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The Ken Standing Award is presented by the sponsors of the Enabling Technologies (ETP) Symposium to honour a young scientist who has made a significant contribution to technology development in support of research in the life sciences. Nominees are expected to be 45 years or younger at the time of the nomination. The award is presented at the ETP Symposium and includes a $5000 cash award and a commemorative sculpture. The award winner will be a featured speaker at the symposium. The award honours the career of Ken Standing, Professor Emeritus at the University of Manitoba, who was a major figure in the development of time-of-flight mass spectrometry for bioanalytical applications. The award will be presented next International Symposium on Enabling Technologies. The selection committee will include peer scientists and the ETP Scientific Advisory Committee.

The nominators for this award is asked to provide the following information:

Please include the following in the nomination package:

1) A short description, to a maximum of four pages, of the achievement outlining the technology contribution and impact to research in the life sciences,
2) Nominee’s CV,
3) A copy of two of the nominee’s publications relating to the technology,
4) Supporting letters from two individuals.

When preparing these documents, please use Arial 12 font, one-inch margins

A single PDF document may be emailed to
Janette Champ.

File to be no bigger than 5MB. If the file is larger than 5MB, please mail the document to

The Standing Award Nominations
c/o ETP Symposium Inc.
P.O. Box 1166
Sharon, ON, L0G 1V0

Nomination documents will commence in 2021.