Q: What are the judges looking for?
A: In general, the judges are looking for entries which demonstrate some of the following characteristics: Engineering Excellence, Evidence of Application, Societal Benefit, Process Safety and Sustainability/Environmental Impact.
Q: What is the closing date for entries?
A: All entries for the IChemE Global Awards, IChemE Singapore Awards and IChemE Malaysia Awards should be submitted by 24:00 BST on 30 June 2017.
If you have a problem entering by the deadline, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Q: What does it cost to enter the IChemE Awards?
A: Submitting an entry to the IChemE Awards is free of charge.
Q: Do I need to attend the Awards ceremony to enter?
Q: Can I vote for any of the finalists?
A: Yes, IChemE Members can vote in two categories for the IChemE Global Awards only: Young Industrialist Award and Young Researcher Award. The Awards are determined by the Judges (50% of marks) and online voting by eligible IChemE Members (50% of marks). Online voting takes place in October 2017.
Q: How many awards categories can I enter?
A: See the entry forms for detailed guidance. Most entries can choose up to two Awards categories only. The Awards entry form allows you to select which categories you prefer. In some circumstances the Judges may use their discretion and place your into another category.
Q: How many entries can I or my organisation submit?
A: You can submit an unlimited number of different entries. Please remember that each entry is only allowed to enter a maximum of two Awards categories.
Q: How do I enter the Award for Outstanding Achievement in Chemical and Process Engineering category?
A: Only the winners of each individual category are eligible for the Outstanding Achievement Award. Category winners are automatically entered by the Judges.
Q: When will the finalists be announced?
A: The finalists will be announced in September 2017.
Q: Do I need to be a chemical engineer to enter?
A: No, but your entry should use chemical engineering principles and/or be applicable to the chemical and process industries.
Q: Malaysia, Singapore or Global – which Awards can I enter?
A: If based in Malaysia or Singapore, organisations, teams and individuals should enter their national events, unless entering an award category not available in Malaysia or Singapore. You should also consider entering these Awards if the benefits of your work are derived in Malaysia or Singapore.
All winners from Malaysia and Singapore are guaranteed to make the final stages of the IChemE Global Awards.
Q: Can I submit the same application to all three Awards competitions?
A: No. The same entry can only be submitted to one competition. However, different entries can be submitted to different competitions. Organisations, teams and individuals in Malaysia or Singapore should also follow the guidance here: Malaysia, Singapore or Global – which Awards can I enter?
Q: When can I submit entries?
A: The IChemE Global Awards 2017, the IChemE Singapore Awards and the IChemE Malaysia Awards are open for entries on 1 March 2017.
Q: Can I submit a joint entry with a partner organisation?
Q: What do I need to send with my entry form?
A: Guidance is included on the entry forms. In addition to your completed entry form, we need two things: your logo (or logos if a joint entry) and a jpeg image of your product, project, process, team, facility etc. Entrants for the Young Industrialist Award and Young Researcher Award are also required to send a three page / 1,000 word CV.
Q: Do I need to be an IChemE Member to enter?
Q: When are the three events being held?
A: IChemE Malaysia Awards – 16 October 2017, IChemE Singapore Awards – 19 October 2017, IChemE Global Awards – 2 November 2017, UK