NEW ORLEANS - Dr. Michel Tielemans of Cytec Belgium has won the first Siltech Innovation Award, which was presented at the 2013 Waterborne Symposium, held February 4-8 in New Orleans. Tielemans won his award for his paper entitled “New Advances in High Performance Waterborne Radiation-Curable Emulsions and Dispersions.” The paper was chosen as the most innovative by the staff at University of Southern Mississippi. The paper represents a focus on innovation that Siltech believes demonstrates the company’s own silicone products.