By Rhea Healy2016-09-19T15:01:00+01:00
The Institute of Refrigeration (IOR) is seeking the next major advancement in refrigeration with a cash prize for the next J&E Hall International Gold Medal winner.
The internationally respected award recognises outstanding technical achievements in refrigeration and related fields.
The award, which has been sponsored by J&E Hall International consistently for 39 years with a prize award of £5,000 ($6,500), is open to individuals or teams with recent outstanding achievements in four areas defined as:
The 2015 award was made to Ian Tansley, CEO of SureChill Company Limited, based on his vaccine refrigerator that operates without the need for a constant power source and uses environmentally-friendly water-based cooling technology.
The presentation for the 2016 award will take place at the 117th IOR Annual Dinner in London, UK on 16th February 2017.
The International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) has created a new Working Group on Careers in Refrigeration (CaRe) which centres on promoting careers in the refrigeration industry to the younger generation and women.
Linde Kryotechnik, the Swiss-based cryogenic specialist and part of the Linde Group’s Engineering Division, has developed a ground-breaking refrigeration system used to cool extreme temperatures in an experiment to create fusion fuel.
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