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ACI/NBB Glycerine Innovation Research Award 

Rewarding Excellence

Initiated by the Industrial Oil Products Division, this award recognizes outstanding achievement for research into new applications for glycerine with particular emphasis on commercial viability.

Sponsored by American Cleaning Institute (ACI) and the National Biodiesel Board (NBB).


  • Plaque
  • $5,000 honorarium


Candidate materials must include:

  • Letter of nomination:
    • Limited to 2 pages
    • Describing original research work in new applications and uses of glycerine
  • Optional:
    • Up to 2 letters of support from individuals familiar with the candidate's accomplishments
    • Published journal article(s) relating to the research

Nominations for this award are accepted from members of the Society, colleagues, or directly from individual candidates.

Intent to Nominate Form

Nomination Deadline: November 2

  • Send candidate material to as PDF files for consideration.

PDF’s must be created entirely from existing Word documents, rather than created from a scanner. This improves clarity of the document.


Particular emphasis given to the existing or potential commercial importance of the work.