Prizes and awards

2022

International Exhibition of Innovation and Technology INNO-WINGS Lublin 2022

EXCELLENCE award for the solution invented by consortium Łukasiewicz - ICSO "Blachownia" & InventionBio S.A. titled "New Generation of Commercial Detergents for Washing Fruits and Vegetables" (Zofia Hordyjewicz-Baran, Tomasz Wasilewski, Magdalena Zarębska, Ewa Zajszły-Turko, Natalia Stanek, Kornelia Koenig, Bożena Żmijewska),

Golden Medal for the solution invented by consortium Łukasiewicz - ICSO "Blachownia" & Cosmedchem Tomasz Wasilewski titled "A new concept for a touchless cosmetic dosing system together with an innovative, tailored formulation of a safe product" (Tomasz Wasilewski, Zofia Hordyjewicz-Baran, Ewa Zajszły-Turko, Magdalena Zarębska, Natalia Stanek, Norbert Greif)

 

 

2021

International Exhibition of Innovation and Technology INNO-WINGS Lublin 2021

Grand Prix for the innovation "Detergents with Talc Particles for Washing Fruits and Vegetables" for Tomasz Wasilewski, Zofia Horodyjewicz-Baran, Magdalena Zarębska, Ewa Zajszły-Turko, Jolanta Zimoch, Anna Kanios, Mano De Barros Sanches in the consortium: CosMedChem, Łukasiewicz - ICSO"Blachownia" and Elementis Minerals BV

Gold Medal in the thematic area of High Quality Food for the innovation "New Generation of Industrial Detergents for Washing Fruits and Vegetables" for Zofia Horodyjewicz-Baran, Tomasz Wasilewski and Wiesław Hreczuch in the consortium: Łukasiewicz - ICSO "Blachownia" and MEXEO.

2019

IIIrd Scientific-Technical Conferrence "Innovations in Chemical Industry"

Honorary Medal of SPWiR them.Tadeusz Sendzimir for outstanding inventive and implementation achievements in the field of organic technology for the Director of Łukasiewicz - ICSO "Blachownia", Dr. Andrzej Krueger

2nd place in the Poster Session for the poster "Influence of the composition of the active phase of a heterogeneous catalyst on the selectivity and conversion of glycerin to propylene glycol in the hydrogenolysis process" by Przemysław Boberski

2018

XI Edition of Innovative Enterprises Competition

Nomination to Polish Promotional Emblem "Teraz Polska" for innovative phenol-formaldehyde resins

2017

Laurel of Abilities and Competence

Golden Laurel of Abilities and Competence in the category Manager, Social-economic leader for ICSO Director, dr Andrzej Krueger

Badge

Congratulatory Letter from Voivode and Vice-Voivode of Opolskie Region

2016

XIX edition of Polish Product of the Future Competition

Award in the category product of the future consortium: scientific unit - entrepreneur, together with Grupa Azoty Zakłady Azotowe Kędzierzyn S.A. for the project "Specialised esters based on OXO alcohols"

International Warsaw Invention Show IWIS 2016

Gold Medal with mention for "Paraffin emulsion for various applications"

Silver Medal for "Innovative research service MULTI-CHEM - detection of SVHC substances in articles"

Special Award of Polish Chamber of Chemical Industry for "Paraffin emulsion for various applications"

IFIA Certificate for "Dioctyl terephthalate manufacturing process"

2015

XVIII edition of Polish Product of the Future Competition

Award  in the category consortium Polish Product of the Future: scientific unit - entrepreneur received together with LERG S.A. for the project "Phenol-formaldehyde resins for laminates".

XI Conference "Oil/Chemistry - Innovation Time" 2015

Title "Reakcje/Innowacje 2015" ("Reactions/Innovations 2015") for the effect of the cooperation of both subjects - novel non-phthalate plasticizer for plastics and the plant for its production, received together with Grupa Azoty Zakłady Azotowe Kędzierzyn S.A.

