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Awards For Innovations

Award for Innovative Polymeric Material

The innovation should be in reference to new polymers, resin(s), additives/ colorants/fillers etc. It may also be functionalization or modification of other Polymeric material(s) including monomers. The success should be either a commercial use, or patent or adaption to a special function. It can also be for helping to reduce carbon footprint and increase energy efficiency.

Award for Innovation in Process

Innovative approach in selecting material(s) and / or process for a consumer good or industrial product. It should be cost effective or should have improved aesthetic appearance or should have improved performance, or, be assembled in an innovative way. It can be also for adapting new process concepts developed elsewhere.

Award for Innovative Product in Flexible Packaging

Any new applications or new design in the field of packaging for enhancement in performance. The success in terms of industrial/commercial use or a patent is desired.

Award for Innovative Product in Rigid Packaging

Any new applications or new design in the field of packaging for enhancement in performance. The success in terms of industrial/ commercial use or a patent is desired.

Award for Innovative Products in Transportation: Surface, Sea, Air

Product shall be built from polymeric materials and contribute towards conservation of resources and environmental sustainability.

Award for Innovative Product (all others)

The product should be made completely from plastics. It could be full or even partial replacement of non-plastic component by plastics material or replacement of multiple parts (separate or assemblies), through cost effective material/ processing. The functional design of product is important, shall be user friendly, safety features built-in.

Award for Innovative Plastics Processing Machinery

Innovations (modification or assembly) in design or in process optimization in minimizing wastage or energy consumption,. The success could be in commercial use or a patent.

Award for Innovative Auxiliary Equipment Used along Plastics Machinery

Innovations (modification or assembly) in design or in process optimization in minimizing wastage or energy consumption. The success should be in commercial use or a patent.

Award for Innovative Dies and Moulds for Plastics

Indigenously designed/modified, developed and manufactured Dies and Moulds for application in any field of Plastics. The mould could even be modified for using raw materials available in India. The success should be either a commercial use or a patent.

Award for Innovation in Green Technology (Conservation of Energy, Green Material and Ecology)

The judicious selection or use of plastics to save energy or material and a change in process of manufacture through green routes is required. The energy saving or ecology improvement may even be indirect. Use of waste plastics in saving fuel or in manufacturing of any useful products is also accepted. For a manufacturing process, energy calculations as well as carbon foot print calculations will be useful.

Award for Innovation in Polymer Waste Management and Recycling Technology

The recycling technology should be such that it gives improved product, or separation of different materials for a better processing or using a different approach for recycled of co-mingled or municipal solid waste.

Award for Excellence in Contribution to Agriculture

The application of plastics products in improving the agricultural products through water management, packing, drying, preservation of agricultural product, soil stabilization etc. Ease of operations by farmers and in particular small to medium farm size farmers through use of plastics is desired.

Award for use of Plastics in Medical and Public Healthcare

Development of products for affordable / cost effective implants, implements and devices., drug delivery systems, drinking water storage & transportation, Polymer membrane for water purification / desalination for overall healthcare.

Award for Innovative use of Polymer in Infrastructure

Innovative use of plastics in any aspect of infrastructure such as geo membranes, geo textiles, claddings, pipes, profiles, protective or decorative coatings etc. Devices for waste water, drainage, sewage treatment system.

Award for Innovative use of Polymer in Defence/Aerospace

Development of Polymers or Products /components in polymers for using in new emerging sectors of Defence and Aerospace.

Award For Best Research (Polymer Sciences, Technology &Engineering)

For Individual/Team of researchers in R&D Institutions &Laboratories, recognising Original research work in Polymeric Materials , in processing of Polymeric material etc leading to prototype development & future industrial application.

Awards for recognising Outstanding Performance, and Distinguished Contribution

Award for Best Performing Female Entrepreneur

Growth in business, initiatives of geographical spread, markets served will be criterion. The company leadership should be provided by a lady or ladies.

Award for Best Upcoming Entrepreneurship

Upcoming and new entrepreneurship in the field of innovative use of plastic products, compounding, processing, advanced applications, which may be new or adapted for Indian conditions. The commercial success should be at least for past two years. The potentially attractive entrepreneurship for export is welcome.

Award for Best Performing Enterprise (Turnover up to 50 crores)

The enterprise engaged in the field of plastics products, machinery, moulds (plastics industry), additives, colorants, fillers, characterization instruments, process machineries or laboratory instruments for plastics operating over past 3 years and turnover up to 50 crores. The enterprise shall be operating observing compliance to applicable Rules and Regulations of the State.

Award for Best Performing Enterprise (Turnover above 50 crores)

The enterprise engaged in the field of plastic products, machinery, moulds (plastics industry),additives, colorants, fillers, characterization instruments, process machineries or laboratory instruments for plastics operating over past 3 years and turnover over 50 crores. The enterprise shall be operating observing compliance to applicable Rules and Regulations of the State.

Award for Best Educational Institution Contributing to Plastics

The existing and approved educational Institution engaged in teaching, research and consultancy useful for plastics industry. The contribution to the problems related to society, agriculture, packaging, waste management as well as any International applications is encouraged. The Institution offering new syllabus, new programs or short term courses needed for the Industry or participating in Indian Standards will be encouraged.

Award for Outstanding Export of Finished Plastics Goods

Enterprise engaged in manufacturing of Plastics Products for global exports and showing healthy growth for past 3 years. Efforts in creating " Made in India " Brand equity will receive attention.

Award for Outstanding Contribution for Image Building of Plastics (Individuals, NGOs, Institution)

Association /NGO must have created awareness in society at large on Safety, Health, and Environment (SHE) aspects to be taken care in using plastics products and disposing after use. Awareness programs conducted at schools, housing societies, and coordination for institute - industry interaction will be valued.