ACA Industry Innovation Award 2023 submission is now closed

The ACA are delighted to announce that the ACA Industry Innovation Award returns in 2023. This award acknowledges innovation in the field of continence care and is open to industry applicants.


The Award

This is an annual award providing a glass award trophy, certificate, email Winner logo and a full page advert in the ACA Continence Matters newsletter detailing the winning innovation. If the winner is a corporate member of the ACA they will be able to advertise their winning innovation on the ACA Website. All companies submitting an application MUST be exhibiting at this year’s annual ACA conference.


 Award Criteria

Applicants for the Industry Innovation Award 2023 must be exhibiting at this year’s ACA conference. Applicants are invited from all exhibitors, both corporate members of ACA and those who are not members.
Applicants are required to prepare their submission using the ACA Industry Innovation Award application form and must not exceed the word limit. Companies may also submit a video demonstrating their innovation, if they wish. The video must not exceed three minutes in length.


 All submissions should:
  • Detail the development of a product/innovation to improve the lives of service users or ability of the clinician to provide better bladder and bowel care.
  • The innovation must have been launched since our conference in 2022.
  • Demonstrate clearly why the chosen innovation in continence care is important.
  • Address the questions provided in the ACA Industry Innovation Award application form.

Application Submission

Completed applications should be submitted electronically to the ACA Event Manager, by midday on Friday 21st April.    It is the responsibility of the company to ensure the entry has been received by this time.  Any entry received after the deadline will not be considered
Judges:    A panel of 4 Judges will be convened to include 2 members from the ACA Executive, an ACA Patron  or guest jugde and a representative from Fitwise will be included to ensure confidentiality and coordinate entries and judging.
Judging will take place prior to conference and the award made at the Drinks Reception on Day 1.   For more information and to submit your application, click on the box below.


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The ACA will present the ACA Award in memory of Dorothy Mandelstam in 2023 at our Annual Conference, acknowledging Dorothy’s pioneering continence work as a founder member of the ACA.
The award is presented to acknowledge Excellent Continence Practice. The winner will be chosen from among applicants to the ‘Share Your Knowledge’ Competition and is and is only available for those who are applying for oral presentations.


Best Exhibition Stand

This is voted for by delegates via the conference app who are attending conference.