ACS Regional Industrial Innovation Awards Program (RIIA) sponsored by the ACS Corporation Associates celebrates the successful innovations of industrial chemists and chemical engineers that contribute to the health of their local and regional economy and the corporate leadership for its advancement of a healthy economy. Awards are given to individuals and teams whose creative innovations have contributed to the commercial success of their company and, consequently, to the good of the community and society.
As an added benefit, the honoree's company will enjoy a one-year complimentary membership to the ACS Corporation Associates (CA) if the company is not currently a CA member company. A representative from the company will be invited to attend an upcoming ACS National Meeting and participate in CA's meetings and ACS National Meeting activities. Travel assistance for the appointed representative may be available.
The event itself, presents a wonderful opportunity for one to peer into the world of industrial research and development. Networking is another important opportunity of the event and key to one’s professional development. You will have the unique opportunity to interact with ACS governance, corporate leadership, industrial chemists, and leaders from academe.
Nominations are due by March 1, 2009 for the Great Lakes, Central and Northwest regions. Southwest, Northeast, Midwest and Southeastern nominations are due May 1, 2009
Middle Atlantic, Central, Northwest/Rocky Mountain, Northeast, Western, Southwest, Midwest, and Southeastern