Alternative Images were on site again this year for AkzoNobel with the 2014 Science Awards held at Burlington House in London. Corporate photographer Peter Austin the founder of Alternative Images was asked to cover the day with activities and discussions from various sectors of the industry. There was important input from large players in this field of business such as Procter & Gamble and Dulux amongst the guests and contributors invited. First prize was a cheque for fifty thousand pounds so an important day for the finalists.
The AkzoNobel UK Science Award will be presented to an individual in recognition of outstanding scientific contributions in the fields of chemistry and materials sciences. The individual will have accomplished significant advances in one or more of the areas described below under Scientific Scope, and his/her findings should have proven, or show promise in leading to, significant sustainable, societal and/or user benefits.