The Friede-Gard-Preis 2021 was awarded to Prof. Dr. Dr.h.c.mult. Hermann Haken and Prof. Dr. Peter Flaschel. The prize awarding ceremony was held at Umwelt-Campus Birkenfeld on October 14th, 2021. A symposium dedicated to the work of the two on the following day.
Professor Haken received the prize for his outstanding merits as the founder of Synergetics, a suitable foundation for an Economics of Sustainability, especially for the creation and elaboration of concepts and methods for the modeling and analysis of complex nonlinear systems with dynamic non-equilibria and self-organization.
Professsor Flaschel was honored for his outstanding merits with regard to the ‚Bielefeld School‘, a suitable foundation for an Economics of Sustainability, especially for the modeling and analysis of social sustainability in macroeconomic models of the Keynesian type.
The recording of the essential parts of the prize awarding ceremony and the symposium (in German) are available on the YouTube-channel of the Friede-Gard-Foundation https://www.youtube.com/@Friede-Gard-Stiftung