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EFCE Working Party awards

for senior researchers or for industrial innovation


The EFCE and its Working Parties have established a series of Awards for long term/lifefime achievements and Distinguished Lectures to recognise an outstanding research career and achievements the scientific fields of the EFCE Working Parties of for industrial innovation

  • CAPE Recent Innovative Contribution Award (RIC)

  • Lifetime Achievements Award in Mixing

    The 2015 Lifetime Achievements Award in Mixing was presented to Professor Harry Van den Akker at the 15th European Conference on Mixing, St. Petersburg, Russia, 28 June - 3 July 2015.  more...
  • Distinguished Lecture in Thermodynamics and Transport Properties (TTP)

    The third Distinguished Lecture of the European Working Party on Thermodynamics and Transport Properties will be delivered by Professor Cornelis Peters during the 14th International Conference on Properties and Phase Equilibria for Product and Process Design (PPEPPD 2016), which will be held in Porto, Portugal from 22 to 26 May 2016.
    He was elected unanimously by the Selection Committee who thereby recognizes his 40 years research contributions to the fundamental understanding of phase theory.

  • Process Intensification Award for Industrial Innovation

    The 2015 EFCE Process Intensification Award for Industrial Innovation has been awarded to the innovation


     developed by

    MICROINNOVA, Austria Microinnova-logo

    in co-operation with Fraunhofer ICT-IMM, Germany Fraunhofen-ICT-MM-logo


    Download Microinnova's press release here

    The Award was presented on 28 September 2015 at EPIC5 held in conjunction with ECCE10/ECAB3 in Nice, France, on 27 September  to 1 October 2015. 

    Presentation-PI Innovation Award

    From left to right: Prof. Tom van Gerven (WP PI Chairman), Dr. Jens Uhlemann, Prof. Jean-Marc Le Lann (EFCE Scientific Vice-President), Dipl.-Ing. Ulrich Krtschil (Fraunhofer ICT-IMM),  Dipl.-Ing. Walter Linhart (Microinnova), Dr. Dirk Kirschneck (Microinnova)

    The EFCE Process Intensification Award for Industrial Innovation is presented to an employee or a team of employees of a company, who have made excellent contributions to industrial application of process intensification.
  • EFCE Life-Time Achievements Award

    At PSE-2015/ESCAPE-25 held in Copenhagen, Denmark in June 2015, the EFCE Life-Time Achievements Award was presented to Professor Jiri Klemes and Professor Ignacio Grossmann received the Sargent Medal of IChemE.



    Presentation of the EFCE Life-Time Achievements Award to Professor Jiri Klemes (L-R): Prof. R. Gani (EFCE President), Prof. J. Klemes, Prof. J.-M. Le Lann (EFCE Scientific Vice-President)




    Presentation of the Sargent Medal of IChemE to Professor Ignacio Grossmann (right)




© DECHEMA e.V. last update November 19, 2015