- On the occasion of the birthdays of Maximilian Haider (60) and Harald Rose (75) a congress was held on february 19th 2010 in Heidelberg. It dealt with the "Advances in Corrected Electron Microscopy in Materials Science and Biology".
- In 2005 CEOS won the Innovation Award of the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg.
- In 2006 Maximilian Haider, Managing Director of CEOS, received the
Karl-Heinz-Beckurts-Preis together with Harald Rose and Knut Urban for the development of the Cs-Corrector.
- In 2008 Maximilian Haider together with Harald Rose and Knut Urban received the Honda Prize
for their achievements in aberration-corrected transmission electron
microscopy for high-resolution visualization of atomic structure.
- In 2011 Maximilian Haider received the renowned Wolf Prize in Physics together with Prof. Harald Rose and Prof. Knut Urban.
- In 2014 Maximilian Haider received the "Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award" together with Prof. Harald Rose and Prof. Knut Urban.
"When other had given up on the goal of achieving subatomic
precision, the three formed a team, secured funding and, within a
decade, had solved the problem and designed a working prototype", the
BBVA Foundation said in their press release.