Julia Levy Award

Established 2006

The Julia Levy Award is presented to an individual to recognize successful commercialization of innovation in Canada, specifically in the field of Bio-medical Science and Engineering.

Award Information

Award History

The Beilby Medal and Prize was established in 1930 in honour of Sir George Beilby. Sir Beilby's long and remarkable career as scientist and industrialist was marked by an enduring interest in the twin concerns of fuel economy and smoke abatement. His dedication and energetic research had great significance for the fuel and metal industries, and produced far-reaching advantages for society. He was SCI World President in 1898 and contributed greatly to SCI's growth in Scotland. A Beilby Memorial Fund to reward exceptional research was raised in his honour by subscription.

Nominations

The Medals Committee of the SCI America Executive Committee. Nominees should not include active officers or Executive Committee members of the Section. Nominees not selected for the award in any given year may continue to be considered for two years after the original nomination.

Lecture Details

2021: The winner receives £1000 along with a medal and certificate. The 2021 Beilby Medal and Prize is being administered by the RSC and details about the lecture will be published in due course.

2020: Professor Xuan was presented with his prize at the Beilby Medal and Lecture 2020 event on 2 December, where he also gave a talk entitled ‘Tailoring Future Renewable Fuel Systems for Net Zero UK’.

Eligibility Criteria

    Background
    • The Julia Levy Award recognizes successful commercialization of bio-medical innovation in Canada, with a particular focus, where relevant, on the synergistic relationship between university and business.
    • New product development requires not only leading edge innovation but active management of the commercialization step/s. This award has been established to encourage innovators to give the commercialization step sufficient attention.
    • Membership of SCI is not a prerequisite for receiving this award.
    Career Stage
    • TBC
    Areas
    • TBC
    • TBC
    • TBC

Timetable

Nominations open TBC
Nominations close 30 September

Additional Information

Beilby Medal and Prize flyer 2017
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