Global Awards 2022



Do I need to be an IChemE member to enter?

No, anyone can enter.

Do I need to be a chemical engineer to enter?

No, but your entry should use chemical engineering principles and/or be applicable to the chemical and process industries.

What does it cost to enter the IChemE Global Awards?

Submitting an entry is free of charge.

Submission guidance

What is the closing date for entries?

The closing date for entries for the IChemE Global Awards is Friday 15 July 2022.

What are the judges looking for?

Every team award is scored using the following headings:

  • Engineering/Professional Excellence
  • Evidence of Application
  • Societal Benefit
  • Process Safety and Sustainability/Environmental Impact.

The specific weighting for each category is different.

How many categories can I enter?

See the entry forms for detailed guidance. Most entrants can choose up to two awards categories. The awards entry form allows you to select which categories you prefer. In some circumstances the judges may use their discretion and place your submission into another category.

How many entries can I or my organisation submit?

You can submit an unlimited number of different entries. Please remember that each entry is only allowed to enter a maximum of two awards categories.

How do I enter the Award for Outstanding Achievement in Chemical and Process Engineering?

Only the winners of each category are eligible for the Outstanding Achievement Award. Category winners are automatically entered by the judges.

Can I submit a joint entry with a partner organisation?


What do I need to send with my entry form?

Guidance is included on the entry forms. For the team awards you may submit one optional supplementary sheet of information not exceeding 400 words. It is at the discretion of the judges whether to review this information.
For the categories of Young Industrialist and Young Researcher you will need to send a CV with your entry (should not exceed three pages/1000 words).

Can my entry include drawings, images and tables with technical information?

You can include drawings, images, and tables with technical information on an additional supplementary document sent alongside your entry form. The word limit is 400 words for the supplementary document.

The awards

When will the finalists be announced?

The awards finalists will be announced in September 2022.

When will the winners be announced?

The winners will be announced live at the IChemE Global Awards dinner on Thursday 17 November 2022.

Where will the IChemE Global Awards dinner be held?

The IChemE Global Awards dinner will be held at the Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel, Manchester, UK.