Awards & Distinctions

Nominations for scientists to be recognized for their excellence in the field of controlled release and delivery are now available.

CRS members are encouraged to submit Award nominations that honor those who have contributed to the society and the science of controlled release for the prestigious CRS Awards are now being sought. Awards are presented during the awards ceremony held during the opening ceremony at the 2024 CRS Annual Meeting.


Nomination requirements and applications for the 2024 awards can be found on each of the award pages below:

NOTE: Self-nominations are welcome and encouraged.

Journal Best Paper Awards

Past Awards


2021 Best Papers

2020 Best Papers

2019 Best Papers

2018 Best Papers

2017 Best Papers

2016 Best Papers

2015 Best Papers

2014 Best Papers

2013 Best Papers

2012 Best Papers