlerChrysler Research Centre Ulm, with headquarters and production in Science Park II in Ulm. With a staff of six employees, GFD produces innovative diamond components for the clock industry and diamond-coated tools for industrial material processing.


Various publications in the fields of electrical engineering and material sciences.


Merckle Research Prize 1997
Gruenderland Baden Wuerttemberg Award 1999
StartUp National Award winner 1999
Leonhard Klein Prize 2000
VDI Prize for Innovative Material Applications 2004

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