Agilent Award

Agilent– crcCARE Award for Innovation in Analytical Sciences 2024


For the Agilent– crcCARE Award for Innovation in Analytical Sciences recognising the best research paper presenting a reliable analytical, rapid and easy-to-use method for the analysis of a challenging analyte – be it an emergent or conventional contaminant.

Who is eligible?

All early-career* researchers and technical officers working to develop analytical methods are invited to apply. This includes individuals working at universities, research centres and institutes, commercial and non-commercial laboratories, and government and private organisations.

*Current students (honours, masters and PhD) or researchers who have completed PhD within the last 5 years.

Selection criteria

Nominated analytical methods will be assessed according to:

  • Originality
  • Impact
  • Innovation

How to enter

Submissions must include the published paper and a completed nomination form detailing how the development of the method meets the selection criteria, as well as three referee reports.

Deadline: Complete the nomination form and send it to by close of business Wednesday 31st July 2024.


  • Winner: $2,000
  • Runner-up: $1,000


  • Nominees may submit a maximum of two(2) entries.
  • The nominee should own any Intellectual Property (IP) associated with the nomination.
  • Nominations should be protected by appropriate patents, registered designs, plant breeders’ rights, or trademarks.
  • Evidence may be required to prove the entry has been formally declared a completed and viable product, or that the product is in a significant trial implementation.
  • Self-nominations are permitted