Through the award Innovator of the Year Luleå University of Technology aspire to highlight innovators and innovation talents among students, teachers, researchers and other employees at the university.
The aim is to highlight Luleå University of Technology as a foundation for innovation and pay tribute to individuals who contributed to this.
The prize will go to a student, researcher or employee at Luleå University of Technology who has taken an idea for the benefit of the surrounding society and has been creative, innovative, driven, visionary, committed and entrepreneurial. We are looking for people who have taken a concept from idea to application, a new service or product, and / or helped to solve important societal challenges.
The nomination applies to efforts made in the last two years.
Anyone can nominate a person. The nomination will close on 9th October.
Innovator of the Year will be appointed by a jury and the prize will be awarded in connection with the event Alumni of the Year Award on November 5th in Vetenskapens hus.