The Novozymes Award for Excellence in Biochemical and Chemical Engineering is made to a distinguished Chemical or Biochemical Engineer, and includes a trophy and monetary prize of 100, 000 Danish kroner.

The award is established in honor and appreciation of the contributions of Professor John Villadsen to education and research in chemical and biochemical engineering.

Nominations for the award are solicited prior to June 1, every year. The winner is selected by a panel headed by the Senior Vice President for Research & Technology at Novozymes, and announced at an annual symposium at Novozymes’ headquarters in Bagsværd, Denmark.

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