Using phase diagrams and strategies for intellectual and computational evaluation of data means to follow knowledge driven approaches, with best chances for the lead in technology and for ecological and economic savings. The APDIC Industrial Award acknowledges eminent achievements reached by industries. It raises the awareness of the economic, societal and technical importance of applied knowledge in phase diagrams and highlights the edge position of the receiving party.
excellence in operational research, achievements in material dominated technologies or management, relating to Materials Chemistry and Phase Diagrams.
Only one candidate will be awarded per year. The Industrial Award Committee of APDIC may decide not to give an award in a particular year. The Award will be given for the first time in October 2003.
APDIC Representatives may nominated candidate for the award to the AIA Committee. Election and appointment of the Award Winners is by the APDIC Industrial Award Committee.
At the first APDIC World Round Robin Seminar the APDIC Industrial Award 2003 was presented to Nippon Steel Corporation, who successfully and with great skills employed Phase Diagrams and Thermodynamics to strengthen its technological position.