Bessemer Gold Medal
The Institute's most historic Premier Award, the Bessemer Gold Medal is presented annually for outstanding services to the steel industry:
- To the inventor or designer of any significant innovation in the process employed in the manufacture of steel, or for innovation in the use of steel in the manufacturing industry or the economy generally.
- For published work embodying the results of original research on the production of steel and results that have significant potential for economic benefit.
- For contribution to the development of the steel industry and its importance to the economy nationally and internationally.
It is expected that the recipient will prepare and deliver the prestigious Bessemer Lecture.
The winner will receive a medal.