The Ancare Award for Innovation

Prize

  • Plaque
  • $500.00
  • Complimentary registration for the CALAS/ACSAL Symposium
    •  *Please note registration is for the CALAS/ACSAL Symposium within the year the award is won and is non-transferable. Only one registration will be awarded in cases where there are two award winners or a team. 

About this Award

Offered to individuals that exhibit innovative thinking within the workplace and may be related to management, operations, animal care, or any aspect of a laboratory animal facility. It could be a single event, item or procedure that is innovative, or that this person continually shows a novel approach to workplace challenges.


To Nominate a Candidate

To nominate a candidate, two (2) written recommendations must be submitted stating why the candidate is deserving of the award based on the criteria listed below, a letter of support and the completed nomination form. Nominations will be accepted only from CALAS/ACSAL members in good standing.

The Ancare Award for Innovation Nomination Form


Criteria

The selection panel will judge the candidates according to the criteria outlined below:

  • The nominees innovations may be related to the creation of better or more efficient processes, services, technologies or ideas that are linked to positive changes in efficiency, productivity, quality and competitiveness in the workplace. The innovations may be related to management, operations, animal care, or any aspect of a laboratory animal facility. It could be a single event, item or procedure that is innovative, or that this person continually shows a novel approach to workplace challenges. Meant to be broad and encompassing, any form of innovative thinking is meant to be lauded and therefore eligible for this award.
  • Is a CALAS/ACSAL Member in good standing