Awards

We are delighted to have been honoured with a range of International and national awards, including (in the recent past):


  • International Science & Technology Cooperation Award of the People’s Republic of China - the top award by China to foreign scientists, presented to Prof Phil Coates by President Xi Jinping and key Chinese leaders, Great Hall of the People, Beijing 8 Jan 2018
  • Society of Plastics Engineers International Award, the top award of the SPE, presented to Prof Phil Coates at the Plastics Hall of Fame ceremony, Orlando, 7 May 2018
  • James L White Innovation Award of the international Polymer Processing Society, presented to Prof Phil Coates at the PPS-33 international meeting in Cancun, 10 December 2017
  • Sichuan Province, International Science Cooperation Award, first ever awarded, presented to Prof Phil Coates, November 2016
  • Sichuan Province Tianfu Friendship Award, first ever awarded, presented to Prof Phil Coates, Mianyang Sichuan, September 2015
  • Vice Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Achievement, presented to the Science Bridges China team, 2015
  • Insitute of Measurement and Control ICI Prize for best paper award to Prof Adrian Kelly and team
  • USA Medical Excellence Gold Award, made to the Polymer Micro & NanoTechnology team led by Prof Ben Whiteside, 2011
  • Swinburne Award of the Institute of Materials Minerals and Mining, presented to Prof Phil Coates, September 2008
  • EU Regiostars Award to the Polymer IRC’s Centre of Industrial Collaboration, 2008
  • Plastics Industry Award for personal contribution to the sector, to Prof Phil Coates, London, 2006
  • Netlon Gold Medal for Innovation in Processing, presented to Prof Phil Coates, 1999
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