This scheme is for scientists whose research has been commercially exploited for significant wealth generation or societal benefit in the UK.
The award is open to any post-doctoral researcher in academic organisations, research institutes or any other research and technology organisation, including SME commercial organisations.
Nominations for are invited from all Fellows of the Society, Society research award holders, research institutions and industry. Self-nominations are allowed.
Applicants should ensure that they meet all the eligibility requirements.
The prize consists of a silver gilt medal, a prize of £5,000 and a research grant of up to £25,000.