Detector for bats awarded

The regional winner of Baden-Württemberg is Erich Franke. This is the second time after 2008 that the entrepreneur from Remchingen has received the prize endowed with 5,000E by the Ministry of Economics. "The counting of bats is an important indicator for the classification of biotopes. Especially [...] in the run-up to construction measures, the innovative satellite-based monitoring system can make a valuable contribution," explained Richard Drautz, the State Secretary for Economic Affairs the merits of the winning entry. The award ceremony took place in the White Hall of the New Palace in Stuttgart, which is also known as "the state's parlor".