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The Research Innovation Award aims to encourage innovation, constant environmental improvement and sustainable management of Australia’s water resources. Specifically, this award provides recognition for an environmentally significant research project and/or initiative. Sustainable use of Australia’s water resources is at the heart of this Award.
Open to any Australian institution, organisation, private individual or company that has made a contribution in water research. The outcomes of the research must add to the conservation or better use of water resources, knowledge of water technology, sociology, economics or culture aspects.
The detailed criteria will be based on the nature of each nomination, since the range of possibilities is wide, but the overall attributes sought will include the following:
Please check whether your local branch offers the Research Innovation Award. Where offered, nominations must be entered into the branch awards. Branch winners will be automatically nominated for the national award.
Where no relevant branch awards are offered, nominations can be submitted directly to the AWA National Office.
Judging panel of 3-5 members, consisting of water industry personnel, and the AWA national awards convenor as chair. Judging panel’s decision will be presented to AWA Board for approval.
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Submissions should be submitted electronically and must include the following compiled information:
office closing date is 30 November. Nominations for branch awards close
earlier than the national awards and it is recommended that you check
with your local branch for the relevant closing date.
We invite you to combine resources with AWA and other sponsors to showcase the commitment, innovation and excellence of the Australian water industry by supporting AWA's National Water Awards Program. With your backing this program will continue to be positioned as the premier event to recognise excellence and innovation across the water industry. To learn how your business can partner with AWA on the National Water Awards Program read the Sponsorship Prospectus for the Research Innovation Award.
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