The ECIS-Lyklema Prize is named in honour of Johannes Lyklema, on of the founding fathers of ECIS.
The ECIS-Lyklema Prize is granted to an ECIS scientist with proven scientific excellence who additionally devoted long-time, sustained and exceptional efforts to ECIS organizational activities and colloid community development.
The ECIS-Lyklema prize will be awarded every 4-5 years at the decision of the ECIS Board (President, Past President and President Elect). The nominations are judged by a committee chaired by the ECIS President, and includes also the ECIS Past President and President-Elect, one former prize awardee, and three ECIS Past Presidents/Honorary Members.
The prize is at the amount of 3,000 €, taken from the ECIS account. It will be combined with a special plenary lecture + ceremony at the current ECIS Conference, and a lifetime ECIS membership, and will be presented by the ECIS President at a session of the annual ECIS Conference.