Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering: ICM Agrifood Award 2018

Two of Australia’s most innovative young food and agriculture professionals will win the 2018 ICM Agrifood Award.

The ICM Agrifood Award is an early career award for two scientists or technologists who have achieved substantial peer/industry recognition for his/her work in the past five years. The Award is sponsored by ICM Agribusiness, one of Australia’s major agribusiness groups, and administered by the Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering.


The winners will have achieved substantial recognition for their work in a field critical to continued improvement of the overall Australian food sector in the past five years, and be 40 years or under on 1 January 2018 (with allowance made for career breaks due to family or carer responsibilities); and:

  • Have demonstrated excellence, innovation and impact in a field related to food and agriculture in Australia;
  • Be acknowledged by peers for outstanding contributions to the food and agriculture sector in the past 5 years; and
  • Have advanced the standing of the broad profession of agriculture and food.

Value of the Award

One female and one male winner will each receive a cash prize of $5,000.

Winners will be awarded at ATSE’s Innovation Dinner on 13 June 2018, alongside the Clunies Ross Awards.

Submission Requirements & Due Date

Applications are submitted directly to the Sponsor by 13 April 2018

If you decide to apply for this award, please contact Dale Godfrey.

Prior to submission please ensure that your University of Adelaide Researcher Profile page is up to date.

Further Information

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