International Conference and Exhibition Oil-Gas-Chemistry 2015

Grand Prix for elaboration and implementation together with Grupa Azoty Zakłady Azotowe Kędzierzyn S.A. (Azoty Group Nitrogen Works Kędzierzyn S.A.) the Oxoviflex technology

Grand Prix statuette

Diplomma of membership of the Polish Chamber of Commerce for High Technology

Opolska Marka 2014 competition

 Award in the category "Innovations" for the technology to produce propylene bioglycol from waste glycerin

2014

 

 

XVII edition of the Polish Product of the Future Competition

 

 Main award in the category consortium: entrepreneur and scientific unit, together with Grupa Azoty Zakłady Azotowe Kędzierzyn S.A. for the project "Plasticizer for plastics"

 

 

 

 

 

International Exhibition and Fairs NAFTA I GAZ 2014 and EXPOCHEM 2014

 

Award for "Waste glycerin management methods"

 

 

 

 

 

„Teraz Polska" competition 

 

 Awarded, together with Science and Research Centre for Fire Protection National Research Institute in the "Innovation" category for "The agent used to remove pollutants and contaminants from road and industrial infrastructure".

 

 

2013

International Exhibition and Conference NAFTA i GAZ 2013

"Degreasing agent for removing crude oil derivatives from industrial surfaces" (received together with CNBOP-PIB and P.P.H. Chemkonfekt) - Award

 

International Chemical Industry Fairs EXPOCHEM 2013

"Epoxy resins biohardener" - Silver medal

 

Minister of Science and Higher Education

"The method to produce epichlorohydrin" - Diploma
"New technology of bisphenol A with high thermal stability” - Diploma
"Hardening agent for epoxy resins" - Diploma for

2012

XXth anniversary of the Association of Polish Inventors and Rationalizers Medal, given for the 60th anniversary of ICSO "Blachownia "

 

Marshall of Opolskie Voivodeship honorary award for the ICSO "Blachownia" "For the Merits for Opolskie Voivodeship "


iENA Nuremberg - International Trade Fair "Ideas - Inventions - New Products" 2012
"Epichlorohydrin production method" - Gold medal
"Epoxy resins novel hardener" - Gold medal
"Epichlorohydrin production method" - Grand Prix of European Inventors Association 

 

International Warsaw Invention Show IWIS 2012
"Novel hardener for epoxy resins" - Silver medal

 

IIIrd Edition of "Opolskie Euro" Competition
"Building of the of Plastics Research Centre on the premises of the Institute of Heavy Organic Synthesis "Blachownia" in Kędzierzyn-Koźle" - Diploma

 

Polish Product of the Future Competition
Diploma of Appreciation for ICSO "Blachownia" for the exceptional contribution into the development of innovations in Poland

"New generation of epichlorohydrin technology from glycerin" - Award in the Polish Product of the Future Competition in "Technology of the Future in the pre-implementation phase" category

 

40th International Exhibition of Inventions "Geneva Inventions"

"New technology of bisphenol A with high termostability" - Gold medal

 

International Chemical Industry Fairs EXPOCHEM 2012

"New technology of epichlorohydrin manufacturing from bioglycerol" - Gold Medal

2011

Krajowi Liderzy Innowacji i Rozwoju Contest
"Regional Leader of Innovation and Development - 2011" - title

 

International Exhibition of Inventions and Innovations
"Basic ionic liquids and their obtaining method" - Silver medal
"Propylene bioglycol production technology using glycerine hydrogenation obtained as a by-product during the production of biodiesel from fat raw-materials" - Gold medal

 

Minister of Science and Higher Education
"Bisphenol A obtaining method" - Diploma
"Biogycol producing method from waste glycerin" - Diploma

 

IV International Chemical Industry Exhibition EXPOCHEM 2010
"Bioglycol producing technology from glycerine" - Grand Prix in category "Chemical Technologies"
"Coke with increased durability parameters obtaining method" - Gold medal

2010

Seoul International Innovation Fair
"Bisphenol A producing process" - Gold Prize

 

