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EWOS Innovation establishes New Talent Award

EWOS Innovation has, in cooperation with the EWOS-Group, established a Talent Award.

August 30, 2007


EWOS Innovation establishes New Talent Award

EWOS Innovation has, in cooperation with the EWOS-Group, established a Talent Award.

Dr. Per Olav Skjervold, Managing Director of EWOS Innovation said: ”Our ambition is to use this Talent Award to increase the interest for Industrial R&D and develop future benefits for the aquaculture industry”

The candidates for this Talent Award need to have demonstrated special interest for the Aquaculture Industry, primarily within the areas of fish nutrition, raw material or feed production.

The award consists of a diploma, prize money of up to NOK 50.000 and potential cooperation with EWOS Innovation regarding further development and commercialization of the successful candidate’s know-how.

The criteria for qualifying for the award are based one or more of the following:
· Outstanding study grades or project evaluation.
· Delivered projects (reports, Master’s- or PhD-thesis)
· Project description of planned projects or innovations

The Talent Award will be granted twice a year – in August and in January – based on incoming applications or nominations of candidates. This prize will be awarded for the first time in January 2008. No particular form is needed or deadline specified in order to apply for the Talent Award. Nominations – or your own applications - are to be sent to: innovation@ewos.com – and headed “Talent Award”

EWOS is a leading international fish feed producer with production facilities and well established market shares in all four major salmon producing regions: Norway, Chile, Canada and Scotland. The Group sold a total of 777,000 tonnes of feed in 2006 and had operating revenues of NOK 5,336 million. EWOS has approximately 750 employees.

EWOS Innovation is one of the world’s largest private R&D operations for fish feed development.
EWOS Innovation has its core R&D facilities in Norway: one in Dirdal and a second facility in Lønningdal. In addition, a third facility was established in Chile in 2001.

For more information contact:
Managing Director of EWOS Innovation, Dr Per Olav Skjervold, mobile + 47 909 13 726 Information Manager of EWOS, Øyvind Risnes, mobile + 47 480 48 561

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