Women

Outstanding Woman in Innovation sponsored by TSGI Corporation

This award honours leadership and significant contribution to a science, engineering, mathematics or technology (STEM) innovation or breakthrough through research or entrepreneurial activity.

woman in innovationThe winner of this award will receive in-kind services valued at $5,000 from TSGI Corporation, including SR&ED tax credit consulting, aspects of technical advisory and tax accounting for the submission of a SR&ED claim. If the Winner is a researcher and unable to use the SR&ED services,  the award consists of grant writing support.

WHO CAN APPLY: An female individual or team

Written nomination submission MUST address the following criteria. Frame your answers for a non-expert in your field; use layman’s terms.

Criteria

    1. 1. What is the problem or opportunity you addressed through this innovation? (250 words)
    2. 2. How did you develop the solution? Answer the following questions: (750 words)
      1. – Describe the research or innovation and how it is unique and leading edge.
      2. – Has the innovation or research resulted in a solution to a common or persistent problem? Has it been an incremental change or a major leap forward?.
      3. – What is the significance of these advancements, locally and globally?
    1. 3. Demonstrate impact. (500 words)
      1. – Describe the overall impact and benefits of the contribution to STEM. How is the contribution particularly noteworthy?
      2. – Describe how the nominee has been recognized as a leading expert in her field. Is the nominee a recipient of major awards or is her work cited by others in refereed journals and publications?

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