"Krajowi Liderzy Innowacji i Rozwoju" Contest
Platforma Innowacji Technologicznej Regionu Opolszczyzny II - "National Leader of Innovation and Development - 2010" title

 

IVth International Warsaw Invention Show IWIS 2010
"Bioglycol propylene manufacturing method from waste glycerine" - Silver medal 

 

International Exhibition of Inventions and Innovations 2010

"Coke with increased durability parameters obtaining method" - Gold medal

 

Good ESF Practices contest
Platforma Innowacji Technologicznej Regionu Opolszczyzny II - "The Best Investment in Human" title

 

Krajowi Liderzy Innowacji i Rozwoju Contest
Platforma Innowacji Technologicznej Regionu Opolszczyzny II - Regional Leader of Innovation and Development title

 

The Belgian and International Trade Fair for Technological Innovation "Brussels Eureka!"
"Wetting agent for extinguishing forest and peat-bog fires" - Gold medal

 

IIIrd International Forum Intellectual Property Management
Gold Award of Excellence in IP Management

 

Secretary General of Polish Chamber of Commerce INNOVATICA
Award of the Secretary General of Polish Chamber of Commerce for numerous implementation of technologies to the industry both in Poland and abroad

 

Polish Product of the Future Competition
"Bioglycol propylene manufacturing method" - Award in "Technology of the Future in Pre-implementation Phase" category

 

IIIrd International Chemical Industry Exhibition EXPOCHEM 2010
”New technology of VPSA oxygen production implemented in Poland and Spain” in"New Technologies" category - Grand Prix

2009

The 1st Chairman's of SITPChem LEADER of RESTRUCTURING Statuette Contest
"Leader of Restructuring"" in R&D organization category - Diploma

 

"Krajowi Liderzy Innowacji" Contest
"Innovative organization" in local edition – Opolskie Voivideship - Title


Opolskie Centre for Economy Development
”Krajowi liderzy innowacji” Contest - Congratulation Letter

 

International Warsaw Invention Show IWIS
"Dichloropropanols" - Diploma
"Glycerol formal" - Diploma
"Glycerol formal" - IFIA ECO PRIZE

 

Minister of Science and Higher Education
"Bisphenol A manufacturing process" - Diploma
"Anti corrosion and anti sediment agent - KOTAMINA PLUS!" - Diploma
"Amine resins hardening catalyst and amine resins hardening catalyst obtaining method " - Congratulation Letter
"High purity oxygen manufacturing method " - Congratulation Letter

 

VIIth Innovation Fair, Opole, Poland
Anti corrosion and anti sediment agent - KOTAMINA PLUS! - Main Prize in "Product Innovation" category

 
Expochem
 "Amine resins hardening catalyst" - Distinction in "Product" category

2008

Opole Region Top Brand 2008
Enterprise Category - Main Prize
Analytical services and expertises - Distinction


Exhibition on Innovation, Research and New Technologies ,,Brussels Innova", Belgium
"Bisphenol A manufacturing process" - Gold Medal


Invention Exhibition ,,Inventor Festival", Suzhou, China
"Bisphenol A manufacturing process" - Silver Medal
"High purity oxygen manufacturing method" - Brown Medal


Opole Region Euro 2008
EU Project titled: ,,Platform of Technological Innovation of Opole Region" - Main Prize

 

Minister of Science and Higher Education
For international innovative achievements - Award
"Propylphenols manufacturing method" - Diploma
"High-molecular epoxy resins manufacturing method" - Diploma
"Phenolic resins synthesis and manufacturing method" -
Dip
"Ecological surfactant bases from biodisel waste glycerine fraction"- Congratulational Letter


International Poznań Fair - ITM Poland

"High purity gases manufacturing by PSA and VPSA methods" - nomination for Gold Medal and Gold Medal of MTP
"Anti corrosion and anti sediment agent - Kotamina Plus" - nomination for Gold Medal of MTP


2nd International Warsaw Invention Show IWIS'2008

"Epichlorohydrin and solvents recovering method from off gases" - Gold Medal
- IFIA ECO PRIZE
"Anti corrosion and anti sediment agent" - Kotamina Plus - Golden Medal
"Amine resins hardening catalyst and  amine resins hardening catalyst obtaining method" - Brown Medal

