Nemetschek AG: Prof. Georg Nemetschek awarded Konrad Zuse plaque

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Prof. Georg Nemetschek awarded Konrad Zuse plaque

- In recognition of contributions made towards furthering the life's work of Konrad Zuse

- Award presented by the Mayor of the City of Hoyerswerda

Munich, November 25, 2013 - Prof. Georg Nemetschek, entrepreneur, civil engineer, founder and majority owner of the Nemetschek Group has been awarded the Konrad Zuse plaque. This plaque is awarded by the City of Hoyerswerda every two years in honor of Konrad Zuse and his work as the inventor of the world's first program-based computing machine. Recognition is given to persons who cultivate and promote the life's work of Konrad Zuse.

The official ceremony led by Mayor Stefan Skora and the entry in the Golden Book of the City of Hoyerswerda took place on Friday, November 22, 2013. This award is presented to Prof. Nemetschek in recognition of his contribution to furthering Konrad Zuse's invention and in recognition of Nemetschek's commitment to junior talent development.

We come full circle:

- Konrad Zuse, civil engineer and inventor of the first functional computer, set the cornerstone for the use of PCs in the construction industry.

- Prof. Georg Nemetschek, civil engineer and pioneer in the development of the first CAD and CAE software solution, establishes benchmarks for optimizing the processes involved in planning, construction and management.

- As a 'visionary and successful entrepreneur in the development of information technology in the construction industry,' Prof. Nemetschek wins the Konrad Zuse medal in 1997.

- The Nemetschek building is constructed at Konrad-Zuse-Platz in Munich and the company moves there in 2001.

- Prof. Nemetschek is recognized with the Konrad Zuse plaque in 2013.

The City of Hoyerswerda has been awarding the Konrad Zuse plaque for twelve years. Prizewinner Prof. Nemetschek finds himself in excellent company. His predecessors include former Federal President of Germany Roman Herzog.

Pictures of the ceremony in Hoyerswerda are available at the website under:


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Stefanie Zimmermann
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About Nemetschek AG
Nemetschek is a globally leading software provider for the architecture, engineering, construction and management industry (AECM). Headquartered in Munich, Germany, with its 12 brands it today serves more than 800,000 users in 142 countries from more than 40 locations worldwide. Founded in 1963 by Professor Georg Nemetschek, the Group focuses on innovations such as Open Building Information Modeling (Open BIM) for the AECM market of tomorrow. Publicly listed since 1999 and quoted on the TecDAX, Nemetschek achieved 2012 revenues of EUR 175 million and an EBITDA of EUR 41 million.

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