Innovation of the Year Award
Does your lab think outside of the box? Do you ensure that not only is research, service or product delivered to the highest standard, but through distinctly innovative processes that help you stand out from your competitors? This award is open to any commercial or academic lab from any discipline who has conceived a new product, process, or research breakthrough within the last 3 years.
Entry is by a 5 A4 page submission; the judges will be looking for clear information backed up by facts that pays particular attention to the criteria listed below.
Is the product or research an improvement on existing technology and, if so, how much of an improvement?
What are the innovative or unique aspects of this technology or research? How was the idea developed from concept to market fruition, or experimental design and completion?
What is the wow factor? We are looking for products or ideas that leapfrog technology and provide simple and elegant solutions to long standing technical or practical problems.
How competitive is the research or product, and what are its benefits?
What is the potential impact of the technology/product/process or research to the sciences worldwide?