Recognition of responsible entrepreneurship

Zedler-Group have committed themselves to increasing responsible mobility and therefore also live up to their social responsibilities. This exceptional committment towards their employees and the environment does not remain unnoticed:

Over the past years Zedler – Institut für Fahrradtechnik und -Sicherheit GmbH have received multiple awards for their performance.

2016

Award as Top Ten Company 2016 within the state prize for young companies of L-Bank and the German state Baden-Wuerttemberg

2016

Award as one of 5 finalists from Baden-Wuerttemberg in the competition "Grand Prix of Small and Medium Business" 2016 of the Oskar-Patzelt-Foundation

2016

Reaching the top 20 of companies competing for the state prize for young companies in 2016 (Landespreis für junge Unternehmen 2016) of L-Bank and presentation of the company in front of the jury

2016

Nomination by the City of Ludwigsburg for the competition "Großer Preis des Mittelstandes" (Grand Prix of Small and Medium Business) of the Oskar-Patzelt-Foundation and making it on the nationwide jury list for the "Grand Prix of Small and Medium Business", the award winners and the finalists for the premier are chosen from

2015

Awarded as "Hero of the new mobility" by the Baden-Wuerttemberg Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure. The heroic deed: Dirk Zedler's commitment for a worldwide safe use of (electric) bicycles as an environmentally friendly means of conveyance

2015

Nomination by the City of Ludwigsburg for the competition "Großer Preis des Mittelstandes" (Grand Prix of Small and Medium Business) of the Oskar-Patzelt-Foundation and making it on the nationwide jury list for the "Grand Prix of Small and Medium Business" the award winners and the finalists for the premier are chosen from

2015

Dirk Zedler was awarded a badge of honour for his longstanding voluntary work as examiner for the CCI Stuttgart region

2014

Finalist at Business Award for the Environment Baden-Wuerttemberg

2014

Being on the nationwide jury list for the "Grand Prix of Small and Medium Business" the award winners and the finalists for the premier are chosen from

2014

Nomination by the City of Ludwigsburg for the competition "Großer Preis des Mittelstandes" (Grand Prix of Small and Medium Business) of the Oskar-Patzelt-Foundation

2014

Award winner "Medium-Sized Company Award for Social Responsibility in Baden-Wuerttemberg 2014" for the voluntary social commitment of the company

2014

Public appointment and swearing-in of graduate engineer Dirk Zedler as an expert for bicycles and electric bicycles at the CCI Stuttgart

2011

Winner of the statewide competition awarding Baden-Wuerttemberg’s most bicycle friendly employer

2011

Second place in the national competition awarding Germany’s most bicycle friendly employer

2011

Judge at the Eurobike iF Design Award

2010

Foundation of Zedler – Institut für Fahrradtechnik und -Sicherheit GmbH

The term "Institut" as part of the company name is a protected term which requires certain characteristics. The fact that a GmbH (limited company) may use the term as part of its name even though it neither has got university character nor is a state institution is due to the significant amount of research and development work we conduct as well as personal initiative.

2009

Awarded by the German health insurance company AOK in its "Bike to work" initiative

2007

Appointment of Dirk Zedler as a voluntary examiner of the board of examiners "bicycle technician" of the CCI Stuttgart region

1994

Public appointment and swearing-in of graduate engineer Dirk Zedler as an expert for bicycles at the CCI Stuttgart