Prof. Szczepan A. Pieniążek prize
During the Fruit and Vegetable Industry Fair TSW 2020, Prof. Szczepan A. Pieniążek prize will be awarded for the seventh time. This prestigious prize is awarded to innovative products intended for horticultural production. A jury of outstanding personalities from the world of science and practice of the fruit-growing industry will assess mainly three aspects: degree of technological innovation, benefits for horticulture, environment and society and finally project profitability. Main goal of this contest is to reward products/machines/services intended for fruit or vegetable production that are innovative, environment friendly, and visibly supporting horticultural production, products that improve work and have an influence on improving economic results of farming.
There was three winners of this contest. Each winner had not only a statue but also financial prize of 2000 PLN and one year’s time to use award’s logo on any PR materials for their company. Winners were also be entitled to 5 minute long presentation during the award ceremony.
Professor Szczepan Pieniążek
Organizer and longtime director of Institute of Pomology and Floriculture in Skierniewice; he held research in the field of physiology of plants, frost resistance of fruit trees, methods of orchard plants cultivation, preservation of fruit, protection of orchards and more; had an impact on intensification of pomology in Poland; author of books: Sadownictwo (1954), Dookoła sadowniczego świata (1965), Sad przy domu (1976).