Biomaterials Advances will give one award in 2023 to recognize the innovative work of scientists in the field of biomaterials and is now openly calling for nominations.

The  ‘Biomaterials Advances Innovation Award’ recognizes innovative research in the field of biomaterials with the potential to make an impact beyond academia. We seek outstanding research that has contributed or is likely to contribute to solve an unmet clinical need or be adopted by industry or that demonstrate a concept that will change policy. Nomination is open for all candidates who have published with Biomaterials Advances (including our previous name Materials Science and Engineering C). The award comprises an honorarium of USD 2,000.

Please submit the nomination via the nominator’s email account by 15th April, 2023. Self-nominations are not accepted.

An online award ceremony will be organized and awardee will be expected to present his/her work virtually. The awardee will be invited to publish a perspective article in Biomaterials Advances.

The awardees’ recent publications in Biomaterials Advances will be open for free access for a limited time.

To submit a nomination, please combine all the materials listed below in one PDF and send it to journal Publisher Emma Xu via

  1. A completed nomination form (see below).
  2. CV of the nominee.
  3. Additional supporting materials such as recommendation letters (maximum of two) are welcomed but not mandatory.


The information provided will only be used for the administration of the Awards. Full Terms and Conditions are available online.

If you have any questions or experience problems with the nomination process, please contact Publisher Emma Xu at 

Nomination Form