You can still make last minute nominations for the 2018 Discovery Awards. The nominations, which close today, are looking for the best and the brightest in Nova Scotia's science and technology fields.

The awards will take place on November 22, 2018 at the Discovery Centre in Halifax. Tickets for the event go on sale in July.

The Discovery Awards began 16 years ago to recognize individuals and companies in Nova Scotia for their exceptional work in science and technology. The awards bring together universities, corporations, businesses, and members of the local community for an evening of celebration.

Last year’s winners included Jason Clyburne for Professional of Distinction, Densitas for the Innovation Award and Dr. Ghada Koleilat for the Emerging Professional Award.

The categories up for nomination are:

  • Professional of Distinction: This will recognize an individual who is a leading innovator and a role model for those pursuing a career in science and technology
  • Science Champion: This award is for someone who promotes science and technology to the public, above and beyond the normal avenues of communication
  • Innovation: This award is for a company that has produced a commercially viable product or service that is ready to, or has already, launched in the market
  • Emerging Professional: Someone under the age of 35 who demonstrates intellectual achievement, professional excellence, and promise for ongoing development and success.

Click here to submit your nomination.