Who can enter for the Swedish Steel Prize?
Any company, person or institution that can submit a product or process that meets the above requirements. You need not be an SSAB customer. But the competition is not open to companies and employees of the SSAB Group.
Need the product entered be made of SSAB steel?
No. On the other hand, the material used must be within the range of products made by SSAB.
What are the demands made on the products entered?
You can enter products or methods in which a high strength steel has contributed to innovative solutions – possibly simplified processes, more efficient production, better performance, beneficial environmental effect, methods that contribute to increased use of high strength steels, or a new, exciting product. There is wide scope for competing entries, but one requirement is that the material used must be within the SSAB product range. The steel can very well be made by a steelmaker other than SSAB. If the product is not yet in production, it must be available as a prototype and it must be suitable for serial production. If the entry concerns a method, this must have been tested and documented for serial production.
Who is behind the Swedish Steel Prize?
SSAB has founded the Prize, which is international and was awarded for the first time in 1999.
What is the last entry date?
Bear in mind that the closing date for your entry is 15 August every year.
Your entry will be treated confidentially, but if it is nominated, it will be published in September. Entries that are not nominated for this year’s Swedish Steel Prize will automatically be entered for the following year’s prize.
What if I need assistance for writing my entry?
You can turn to Knowledge Service Center on +46 243 729 29, and they will assist you in writing your entry, or else they will advise you who to turn to for assistance. You can also get in touch with one of the liaison persons at SSAB or your local SSAB sales office.
When will I find out whether my entry has been nominated for the Swedish Steel Prize?
You will receive a personal letter as soon as the Jury has completed its selection work. This will be sometime in October or November.