UTECH Europe and Urethanes Technology International are pleased to announce the launch of the UTECH Europe Awards 2021 to recognise and celebrate achievements and innovations from across the global polyurethane industry.
There are nine categories of Innovation Awards, a Rising Star Award and inductees will also be made to the UTECH Hall of Fame. Nominations and entries in each category are free of charge.
The finalists for each award category below will be revealed in September 2021, with the winners being revealed at UTECH Europe on 16-18 November 2021.
The successful shortlisted finalists of the Innovation Awards will also be on display in a special gallery feature area on the trade show floor.
HALL OF FAME
The UTECH Hall of Fame recognises leaders who have made a significant contribution to the global polyurethane industry and have spent at least 25 years working within the industry.
Previous inductees to the UTECH Hall of Fame include Patrick Thomas, Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Covestro (awarded at UTECH Europe 2018) and John Televantos, Senior Partner at Arsenal Capital Partners (awarded at UTECH North America 2018).
The UTECH Europe 2021 Hall of Fame ceremony will take place on 16 November at UTECH Europe 2021.
RISING STAR AWARD
The Rising Star Award salutes an emerging leader who is making a difference in today's marketplace. This award will go to an individual who the judges believe has made the greatest contribution to their business and who has the greatest potential to make a real contribution to the global polyurethane industry.
The Rising Star Award ceremony will take place on 16 November at UTECH Europe 2021.
The innovation awards will showcase the best polyurethane application and materials/processing developments in recent years. The finalists will be on display in a special gallery feature at UTECH Europe on 16-18 November 2021.
- Automotive Innovation Award
- Footwear/Clothing Innovation Award
- Cold Chain/Refrigeration Innovation Award
- Building/Construction Innovation Award
- CASE Innovation Award
- Flexible Foam Innovation Award
- Rigid Foam Innovation Award
- Environmental Award
- Process Improvement Award
The winners will be revealed at a special awards ceremony live on the UTECH Europe trade show stage on 17 November 2021.
DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS: 1 JULY 2021 | 5PM UK TIME
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