Industry Awards

ACS awards in industry celebrate innovations of industrial chemists and engineers, as well as efforts by chemists in industry to promote and encourage work in this field. Awards are given to individuals and teams whose creative innovations contribute to the commercial success of their company and to the good of the community and society. Explore ACS industry awards and learn how to apply or submit a nomination.

Award
Amount: Recognition
Deadline: February 1, 2022

Heroes of Chemistry

Recognizing talented industrial chemical scientists whose work has led to the development of successful commercialized products ingrained with chemistry for the benefit of humankind.

Award
Amount: $5,000 + expenses
Deadline: November 1, 2022

ACS Award for Creative Invention

Recognizing a single inventor for the successful application of chemistry research and/or chemical engineering that contributes to the happiness of people.

Award
Amount: $6,000
Deadline: November 1, 2022

ACS Award for Team Innovation

Recognizing a multidisciplinary team for successfully moving an innovative idea to a commercially-used product in the chemical and allied industries.

Award
Amount: $5,000 + expenses
Deadline: November 1, 2022

ACS Award in Industrial Chemistry

Recognizing contributions to industrial chemical research, such as any field of chemical engineering, pharmaceutical, or biochemical research.

Award
Amount: $5,000 + expenses
Deadline: November 1, 2022

E. V. Murphree Award in Industrial and Engineering Chemistry

Stimulating fundamental research in industrial and engineering chemistry, the development of chemical engineering principles, and its application.

Award
Amount: $1,000 + expenses
Deadline: September 30, 2022

National Chemical Technician Award

Honoring excellence and professionalism among technicians, operators, analysts and other applied chemical technology professionals.