Call for nominations

Biomaterials will give out two awards in 2023 to recognize the accomplishments of scientists in the field of biomaterials and is now openly calling for nominations.

The  ‘Biomaterials Global Impact Award’ recognizes distinguished research and development accomplishments in the field of biomaterials. Nomination is open for all. The award comprises an honorarium of USD 3,000.

The ‘Biomaterials Young Investigator Award recognizes and encourages early career researchers in biomaterials science and engineering with outstanding contributions to the field. Nomination is open for all researchers under the age of 40, but the award committee especially seeks to recognize researchers from traditionally underrepresented groups in the scientific field. This award comprises an honorarium of USD 2,000.

Only candidates who have published with Biomaterials will be considered.

Please submit the nomination via the nominator’s email account by 31st December, 2022. Self-nominations are not accepted.

An award ceremony will be organized during the Society for Biomaterials 2023 Annual Meeting and Exposition,which will take place from 19th April to 22nd April, 2023 in San Diego, California, the USA. All awardees will be required to attend the ceremony in person and present their most recent research.

The awardees’ recent publications in Biomaterials 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 

Biomaterials Nomination Form