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The Lifetime Recognition Award is given every 3 years to a member of the EFCE member countries in recognition of their outstanding contribution to Mixing Science and Technology in Europe. The award is presented at every European Mixing Conference.

The next award will be presented at the 16th European Conference on Mixing in 2018 (http://www.mixing16.eu) and is sponsored by UNILEVER. The call for nominations is now open until 30th May 2018. Please click here for the guidelines for candidates and on-line submissions.


The Young Researcher's Award was established in 2000 to encourage and recognize young researchers for their quality research in the area of mixing. Any young researcher (less than 35 years old) who has completed their PhD in mixing in a European university and is currently active in the mixing research, science and technology is eligible. The award is presented during the European Conference on Mixing held every 3 years.

The next award will be presented at the 16th European Mixing Conference in 2018. The 2018 call for nominations and information for online submission can be found at the following link: http://efce.info/YoungResearcherAward_Mixing.html

Deadline for nominations:  20 MARCH 2018.



Lifetime Recognition Award Winners in Bologna, 2006 (from left to right): John Smith, Alvin Nienow, John Bourne, Ivan Fort.


Young Researcher Award winners taken in Poland, 2012 (from left to right): Andrea Ducci, Giusi Montante, Joëlle Aubin, Sebastian Maaß.

Prof. Harry van den Akker recieves the BHR Group Award for Lifetime Recognition in Mixing presented by Dr. Gül Özcan-Taskin at the 15th European Conference on Mixing in St Petersburg, June 2015.


Dr. Claudio Antonio Pereira da Fonte, 2015 winner of the Young Researcher Award presented in St Petersburg, June 2015.