Awarded and certified

Our online application has already been awarded several times, national as well as international. This website shows an overview of our awards.

IKT founder award 2017

07.06.2017 among the top 3 of the IKT founder award 201 in 2017

Four companies were awarded by the Federal Minister of Economics Brigitte Zypries with the coveted award "IKT Foundation of the Year 2017".

The start-up OKINLAB develops an online software that allows people to design their own furniture. With the web service, you can design furniture pieces by simple clicking and pulling the virtual 3D model to your individual needs or adjust it to your own ergonomics. more

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Internet-Start-up of the year 2016

02.01.2017 by okinlab is one of the 12 best Internet Start-ups of the 2016

The year 2017 immediately starts with a great award! honors as one of the 12 best Internet-Start-ups of the year 2016! 'The strict jury of e-commerce specialist journal believes that "so much creativity, diligence und talent has to be rewarded" which is why is honored with this valuable predicate.'

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Kfw Preisverleihung in Berlin
Kfw Preisverleihung in Berlin

04.10.2016 wins the business competition "KfW Award GründerChampions 2016" in the name of Saarland

The Okinlab GmbH is state champion with the software within the nationwide business competiton KfW Award GründerChampions 2016. The prize is awarded as a part of the Deutsche Gründer- und Unternehmertage (deGUT). The ceremonious award presentation takes place on october 6th at the Federal Ministry for Economy and Energy in Berlin. more

Deutscher Gründerpreis 2016
Deutscher Gründerpreis 2016 - Finalist, Foto: Bärbel Schmidt


Deutscher Gründerpreis 2016 - Finalist

Affordable furniture from individually shaped by the customer and produced by the carpenter just around the corner - this innovative concept by "OKINLAB" delight not only design aficionados but also the top-class casted expert jury hochkarätig of the Deutscher Gründerpreises

This is why the duo from Saarbrücken earns the nomination for the Deutscher Gründerpreis 2016 in the category StartUp. more

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Die Kultur- und Kreativpiloten


Winner Kultur- und Kreativpiloten 2015

Since 2010 the German government annualy awards the „Kultur- und Kreativpiloten“-price to 32 entrepreneurs from German cultural- and creative industry. This years it is the first time that a entrepreneur from German federal state Saarland is among the contest winners: the start-up „OKINLAB“ from the city of Saarbrücken.

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Green Selection 2015


Green Selection 2015

Around 400 participants from 21 countries have applied for the Green Product Award 2015. The field of competitors ranged from students to international entrepreneurs.

Our furniture editor is among the best products and so it is going to "Green Selection 2015"!

Preisverleihung durch Sigmar Gabriel
Award ceremony at CeBIT 2014


Grand prize IKT Innovativ - CeBIT 2014!

The Federal Minister of Economy and Energy, Sigmar Gabriel, has awarded today at the CeBIT in Hannover the winners of the latest contest round of the "Gründerwettbewerb - IKT Innovativ". "The founding team of "OKINLAB" from Saarbrücken offers costumers an innovative web-application for self creating of furniture."

The'Gründerwettbewerb – IKT Innovativ', organised by VDI/VDE Innovation + Technik GmbH, is used by the Federal Ministry of economy and energy (BMWi) to award start-ups, whose innovative information- and communication technnology represent the key component of a product or service. 236 teams have participated at the contest round 2014. Among congratulants was Saarland Minister of Economy Anke Rehlinger.

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Software-Cluster-Innovation Fair - CyberForum


Overall winner of 3. Software-Cluster-Innovation Fair - CyberForum!

At 12. November 2013 the 3. Software-Cluster-Innovation Fair took place in FZI House of Living Labs in Karlsruhe.

Winner of the category ,Enter the Market' was the team of "OKINLAB", they had developed a software to create organically shaped furniture. With their intuitive web-application the customer can create individual furniture by themselves. The "OKINLAB" team was altogether also able to gain the most investments so in the end they could celebrate a double victory.

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OKINLAB wins international business-plan-contest!

It was searched for the best business plan of the large region (Germany, France, Luxembourg, Belgium).

"OKINLAB", the 'Laboratory for Architectur and Design' managed to win over the international jury in the final pitch in Luxembourg with its innovative 3D-web-application.

This application enables people for the very first time to design their furniture online by themselves. That means to freely shape it and then give it to production."

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The KWT at Saarland University


Start-up contest of the Saarland University!

"OKINLAB" wins start-up contest of the Saarland University!

It was searched for the best business idea at the University and its research institutes. "OKINLAB" could convince the selection committee with its innovative business idea 'freely shapable custom made furniture’ and was able to gain the 1. place in 2013.