The lifetime Contribution Award aims to honour a retiree of the Board of Directors who has significantly contributed to the development of the ISBE. The recipient must have been actively involved in the Society over the span of his/her career and both length and level of service is considered. The nomination is by the Executive Board of Directors.
The Award consists of a cheque of ￥100,000 sponsored by Education Foundation of Bionics of Jilin Province founded by Prof. Luquan Ren at Jilin University.
Prof. Julian Vincent was granted the Lifetime Contribution Award as the Emeritus President of the ISBE at ICBE 2019.
Prof. Luquan Ren was granted the Lifetime Contribution Award as the Emeritus President of the ISBE at ICBE 2023.
Prof. Jianqiao Li was granted the Lifetime Contribution Award as the founding General Secretary of the ISBE at ICBE 2023
(Zhihui Zhang was invited to receive the award in his place).