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We are seeking nominations for:

ASBTE Conference Travel Award

ASBTE Award of Research Excellence

ASBTE Emerging Leadership Award 2022

In 2023, we will be seeking nominations for the ASBTE Award of Excellence and Emerging Investigator Award

2022 ASBTE Conference Travel Award

Applications for this award have now closed.


2022 ASBTE Award of Research Excellence 

***Deadline extended to COB on Friday 25th March, 2022***


Eligibility and Guidelines for Nomination:

1.This award recognizes a member of ASBTE who has made a significant contribution to the discipline of biomaterials and tissue engineering

2.Any member of the Society in good standing may nominate candidates for the award

3.The deadline for nomination is 25th March 2022

4.The following information must accompany each nomination:

a.Name and affiliation of three nominating members and statements from each nominator describing the reasons for nomination (1-2 pages).  It is an expectation that the criteria as stated in the guidelines are clearly articulated by the nominations.

b.Name, address and affiliation of the nominee

c.A Curriculum Vitae of the nominee, as far as is known, including education, membership of professional organizations, honours already received, main field of professional activity and a list of publications

5.Only one award will be presented

6.The Award consists of an inscribed medal and will be presented at the ASBTE AGM 2022

Guidelines for the Selection Committee:

The ASBTE Award for Research Excellence recognizes a member of the Australasian Society for Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering who has a made a significant contribution to the discipline of biomaterials and tissue engineering.


The selection panel may rank each nominee on the following criteria and make a judgement as to the best candidate to receive the award:

1. Nominees major contribution to the discipline of biomaterials and tissue engineering: (25 points)

I.publications in peer reviewed journals

II.Citations and h index

III.Books and book chapters

2. Recognition by the International Scientific Community:  (25 points)

I.Invitations to present plenary/keynote lectures in international conferences

II.International Society Fellowships

III.Memberships in Journal Editorial Boards and/or industry Board roles


V.Positions held in professional societies

3. Contributions to Technology Innovations and Commercialisation:(25 points)

I.Patents awarded

II.Commercial outcomes from his/her research

III.Start-up companies established and/or national/global impact of translational research

4. Leadership/mentoring roles: (15 points)

I.Number of PhD students or research scientists mentored

II.Number of post doctoral scientists

III.Leadership positions in university and/or industry

IV.Leadership positions in organising national/international conferences

5. Other Achievements/contributions: (10 points)

I.The selection panel may consider any other achievements/contributions cited in the nomination that may be recognized to demonstrate nominee’s contributions to the discipline. Examples may include industry consultancies, commercialisation, memberships in expert/advisory panels etc 


 Nominations due by COB on Friday 25th March, 2022. Submissions should be emails to bryan.coad@adelaide.edu.au  


***NEW*** 2022 ASBTE Emerging Leadership Award


Applications for this award have now closed.


Previous award winners


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