Chemistry researchers wins prestigious award

Dr Paul Donnelly and Associate Professor Brendan Abrahams, from the School of Chemistry, have been awarded a 2017 TechConnect Innovation Award, which will be presented in Washington in May. They were selected for their work titled “Polymers for the capture of volatile anaesthetics”, which placed in the top 20 per cent of all submitted technologies judged.

The TechConnect Innovation Awards selects the top early-stage innovations from across the world through an industry-review process. Rankings are based on the potential positive impact the submitted technology will have on a specific industry sector. 

Dr Donnelly and Associate Professor Abrahams will collect their award at the TechConnect National Innovation Summit in Washington, D.C.