The Fragrance Foundation is now accepting entries for its 2012 FiFi Award in the Technological Breakthrough of the Year category. And, for the first time this year, the winners of the Technological Breakthrough of Year Award will be announced at the World Perfumery Congress, which is being held June 12–14, 2012, at the MGM Grand Foxwoods Resort in Mashantucket, Connecticut. The FiFi Award ceremony will take place during the closing session on June 14, 2012.
The category is further divided into three sub-categories for eligibility:
- Fragrance Ingredients, Creation and Testing (innovations in production, formulation and testing; methods of ingredient extraction; new ingredients; sustainability efforts and basic research)
- Packaging Technology and Delivery Systems (innovations in fragrance delivery systems; fragrance sampling technology; controlled release technology; design/manufacture technology and packaging sustainability efforts)
- Information Technology (tablet and smart phone apps; computer-assisted data analysis programs and interactive information technologies)
Downloadable entry forms for the FiFi Technological Breakthrough of the Year Category, at The Fragrance Foundation website. The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012.
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