Once a year, the association "Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft e.V." collects data on research and development activities on behalf of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research in order to seek out particularly innovative companies. This year Polytec PT's continuous research efforts have been rewarded with the "Innovation through Research" seal.

The Stifterverband, one of the largest private patrons of German economics is committed to support academic talents, excellent universities and cutting-edge research. In addition it also examines and evaluates the German research and innovation system. The Stifterverband honors researching organizations and companies for their special communal and societal responsibility with the quality seal "Innovation through Research". Awarded for the first time in 2014 it has a validity of two years.