Young Woman Innovator Award

Young Woman Innovator Award is not considered for this year

  1. Purpose: To encourage and recognize innovation and entrepreneurship among Young woman researchers for work done in India.
  2. Selection method: Selection is through Nomination.
  • Nominations are to be recommended by a sponsor, who should be the past presidents, fellows, executive council members of SBAOI or Head of the Institutions.
  • The deadline for nominations is September 15th every year.
  1. Criteria of selection: The nominations will be submitted based on significant contributions to the area of Biomaterials Science and Bioengineering for healthcare.
  2. Eligibility to be nominated:
  • Award is exclusively for Indian nationals, working in India.
  • Below 40 years of age as of July 1st of the year of nomination.
  • Indian National working in India in Academia, Research organization and industry.
  • The nominee should be an active scientist/engineer at the time of the award presentation
  • Established novel biomaterials/engineering/technology ideas that have a potential clinical impact on patient care, preferably with pre-clinical and clinical evidence according to regulatory requirements.
  • The nominee should be a member of the SBAOI.
  1. Applying for award
  • Nominations should be sent to, including a written statement of the nominee’s qualifications, CV, brief Description of the scientific aspects of the Innovation, brief description of the products and other credentials
  1. Selection Procedure
  • 1st level: Initial shortlisting will be done by the Selection Committee of SBAOI.
  • 2nd level: Selection Committee together with the Chairperson of the Endowment Committee and the President SBAOI will recommend the nominee for conferment of the Award.

Note: The decision of the award committee is final.

Award: Award will be conferred during the Annual SBAOI meeting.

  • The award winner will present an award lecture at the SBAOI annual conference. The award carries of a cash prize, a citation certificate, and complimentary registration at SBAOI annual meeting.