Our Borealis Student Innovation Award is an international competition for students from all over the world. Following Borealis' trailblazing mission of value creation through innovation, our award aims to recognise your innovative thinking and pioneering solutions.
The award recognises and rewards the three most innovative thesis research papers (one for a bachelor's degree graduate, one for a master's degree graduate and one for a doctorate degree graduate).
The thesis work shall focus on one of the following research areas:
The Borealis Student Innovation Award consists of a certificate, the award, a trip to Porvoo, Finland, in May 2017 to visit our Innovation Centre with a unique networking opportunity and a monetary sum of EUR 5,000 for the doctorate degree graduate awardee, EUR 2,000 for the master's degree graduate awardee and EUR 1,000 for the bachelor's degree graduate awardee. The winners will also have the opportunity to present and discuss their thesis work with members of the Borealis research team.
A jury composed of high level Borealis research representatives will assess the incoming abstracts.
Graduates in the area of sustainability, chemistry, polymer chemistry, polymer science, polymer analytic, technical chemistry, mechanical and industrial engineering or applications with a particular focus on polyolefins, olefins or base chemicals. Your thesis should not be more than two years old and must be finalised by the end of February 2017 to be eligible for the award.
Visit our competition platform on Sqore.com to sign up and submit your materials or follow the instructions below to submit your application via email.
The Borealis Student Innovation Award application must be in English and consist of the three parts listed below. The application period begins September 1, 2016 and the deadline is March 31, 2017.
Please send these materials to StudentInnovationAward@borealisgroup.com