IRCO Student Prize Award Open

5 Feb 2019

Since 2016, the International Rubber Conference Organisation (IRCO) has supported an award of a Student Prize at the annual International Rubber Conference (IRC). The IRCO Student Prize will be awarded for the best student papers presented at the conference, as judged by a panel of experts in the field.

This year, the IRCO Student Prize is being co-sponsored by Derby Rubber, a manufacturer of technical rubber products.

For Best Oral Presentation:                  For Best Poster Presentation: 
1st Prize of £750                                      1st Prize of £500 
2nd Prize of £500                                     2nd Prize of £300 
3rd Prize of £250                                      3rd Prize of £200 

There will be a further prize of £500 for the ‘Sustainable Innovation Award,’ which will be judged by representatives from Derby Rubber. To enter you must be a student, at the time of the conference, registered at an accredited University or research institution.

Abstracts are to be submitted online and when registering please indicate that you wish your paper to be considered for the IRCO Student Prize.

Full details of past winners can be found at