- Best Product Innovation from a SME
- Best Product Innovation from a large company
The Best Product Innovation categories highlight products that represent the next step in the chemicals industry by focusing on new offerings from both small-and-medium-enterprises as well as large companies at the cutting edge of the industry. The winning products should show a distinct benefit to the environment and to the sustainability of the company and its customers.
- Best Process Innovation from a SME
- Best Process Innovation from a large company
The Best Process Innovation categories give entrants a chance to show how innovative and sustainable they are in the fundamental areas of new process development and process improvement – vital areas of innovation underlying better use of energy and raw materials, improved economics, safer performance and lower environmental impact.
- Best Digital Innovation from a SME
- Best Digital Innovation from a large company
The Best Digital Innovation categories recognise transformative digital innovations that stand apart from the status quo within the chemical industry. This category honours those solutions and projects that are particularly effective in promoting digital transformation and bringing about sustainable change.
Please refer to the European Commission’s definition of SME: https://ec.europa.eu/growth/smes/sme-definition_en to differentiate between SME and large company.