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Process Technology Award

The Process Technology Award is for novel approaches to chemical process technology in industry, leading to superior process economics and sustainability. Sponsored by Scientific Update.

Current Winner

Process Technology Award winner John Blacker

Process Technology Award 2005 Winner

John Blacker, Avecia Ltd, UK

Rules and Criteria

  • Run biennially
  • Open to everyone without restrictions
  • Candidates are permitted to nominate themselves
  • One page CV for the candidate which should include their date of birth, website URL, summary of education and career, a list of 5 relevant publications, total numbers of publications and patents
  • A one page supporting statement addressing the selection criteria, which can be viewed through the link on this page
  • Nominations open 1 September 2010 
  • Nominations close 31 January 2011
  • Award winner will be chosen by the Industry & Technology Forum Awards Committee
  • Award winner receives 2000, a medal and a certificate     


We would like to thank Scientific Update for their generous support of this award.


Scientific Update

Previous Winners

Process Technology Award Winners

2001 - present

Nomination Information

Guidelines for Nominators of Awards

Includes nomination requirements, selection procedure and timeframe information on making a nomination for an RSC Award

Selection Criteria for RSC Awards

Selection criteria to be addressed in the supporting statement