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voestalpine Steel Research Award 2017

Christopher Eberl
Christopher Eberl is editorially responsible for the topics on the blog as well as for the apprentice website. With his stories he provides deep insights into the diverse world of the voestalpine Group.

It's a fascination with research that motivates us. We want your entry to the Steel Research Award!

Research and development have always enjoyed the highest priority at technology group voestalpine. With a record research budget of EUR 150 million in the business year 2016/17, voestalpine is Austria’s most research-intensive company. Worldwide, the Group employs the staff of around 730 in research and development at over 70 voestalpine companies. Another key to the Group’s success is global networking and cooperation with external R&D partners, especially universities.

For this reason, the Group is also supporting young scientists, sponsoring the first voestalpine Steel Research Award in cooperation with the Austrian Society for Metallurgy and Materials (ASMET). The prize endowed with EUR 12,000 was awarded for the first time in 2015. Every two years the prize honors young, international academics working in science and business for outstanding work on the subject of steel.

Submission criteria

  • We sponsor excellent work in the following fields of steel research:
    • Metallurgy
    • Materials science
    • Processing technology, and
    • Steel applications
  • For young (max. 35 years of age) academics in science or business, international tender
  • Evaluation criteria are scientific relevance, topicality, originality, and applicability/feasibility
  • Judged by an independent jury
  • Prize money: EUR 12,000


More information available at:  http://www.voestalpine.com/group/en/group/research-development/voestalpine-steel-research-award/

The entry form for your project is available at: http://asmet.org/voestalpine-stahlforschungspreis-2017/

Deadline for entries to the voestalpine Steel Research Award 2017 is April 30, 2017.

Take the future into your own hands and enter your project!

Christopher Eberl

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