This award will highlight best practice examples of successful Knowledge Transfer, specifically those resulting in impactful uptake by end-users contributing to Blue Growth and the implementation of marine and maritime policies such as the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD) in harmony with the principle of Blue Society. The Prize will be awarded to examples where research has been transferred to end users and resulted in measurable impact, while supporting the Blue Society vision. Nominations can be for a person, a project or an initiative. You can nominate yourself, your own project and/or others. The deadline for application is 19 January 2018. For more information, please visit http://www.columbusproject.eu/columbus-annual-conferences.