Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Science, Technology & Innovation Awards 2019

In recognition of extraordinary efforts & to honour people of exceptional abilities making Khyber Pakhtunkhwa visible on the world map, DoST proudly announces prestigious and coveted “Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Science, Technology & Innovation (STI) Awards 2019” under its developmental scheme titled “Promotion & Support of Scientific Innovation/ Product Development by Youth of Schools/ Colleges/ Universities (SIPDY)”.

KP STI awards (Cash Awards, Certificates and Medals) will be awarded in the following Three (03) Categories:

·         Top Scientist Award (Academic Achievement) (1 Award)

·         Top Innovator Award (Excellence in Innovation and Technology Transfer) (2 Awards)

·         Top Young Investigator Award (Emerging Science Leader) (1 Award)

Documents/Testimonials/Credentials Required

Scientists, technologists & innovators interested to compete for the prestigious and coveted awards should annex copies of the following documents/testimonials/credentials with their applications:

1.       Complete resume, domicile and National Identity Card

2.       List of all previous awards and honors

3.       Abstracts of research publications produced along with the impact factor and total citations

·         Titles of the publications

·         Name(s) of Author(s)

·         Summary of the results

·         Sectors to which technology is related.

·         Economic/ industrial importance of the research/technology transferred/excellence in innovation

4.       List of patents granted and commercialized

5.       List of Books Published/ Edited (Title page and Table of Contents shall be provided)

6.       Details of external research grants secured

7.       Details of Research work/ Technology Transfer / Process developed / Product developed / excellence in innovation used/ implemented by any institutions/ industry/ community.

 

General Guidelines

1.       Applicants who have won award for research work/technology transfer/process developed /product developed/ excellence in innovation before under any scheme/project/initiative of DoST shall not be considered for the same research work/technology transfer/process developed /product developed/ excellence in innovation.

2.       Applicants must submit information (proper justification of their research work/technology transfer/excellence innovation etc.) against all the parameters for evaluation.

3.       Quantitative measures for impact of research work/technology transfer /excellence innovation (direct/indirect) should be mentioned clearly.

 

 

4.       The awards will be given on the recommendations of the committee comprising of eminent scientists, technologists, innovators and specialists in diverse areas of Science, Technology and innovation. The decision of the committee shall be final and cannot be challenged in any court of law or elsewhere.

5.       Applicants are required to apply separately for each award

6.       Selected applicants will be informed accordingly.

Eligibility Criteria

·         Applications of Only Khyber Pakhtunkhwa domiciled applicants residing anywhere in Pakistan shall be considered.

·         The research / technology / innovation should have been work carried, transferred and excellence achieved respectively in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

·         Khyber Pakhtunkhwa domiciled applicants residing outside Pakistan may apply but their research / technology / innovation should have been work carried, transferred and excellence achieved respectively in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.  

·         The research work/technology transfer/excellence in innovation should have direct or indirect positive impact on the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa society at large.

·         For Top Young Investigator Award (Emerging Science Leader), applicant’s age must not be more than 35 years.

·         Incomplete or applications received after deadline will not be entertained.

Applications complete in all respects must reach on or before 10th of April 2019 at the address mentioned below.

 

For any query, feel free to contact:

Project Manager-SIPDY

Directorate of Science & Technology

Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Unit # TF 210, Deans Trade Center, Saddar Cantt, Peshawar.

Phone No.: 091-9212254, 9212881

Email: infosipdy@gmail.com


 

Sr. No

Evaluation Criteria for
Top Scientist Award (Academic Achievement)

Weightage (100%)

1

Cumulative impact factor

30%

2

Total Citations

30%

3

Patents Granted or Crop Varieties/Engineering Process / Products/ Medical Devices etc.

15%

4

Patents or Crop Varieties/ Engineering Process / products / Medical Devices etc. commercialized

15%

5

Books Published / Edited

5%

6

External research grants secured (0.5 M & Above)

5%

Total

100%

 

Sr. No

Evaluation Criteria for
Top Innovator Award (Excellence in Innovation and Technology Transfer)

Weightage (100%)

1

Research/ Technology/ Process/ Product/Prototype  (30%)

 

a

Creativity and Uniqueness & Innovation

15%

b

Scientific Rigor and Technical Feasibility

15%

2

Technology Transfer (55%)

 

a

Market Demand/ Validated Customer Demand

15%

b

Developmental and Production Stage

20%

d

Validated Potential Customer Feedback

10%

e

Employment Generation

10%

3

Relevance (15%)

 

a

Relevance/Importance to KP/ Pakistan and does the proposed Research/ Technology/ Process/ Product address any current and future needs of industry/society

15%

 

Total

100%

 

Sr. No

Evaluation Criteria for
Top Young Investigator Award (Academic Achievement) (under 35 years)

Weightage (100%)

1

Cumulative impact factor

30%

2

Total Citations

20%

3

Patents Granted or Crop Varieties/Engineering Process / products / Medical Devices etc.

15%

4

Patents or Crop Varieties/Engineering Process / products / Medical Devices etc. commercialized

15%

5

External research grants secured (0.5 M & Above)

15%

6

Books Published / Edited

5%

Total

100%