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Life Time Achievement Award

The purpose of the award is to give recognition to individuals whose life time work has contributed significantly to enhancing European competences in Food Science and Technology.

Nominations will be assessed in terms of overall impact on competences in the European food industry to produce safe, high quality and varied foods that meet the needs of consumers. Achievements which need to be considered are:

leadership in pioneering new approaches and in building effective teams

initiative and vision in bringing together expertise to work effectively across traditional discipline boundaries and overcoming barriers to collaboration.

inventiveness in adapting science and technology for new applications in the food manufacturing area.

leadership in the development and gaining acceptance of good industry practice and standards.

commitment to enhancing the food science and technology skill base in Europe by mentoring young researchers or industry practitioners.

initiative and drive in setting up effective networks of organisations and individuals and in developing means of international communication on food science and technology issues.

effectiveness in promoting consumer understanding of Food Science and Technology

Life Time Achievement Award
The purpose of the award is to give recognition to individuals whose life time work has contributed significantly to enhancing European competences in Food Science and Technology.
Nominations will be assessed in terms of overall impact on competences in the European food industry to produce safe, high quality and varied foods that meet the needs of consumers. Achievements which need to be considered are:
  • leadership in pioneering new approaches and in building effective teams
  • initiative and vision in bringing together expertise to work effectively across traditional discipline boundaries and overcoming barriers to collaboration.
  • inventiveness in adapting science and technology for new applications in the food manufacturing area.
  • leadership in the development and gaining acceptance of good industry practice and standards.
  • commitment to enhancing the food science and technology skill base in Europe by mentoring young researchers or industry practitioners.
  • initiative and drive in setting up effective networks of organisations and individuals and in developing means of international communication on food science and technology issues.
  • effectiveness in promoting consumer understanding of Food Science and Technology
Regulations:
1. Aims
The purpose of the award is to give recognition to individuals whose life time work has contributed significantly to enhancing European competences in Food Science and Technology.
2. Fit with EFFoST aims and objectives
The focus for the award reflects the aims and objectives of EFFoST. Successful candidates will thus need to demonstrate a number of aspects such as leadership, collaboration with others and an international outlook. This is in addition to relevant professional excellence.
3. Selection criteria
Nominations will be assessed in terms of overall impact on competences in the European food industry to produce safe, high quality and varied foods that meet the needs of consumers.
Successful candidates will need to demonstrate achievements in one or more of the following areas:
  1. leadership in pioneering new approaches and in building effective teams (candidates may, for example, have been the driving force in collaborative research that has had a high impact within the scientific community and on industry practice).
  2. initiative and vision in bringing together expertise to work effectively across traditional discipline boundaries and overcoming barriers to collaboration.
  3. inventiveness in adapting science and technology for new applications in the food manufacturing area.
  4. leadership in the development and gaining acceptance of good industry practice and standards.
  5. commitment to enhancing the food science and technology skill base in Europe by mentoring young researchers or industry practitioners.
  6. initiative and drive in setting up effective networks of organisations and individuals and in developing means of international communication on food science and technology issues.
  7. effectiveness in promoting consumer understanding of Food Science and Technology
The above areas are not intended to be exclusive and other means of meeting the aims of the award are also possible.
4. Eligibility
The award is intended for individual achievements, but can be shared by a small number of individuals (normally up to 3) if a team basis for the award is appropriately justified. Nominations are acceptable with respect to persons working in research based organisations, the food industry and its suppliers, and any other relevant organisation with the exception of Government Departments and Agencies.
5. Nominations
Nominations can be made by the following:
  • member societies of EFFoST
  • individuals who are members of such societies
6. Selection process
Calls for nominations are normally made every two years. A selection committee appointed by the EFFoSTExecutive Committee makes a recommendation for approval by the committee.
7. Nature of the award
The winner will be presented with a specially designed award at a major EFFoST sponsored conference and will be invited to give a presentation as an invited speaker.

1. Aims

The purpose of the award is to give recognition to individuals whose life time work has contributed significantly to enhancing European competences in Food Science and Technology.

2. Fit with EFFoST aims and objectives

The focus for the award reflects the aims and objectives of EFFoST. Successful candidates will thus need to demonstrate a number of aspects such as leadership, collaboration with others and an international outlook. This is in addition to relevant professional excellence.

3. Selection criteria

Nominations will be assessed in terms of overall impact on competences in the European food industry to produce safe, high quality and varied foods that meet the needs of consumers.

Successful candidates will need to demonstrate achievements in one or more of the following areas:

leadership in pioneering new approaches and in building effective teams (candidates may, for example, have been the driving force in collaborative research that has had a high impact within the scientific community and on industry practice).

initiative and vision in bringing together expertise to work effectively across traditional discipline boundaries and overcoming barriers to collaboration.

inventiveness in adapting science and technology for new applications in the food manufacturing area.

leadership in the development and gaining acceptance of good industry practice and standards.

commitment to enhancing the food science and technology skill base in Europe by mentoring young researchers or industry practitioners.

initiative and drive in setting up effective networks of organisations and individuals and in developing means of international communication on food science and technology issues.

effectiveness in promoting consumer understanding of Food Science and Technology

The above areas are not intended to be exclusive and other means of meeting the aims of the award are also possible.

4. Eligibility

The award is intended for individual achievements, but can be shared by a small number of individuals (normally up to 3) if a team basis for the award is appropriately justified. Nominations are acceptable with respect to persons working in research based organisations, the food industry and its suppliers, and any other relevant organisation with the exception of Government Departments and Agencies.

5. Nominations

Nominations can be made by the following:

member societies of EFFoST

individuals who are members of such societies

6. Selection process

Calls for nominations are normally made every two years. A selection committee appointed by the EFFoST Executive Committee makes a recommendation for approval by the committee.

7. Nature of the award

The winner will be presented with a specially designed award at a major EFFoST sponsored conference and will be invited to give a presentation as an invited speaker.