Academic Research Awards

Recognized worldwide as a leader in the materials testing industry, Instron invests heavily in innovation to develop technologies and solutions that ensure our customers can overcome their testing challenges and stay at the forefront of their industry. As part of our commitment to innovation, we love learning about how operators are using materials testing systems to innovate in their own industries, and look for meaningful ways to recognize leaders in their fields for their inspiring work.

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Bioengineering Research Prize

Bioengineering Research Prize for Ireland

The Instron Bioengineering Research Prize is all about showcasing the latest innovative research in bioengineering and medical technology - focusing on research that utilises materials testing as a key part of the project. If you are working in these research areas in an academic institution in Ireland or Northern Ireland, and perform static or dynamic materials testing, we want to hear from you!

Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 entries. 

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