ICIS launches eighth Innovation Awards with call for entries

18 April 2011 16:23  [Source: ICIS news]

LONDON (ICIS)--ICIS on Monday launches the ICIS Innovation Awards 2011. The annual competition, now in its eighth year, recognises outstanding technological and business innovation in the chemical industry.

Dow Corning is the overall lead sponsor for the awards, as it has been from their inception in 2004. CRA returns as the sponsor of the Best Product Innovation category, and US Chemicals is again sponsor of the Innovation with Best Environmental Benefit category.

Joining the sponsors this year is global health, nutrition and materials major DSM, which is supporting the new category of Best Innovation for Sustainability.

John Baker, global editor at ICIS and organiser of the awards, said: “The Innovation Awards continue to grow and gain industry support. We have added a new sponsor and new category this year and look forward to being able to highlight the very best of innovation in the industry later in the year.

“There is tremendous effort and investment going into innovation in the chemical sector today, as companies seek answers to many of society’s global problems.”

The awards are now open to enter, with a deadline of 4 July 2011. The winners will be announced on 17 October.

Click here for more information or to enter the awards
Check out the ICIS Chemicals and Innovation blog

By: John Baker
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