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How to enter the Bio-Based World News Innovation Awards 2019.


The product / chemical / alternative feedstock must have been commercially available in the past twelve months. Proof may be required. 

The sustainability commitment award reflects a change that has been made to existing working practices by a consumer facing brand. 

Only one entry per company per award.

The judges decision is final.

Past entrants may reapply, but not past winners.

How do you enter? 

We have made the entry process quick and easy. 

Send a short abstract about the innovation (500 words maximum) + a maximum of three images (if available)  + one video (if available) + one link where further information can be found (if available) to Editor@BioBasedWorldNews.com with the e-mail marked AWARDS ENTRY 2019

All entries will be thoroughly reviewed and a shortlist created.

Bio-Based Product of the Year / Bio-Based Chemical Innovation of the Year / Best use of alternative feedstocks / Sustainability Commitment Award will be voted for by our jury of independent industry experts after editorial team have checked they match the criteria.

Bio-based industry story of the year 2019 will be voted for online by our community.

What do I get if I win?

Winning a Bio-Based World News Innovation award will enhance your product or projects reputation and marketability plus deliver a message to the industry that you are a leader in bio-based innovation. In addition you receive…

  • Media coverage on all Bio-Based World platforms.
  • Exclusive editorial feature on Bio-Based World News.
  • Exclusive web banner on Bio-Based World News 
  • Promotion to the Bio-Based World News community.
  • Presentation of Award at a ceremony at World Bio Markets (Amsterdam,1st-3rd April 2019)
  • Promotion of winning entry at World Bio Markets 2019 and opportunity to network with other innovators and showcase your innovation at an event attended by bio-based leaders from around the world.
  • Announcement and press release through our external media partners.
  • Right to use the Award in your own promotion and media.

Key dates:

Entries open: Monday 21st January.

Deadline for entries: Friday 15th February

Shortlist announced: Monday 25th February. 

Winners announced and trophies given out on Tuesday April 2nd at World Bio Markets 2019 in Amsterdam 

Who won the awards in 2018? 

Find out here: "With this recognition and thank to the excellent conference hosted by Bio-Based World News, Advonex is poise to launch its products into the European and global markets.”

Good luck! Any questions, please contact our Editor, Luke Upton directly: Luke@BioBasedWorldNews.com