WASHINGTON – The Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) is now accepting nominations for the Polyurethane Innovation Award. This annual industry-wide competition recognizes the most inventive commercial technologies in the polyurethanes industry. Innovators are encouraged to act quickly and submit their nominations before June 17, 2016.

The winner of this award will be announced at the 2016 Polyurethanes Technical Conference, taking place September 26-28, 2016, at the Baltimore Hilton.

To enter the awards program, companies or individuals should submit an application no later than 5 p.m. EDT on June 17. Technologies submitted for consideration must have been commercialized no more than 15 months prior to June 17, 2016. Award entries in polyurethane chemistry may include finished products, initiatives, training or education programs, or processes or processing equipment. Entries pertaining to a polyurethane product or polyurethane manufacture must relate to polyurethane chemistry defined as the reaction of an isocyanate with a polyol. This year’s submission form details the full terms and conditions.