 
VIth Innovation Fair, Opole, Poland
Main Prize in category of "Process Innovation"
"Elaboration and implementation of new phenol-formaldehyde resins manufacturing process"


Exhibition for Technologies for Chemical Industry EXPOCHEM, Katowice, Poland

Grand Prix in "Chemical Technologies"category
"Elaboration and implementation of new phenol-formaldehyde resins manufacturing process "

 

 

2007

Gdańsk International Fair TECHNICON
Minister's of Science and Higher Education Cup for "Innovativeness of developments presented on Fair"
„Phenolic resins synthesis and manufacturing method" - INNOVATIONS'2007


International Fair "Innovations-Technologies-Machines Poland" (ITM Poland), Poznań

"Phenolic resins manufacturing method" - Gold Medal
"Polyaddition epoxy resins"
- Nominated for Gold Medal
"Isopropylphenol manufacturing method" - Nominated for Gold Medal


International Invention Show IWIS 2007, Warsaw
"Phenolic resins synthesis and manufacturing method" - Gold Medal
"Propylphenols manufacturing method" - Gold Medal
"High-molecular epoxy resins manufacturing method" - Silver Medal
"Ecological surfactant bases from biodisel waste glycerine fraction" - Bronze Medal


VIth Eddition of Nationwide Contest Leader of Innovation 2007, Katowice
Lider Innowacji®2007 Statuette and Certificate for Institute of Heavy Organic Synthesis "Blachownia"


Minister of Science and Education, Warsaw
"Isopropylphenol obtaining process" - Diploma and Statuette
"Highmolecular epoxy resins obtaining method" - Diploma
"Ecological surfactant bases from biodiesel waste glycerol fraction" - Congratulation Letter

2006

55th World Exhibition of Innovation, Research and New Technology ,,Brussels-Eureka 2006"
"Isopropylphenol obtaining process" - Gold medal
"Highmolecular epoxy resins obtaining method" - Silver medal


International Exhibition "Ideas-Inventions-New Products IENA 2006"
in Nurnberg
"Ecological surfactant bases from biodiesel waste glycerol fraction" - Bronze medal


Minister of Science and Education
"Anti-corrosion and anti-sedimentary agent" - Diploma

2005

International Exhibition of Inventions, Research and Industrial Innovations "Brussels "Eureka-2005"

"Kotamina Plus - anti-corrosion and anti-sediment agent for boiler water in energy systems" - Silver medal


Opole Region Comitee of Capability and Competence
,,Glycerol fractions utilizing method" - Silver Laurel of Capability and Competence


BASF Poland Competition ,,Invisible contribution in visible achievements", Warsaw

"Environmentally friendly phenol-formaldehyde resins" - Champion Cup

2004

Polish competition "Polish Product of the Future"
"Kotamina Plus - anti-corrosion and anti-sediment agent for boiler water in energy systems" - distinction in category Product of the Future


V International Exhibition of Inventions "Genius-Europe", Budapest 
"Flame-retarding composite for polyolefin moulders. Flame-retarding moulders production method" - Medal Genius
"Fluid epoxy resins production method" - Medal Genius


V Chinese International Exhibition of Inventions, Shanghai

"Fluid epoxy resins production method" - Silver medal
"Kotamina Plus - anti-corrosion and anti-sediment agent for boiler water in energy systems" - Honorary distinction


Minister of Science and Education, Warsaw
 
"Flame-retarding composite for polyolefin moulders. Flame-retarding moulders production method" - Diploma
"Fluid epoxy resins production process" - Diploma
"For enormous contribution in popularization of Polish ingenuity abroad" - Diploma

2003

"INNOWACJE" International Exhibition of Inventions, Gdańsk
"KOTAMINA - water-steam cycles agent" - Bronze medal

 

