Millson Award for Invention
Henry E. Millson was a noted inventor, and head of dyes research for American Cyanamid. He was the 1958 recipient of the distinguished AATCC Olney Medal. He provided an award endowment in 1979, with the stipulation that he never be considered a candidate. After agreeing to that condition, the Association promptly named the award in his honor.
The Millson Award for Invention recognizes inventions in the textile field. The invention should be recognized as an innovation, and will be judged solely on its merits and its impact on the U. S. textile, fiber, polymer, and medical industries.
It is not necessary that the invention be patented.
The award is not limited to citizens of the United States or to members of AATCC, and it may be given to more than one individual. It may also be given posthumously.
Nominees need not be AATCC members. Originally an annual award, it is now presented every three years (beginning in 2010) at the AATCC International Conference.
The Millson Award comes with a plaque and US$1,000 honorarium.
Submit nomination letter or completed form to:
Brian C. Francois, AATCC
PO Box 12215
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-2215
phone +1 919 549 3522
fax +1 919 549 8933