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The call for nominations is open!

Deadline for nominations:
extended to 07 July 2017

The Award is sponsored by Perstorp_black_rgb_L


EFCE Press Releases


EFCE Press Release 3/2017
"Call for nominations - Industrial Innovations in Process Intensification 2017"

EFCE  Press  Release 15/2014

"Call for nominations - Industrial Innovations in Process Intensification"


Award Winners




Process Intensification Award


Industrial Innovation




Call for nominationS 2017

The European Federation of Chemical Engineering (EFCE) is pleased to announce the first EFCE Process Intensification Award for Industrial Innovation to be awarded for an outstanding example of industrial application in the field of process intensification.

This document describes how this award series will operate and the rules and procedures governing nomination and selection of candidates.

 The award will comprise:

  • A dedicated plaque
  • Announcement in the WCCE10 Award Ceremony, on the EFCE website and communicated with a press release.
  • A presentation at a special session of the EPIC6 conference (jointly organised with IPIC1 and APSPIS3).

The award will be presented at a special session of the 6th European Process Intensification Conference – EPIC6, jointly organised with IPIC1 and APSPIS3, which will be held in Barcelona, Spain on 1-5 October 2017 in conjunction with WCCE10 (conference website:



  • The award is presented to an employee or a team of employees of a company, who have made excellent contributions to industrial application of process intensification.
  • Nominations may be submitted by employees of companies with operations in an EFCE Member Country.
  • Self-nominations are excluded.
  • No more than one nomination can be submitted by the same person.
  • The nominated industrial innovation must address a topic relevant to the field of process intensification.
  • The nominated industrial innovation must have been developed between 1 January 2015 and 31 December 2016.
  • The nominated industrial innovation must be in the stage of pilot-scale or full-scale industrial operation.

Nomination procedure, supporting documentation and closing date 

Nominations should be submitted as PDF files via email to the "EFCE Process Intensification Award for Industrial Innovation Committee" ( ), which consists of representatives of the EFCE Working Party on Process Intensification.

Supporting documentation: nominations must be submitted as a single package and must contain the following information:

  • Title of the innovation
  • Name, address and website of the company
  • Name, address and e-mail of the employee(s) involved
  • Date of the development
  • Description the unique technical and innovative character and properties of the process. i.e. a summary of the research methodology & results (maximum 100 words)
  • A summary of the market depicting the state of the industry - where does your innovation fit in? (maximum 500 characters incl. spaces)
  • Specification of the results of actual process applications (maximum 3500 characters incl. spaces). Graphs, schemes and pictures can be added as appendix, but should not exceed 3 pages.
  • Overview of the marketing status of the process or technology. i.e. availability, development stage, etc. (maximum 3500 characters incl. spaces)
  • In one sentence, why you think your product/technology should win this Award? (maximum 500 characters incl. spaces)

Note that all of the above documentation should be submitted electronically as a complete package. Nominations which do not conform to these requirements will not be considered. Please also note that entries featuring a significant proportion (i.e. more than 5%) of marketing and sales information compared to scientific/factual evidence will be marked down by the judging committee.

DEADLINE: extended to 07 July 2017

Late nominations will not be considered.


Perstorp_black_rgb_LThe Award is sponsored by PERSTORP AB.

About Perstorp:

Perstorp believes in improving everyday life - making it safer, more convenient, and more environmentally sound for millions of people across the world. As an industrial leader in specialty chemistry, our innovations provide essential properties for products used every day at home and work.
Perstorp's focused innovation builds on more than 135 years of experience, representing a complete chain of solutions.. Manufacturing is based in Asia, Europe and North America, with sales and support in a ll major markets. The Perstorp Group has approximately 1,500 employees and sales in 2016 amounted to more than SEK 11,3 billion.



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