Below you will find information about the 2018 New Balance Footwear Research Award.
The New Balance Footwear Research Award has been created to support footwear research by providing researchers and institutions with production, i.e. off the shelf) and/or customized footwear and materials for use in footwear related research. In 2018, preferential consideration will be given to abstracts focused on sport performance, injury, and/or comfort.
Awards will be provided by New Balance on a biennial basis in even numbered years. Researchers are encouraged to present research findings obtained through the use of the awarded footwear at the FBG Symposium in the year following the award (i.e. in odd numbered years).
The award has two categories:
Category 1: Custom Footwear Award Category
Winning researchers meeting the award criteria will be provided with customized footwear and/or footwear materials needed to complete the outlined research proposal.