Borealis Student Innovation Award 2016 Competition for Students (8,000Euros Prize & Sponsored Trip to Linz Austria)

Application Deadline:March 31, 2016.

Borealis Student Innovation Award is an international competition for students from all over the world. Following Borealis’ trailblazing mission of value creation through innovation, our award aims to recognise your innovative thinking and pioneering solutions.

The award recognises and rewards the three most innovative thesis research papers (one for a bachelor’s degree graduate, one for a master’s degree graduate and one for a doctorate degree graduate).

The thesis work shall focus on one of the following research areas:

  • Polyolefin catalysts
  • Olefin and polyolefin processes
  • Polyolefin polymer properties
  • Enhanced olefin analysis and polyolefin characterisation methods
  • Polyolefin applications
  • Sustainability in or with polyolefins or base chemicals
  • Discoveries in the polyolefin world that have a practical relevance for society
  • Base chemical processes (ammonia, nitric acid, fertilizer, urea, melamine, phenol)

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Graduates in the area of sustainability, chemistry, polymer chemistry, polymer science, polymer analytic, technical chemistry, mechanical and industrial engineering or applications with a particular focus on polyolefins, olefins or base chemicals.
  • Your thesis should not be more than two years old and must be finalised by the end of February 2016 to be eligible for the award.

Prize:

Our Borealis Student Innovation Award is an international competition for students from all over the world. Following Borealis’ trailblazing mission of value creation through innovation, our award aims to recognise your innovative thinking and pioneering solutions.

The award recognises and rewards the three most innovative thesis research papers (one for a bachelor’s degree graduate, one for a master’s degree graduate and one for a doctorate degree graduate).

The thesis work shall focus on one of the following research areas:

  • Polyolefin catalysts
  • Olefin and polyolefin processes
  • Polyolefin polymer properties
  • Enhanced olefin analysis and polyolefin characterisation methods
  • Polyolefin applications
  • Sustainability in or with polyolefins or base chemicals
  • Discoveries in the polyolefin world that have a practical relevance for society
  • Base chemical processes (ammonia, nitric acid, fertilizer, urea, melamine, phenol)

What can I win?

  • The Borealis Student Innovation Award consists of a certificate, the award, a trip to Linz, Austria, with a unique networking opportunity and a monetary sum of EUR 5,000 for the doctorate degree graduate awardee, EUR 2,000 for the master’s degree graduate awardee and EUR 1,000 for the bachelor’s degree graduate awardee.
  • The winners will also have the opportunity to visit the Borealis  Innovation Headquarters and present and discuss the thesis work with members of the Borealis research team.

How to Apply:

The Borealis Student Innovation Award application must be in English and consist of the two parts listed below.

  1. A maximum two-page abstract on your thesis
  2. Your curriculum vitae (CV) – maximum two pages
  3. Name and contact information of supervising professor

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Borealis Student Innovation Award 2015 Competition for Students

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