The Laura Marshall Memorial Award for Innovation
The Laura Marshall Awards has now closed.
The finalists will be announced in September 2018.
An independent panel of judges including an end consumer, academic, industry body, product developer and the SCS President will select 6 finalists which will be on display at SCS Formulate where the final decision will be made by the visitors to the exhibition who will each have the opportunity to cast one vote. Finalists will be assisted to create a show-board to promote and explain their innovation at the exhibition and we encourage finalists to promote their innovation.
‘The SCS’ Laura Marshall Memorial Award for Innovation recognises innovation within the Personal Care and Cosmetics Industry.
Voting takes the form of a token to be placed in your chosen finalist’s display in the award zone in the exhibition hall. At the end of the first day the votes will be counted and the award presented at the SCS Annual Dinner.
Criteria for Judging
How does the product live up to the innovation claimed? i.e. the texture, the appearance, the feel, the science, the principle etc., in written claim. Impact of Innovation. Is the Innovation clear to the consumer?
The Innovation encompasses all aspects of the industry from the latest formulation to new test methods, an innovative packaging format, electronic advances and beyond.
Each entry will be located a unique number and company names will not be seen by the judges. The judges of the Laura Marshall awards will be formed of an independent panel including an end consumer, academic, industry body, product developer and the SCS President.