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Queens Hotel, Leeds  |  15 June 2017

GSK Innovation Award

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PURPOSE

 

This Award is for the company or operating unit which can provide the most successful examples of innovation – turning ideas into money – in an area of its business that helps solve today’s societal challenges.  Examples of challenges that judges would expect to be addressed by applicants include climate change, water conservation, environmental improvement and an ageing population. The judges will be looking for a clever idea that has been cleverly implemented for commercial success and the benefit of the UK Chemical Industry

 

 

ELIGIBILITY

 

The Award is open to any company working in or providing services to the chemical industry. Following initial judging, applicants will be notified if they have been short-listed by 28 April. The winner will be announced at the Chemical Industry Awards Dinner on 15 June in Leeds and a representative from each short-listed company will receive an invitation to attend. Winning applicants should be willing to participate in publicity.

 

 

CRITERIA

 

The innovation activity can be in any area of a business related to the chemical industry; this can include, for example: research and development, technology, or operations. Judges will assess the business benefits of the innovation, exploitation potential, novelty value, benefit to the company, and contribution towards Sustainable Development.

 

 

JUDGING

 

The judging panel will consist of the Sponsor, a CIA member of staff and an independent expert.

 

 

CLOSING DATE

 

Entries to be made electronically, in confidence to Mike Lancaster on the Entry Form signed by a member of the company leadership team, by 10 April 2017.

 

 

FURTHER INFORMATION

 

For further information please contact:

 

Mike Lancaster

CIA

Kings Buildings

Smith Square

London

SW10 3JJ

 

Tel: 01430 421077

Email: lancasterm@cia.org.uk

 

 

CONFIDENTIALITY

All information provided in the entry form will be treated in the strictest confidence. It will be used solely for the purpose of judging.

 

Applicants will be consulted in case it is wished to use some material for future publicity purposes or for development of case studies.

 

 

Please click here to download the application form.

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