Julia Levy Award

Established 2006

The Julia Levy Award is presented to an individual to recognise successful commercialisation of innovation in Canada, specifically in the field of Bio-medical Science and Engineering.

Award Information

Lecture Details

The Julia Levy Award is normally presented at the annual SCI Canada Awards Dinner, typically held in early April, where the winner will be expected to attend and deliver a short acceptance speech. The winner may be invited to present a lecture at this event and will also receive a plaque.

The 2021 winner of the Julia Levy Award is: Dr Lakshmi Kotra.

Eligibility Criteria

    Background
    • Recognises successful commercialisation of bio-medical innovation in Canada, with a particular focus, where relevant, on the synergistic relationship between university and business.
    • New product development requires not only leading edge innovation but active management of the commercialisation step(s).
    • Award has been established to encourage innovators to give the commercialisation step sufficient attention.
    • SCI membership is not a prerequisite for receiving this award.
    Career stage
    • Mid to late career
    • Authority in the field
    Areas
    • Bio-medical innovation
    • Canada

Timetable

Frequency Annual
Nominations deadline 30 September

Additional Information

Code of Ethics for Members

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