Important Dates

Date of Issuance : 10 January 2022 Closing Date : 18 March 2022 Announcement of National Finalists : 18 April 2022 Estimated Announcement of Regional Finalists : 19 August 2022  Estimated Head-to-Head Pitch Competition : 11 October 2022 Estimated Announcement of Winner and Awards Ceremony : 11 October 2022


The total amount of Prize funding available for winners will be $25,000, and will be provided by Underwriters Laboratories. The winners of the Senior Scientist category and the Mid-Career Scientist category will each receive $12,500. The honorable mention in both categories will also receive $5,000, each. Separate provisions will be made for travel and lodging […]

Prize Theme

An aging population and growing global health threats such as the COVID-19 pandemic necessitate strengthening of the health ecosystem in ASEAN, including the health facilities, human resources in the health sector, and the delivery system of the medical treatments to the customers. Artificial intelligence (AI) can play an important role in delivering better and more […]


In order to participate in this Prize, applicants must meet all of the following criteria. An applicant must be a / an: Female professional working in applied science Citizen of an ASEAN Member State (AMS) include: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. Holder a PhD or equivalent doctoral […]


The United States Government, in partnership with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Underwriters Laboratories, aims to strengthen ASEAN science and technology capacity and gender equality through an annual Underwriters Laboratories-ASEAN-U.S. Science Prize for Women (“Prize”). The 2021 Prize will provide promising, ASEAN-national, mid-career and senior female scientists with recognition awards from ASEAN […]



Underwriters Laboratories is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the UL public safety mission through the discovery and application of scientific knowledge. We conduct rigorous independent research and analyze safety data, convene experts worldwide to address risks, share knowledge through safety education and public outreach initiatives, and develop standards to guide safe commercialization of evolving […]