International Exhibition of Inventions, "Brussels "Eureka-2003" in Brussels
"Flame-retarding poliolefine moulders. Flame-retarding moulders production method"  - Silver medal
"Fluid epoxy resins production process"
- Silver medal

2002

II International Exhibition of Inventions, New Techniques and Products in Moscow
"Hydrophiling and softening agent for cotton" - Gold medal
"Kotamina Plus - anti-corrosion and anti-sediment agent for boiler water in energy systems" - Gold medal


Seul International Invention Fair 2002, Seul

"Epoxy resins complex" - Gold medal
"Hardener MD - amine resins hardener" - Gold medal
Kromos B-796 - Hardener C - Silver medal

2001

Ist International Exhibition of Inventions, New Techniques and Products in Moscow
"Bisphenol A production method" - Gold medal
"Epoxy resins production method" - Silver medal
"Allyl chloride production method"  - Bronze medal


50th International Exhibition of Inventions, Research and Industrial Innovations "Brussels-Eureka-2001"
in Brussels
"Heat-shrinkable products" - Gold medal
"Hydrophiling and softening agent for cotton" - Silver medal


International Exhibition "Ideas-Inventions-New Products IENA 2001" in Nurnberg
"Hydrophiling and softening agent for cotton" - Silver medal
"Heat-shrinkable products" - Gold medal


29th International Exhibition of Inventions, New Techniques and Products in Geneva
"Hydrophiling and softening agent for cotton" - Gold medal


5 International Fairs for High-tech
in Beijing
"Epoxy resins complex" - Distinction


International Exhibition of Inventions "INNOWACJE" in Gdańsk
"Hydrophiling and softening agent for cotton" - Gold medal
"Heat-shrinkable products" - Bronze medal
"Hardener Kromos B" - Silver medal

2000

28th International Exhibition of Inventions, New Techniques and Products
"Bisphenol A manufacturing method"
- Gold medal


International Exhibition of Inventions "INNOWACJE"
in Gdansk
"Bisphenol A manufacturing method" - Cup from Minister of Economy


International Exhibition "Ideas-Inventions-New Products IENA 2000" in Nurnberg

"Chlorine free epoxy resins for powder paints" - Gold medal


Exhibition of Inventions "EXPO 2000", Hong Kong

"High-molecular epoxy resins manufacturing method" - Gold medal, cup of exhibition
"Bisphenol A manufacturing method" - Bronze medal
"Allyl chloride manufacturing method by high-temperature chlorination of propylene" - Bronze medal


III International Polish-Czech-Slovakian Competition of Environmental Protection "ROFAM"
"Rape oil methyl esters ethoxylates as new ecological surfactants" - 3rd prize


49th International Exhibition of Inventions, Research and Industrial Innovations "Brussels-Eureka-2000"

"Epichlorohydrin with high purity obtaining method " - Gold medal

1999

48th International Exhibition of Inventions, Research and Industrial Innovations "Brussels-Eureka-1999"
"Bisphenol A manufacturing method" - Gold medal


27th International Exhibition of Inventions, New Techniques and Products

"Allyl chloride manufacturing method by high-temperature chlorination of propylene" - Silver medal

1998

International Exhibition "Ideas-Inventions-New Products IENA 1998
"High purity oxygen obtaining method" – Silver medal

"Eco-lacquer" - Bronze medal


47th International Exhibition of Inventions, Research and Industrial Innovations "Brussels-Eureka-1998"

"Methyl esters fatty acids ethoxylation technology" - Gold medal with distinction

1997

International Exhibition "Ideas-Inventions-New Products IENA 1997
"Method for Bisphenol A manufacture" - Gold medal
"Ethoxylation process catalyst" - Gold medal

 

Grand Innovative Competition for environmental protection solutions - IIIrd edition, organized by The Association of Polish Inventors and Rationalizers
"Waste-waters from fibreboard production purification by evaporation using membrane - mebrane-free method" -  Chairman of the "Clean Water" Foundation Award
"Looping of water circuit in dedusting and carbon monoxide cooling process during phosgene production" - Chairman of State Committee for Scientific Research Award