Call for awards 2017-2018

The International Bioprocessing Association (an International Forum on Industrial Bioprocesses- IFIBiop- www.ifibio.org] is a non-profit scientific professional forum established with the aim to promote R&D in industrial bioprocesses, bring interaction between the academic institutes and biotech/food/environment industries, interact with industries and help them in resolving their problems as well make them aware with the new developments in related sectors, provide and arrange training in biotechnology, dissemination of knowledge through the organization of lectures, seminars and symposia on scientific programs and societal missions.

IBA confers awards under various categories to encourage and suitably reward its members for their scientific and technological contributions. Applications are invited for the following IFIBiop Annual Awards and Fellows for 2017 and 2018:

  1. Fellow of IBA-IFIBiop: Members of the Forum having long standing and significant contribution to the field as well as eminent scientists/technologists above the age of 50 years on 31st December of applicable year working in various areas of industrial bioprocesses shall be considered to be elected as Fellow of Forum (FIBA). Fellow award will be conferred to a maximum of four persons each year. Award will carry a citation, a certificate and memento/medal.
  2. Young Scientist Award: Any researcher/academician below the age of 40 years on 31st December of applicable year involved in Biotech R&D for his/her outstanding contribution would be eligible. Award will carry a memento/medal, a citation and a certificate.
  3. Outstanding Scientist Award: Any researcher/academician above the age of 40 years but below the age of 50 years of applicable year involved in Biotech R&D for his/her outstanding contribution to the field of Biotechnology –industrial bioprocesses. Award will carry a memento/medal, a citation and a certificate.
  4. Distinguished Scientist Award: Any researcher/academician above the age of 50 years but below the age of 60 years of applicable year involved in Biotech R&D for his/her outstanding contribution to the field of Biotechnology –industrial bioprocesses. Award will carry a memento/medal, a citation and a certificate.
  5. Life -Time Achievement Award: Any researcher/academician above the age of 60 years of applicable year involved in Biotech R&D for his/her outstanding contribution to the field of Biotechnology –industrial bioprocesses. Award will carry a memento/medal, a citation and a certificate.
  6. Honorary Fellow of IFIBiop (only by nomination): Eminent scientists/technologists above the age of 50 years on 31st December of applicable year working in various areas of industrial bioprocesses shall be considered to be elected as Fellow of IBA-IFIBiop. Award carries a citation and a memento. Nomination can be made by only the members of the Central Council of the Forum. For this, the nominee may or may not be member of the Forum.

General terms and conditions:

  1. Nominee/Applicant should be a member of the Forum (except for Honorary Fellow nomination).
  2. Nominee/Applicant must not have been conferred IFIBiop award during last two years, i.e., those won any award during 2015 will be eligible to apply for the year 2018; those won any award for the year 2016 will not be eligible to apply for this call.
  3. call Age proof is required (copy of passport page).
  4. Last date to receive the application is October 31, 2018.
  5. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  6. 5. The awards would be announced and conferred to the winners on 2nd May 2019 during the 8th IBA-IFIBiop Conference to be held at Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia during May 1-5, 2019 for which details can be found at http:// ifibiop.utp.edu.my/

Applications (application form 2017-2018 or click on the link: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1JhlVYamxWem8waYyE0E2t1YmKfF_yrK6RPwHmB64epI/edit?usp=sharing) complete in all respect (entire application as single PDF file) should be sent to Prof Ashok Pandey, International Coordinator, IBA-IFIBIop at ifibiop@gmail.com, ashokpandey1956@gmail.com

Incomplete applications would be rejected without any notice.