The CBMS supports and sponsors 6 awards recognizing the contributions of those in the industry. Fields include miniaturization, innovation, design, art, and media.

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Lab on a Chip/Corning Inc. Pioneers in Miniaturization Prize

An award given for young-to-mid-career scientists, the prize recognizes outstanding contributions to the understanding and development of miniaturized systems. (Sponsored by Lab on a Chip, Corning Inc. and The Chemical and Biological Microsystems Society (CBMS))

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Analytical Chemistry Young Innovator Award

This award, sponsored by the journal, Analytical Chemistry and the Chemical and Biological Microsystems Division (CBMS), recognizes the contributions of an individual who has demonstrated exceptional technical advancement and innovation in the field of micro- or nanofluidics in his or her early career.

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Lab on a Chip Widmer Poster Award

The Widmer Poster Award Competition sponsored by the Lab on a Chip is an award given to recognize excellence amongst the annual MicroTAS Conference poster presenters. A review committee will select the overall best-presented poster from the poster session and all presented posters will be reviewed for this honor. The winner and award will be announced during the Awards Ceremony at the MicroTAS Conference.

CHEMINAS Poster Award

The MicroTAS Conference announces the Young Researcher Poster Award Competition sponsored by The Society for Chemistry and Micro-Nano Systems (CHEMINAS) to recognize excellence among its participants. A select group of poster judges will select, on a daily basis, the best presented posters from the poster session. The winners and awards will be announced during the Awards Ceremony at the annual MicroTAS Conference.

NIST/Lab on a Chip Art in Science Award

To draw attention to the aesthetic value in scientific illustrations while still conveying scientific merit, the µTAS Conference features an award titled, “Under the Looking Glass: Art from the World of Small Science” sponsored by NIST and Lab on a Chip. Applications are encouraged from any person attending the µTAS Conference and the winner will be selected by a panel of senior scientists in the field of µTAS.

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Dolomite/Lab on a Chip Video Award

The Lab on a Chip (LOC) & Dolomite are proud to sponsor the MicroTAS Video Competition supported by the Chemical and Biological Microsystems Society (CBMS)! Attending registrants of the MicroTAS Conference are encouraged to submit an application to submit short videos (see full conditions & details below) that are either scientifically or educationally focused – videos may be fun, artistic, or just surprising and unusual in order to meet these criteria. Dolomite, innovators in microfluidic solutions, have generously agreed to support this competition with $2500 worth of Dolomite equipment as the prize.