About the Program
Nominations for the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering are now open!
The Queen Elizabeth Prize seeks nominations from the public that celebrate a wide variety of engineering innovations across all sectors of the profession, and breadth of nominators from all corners of the globe.
The £1 million prizes is the world’s most prestigious engineering accolade, awarded to up to five engineers responsible for a bold, groundbreaking engineering innovation of global benefit to humanity.
Previous winning innovations include the Internet and the World Wide Web, (2013), controlled drug delivery (2015), digital imaging sensors (2017) and the Global Positioning System (2019).
Awarded every two years, the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering (QEPrize) champions bold, groundbreaking engineering innovation which is of global benefit to humanity.
The prize also encourages engineers to help extend the boundaries of what is possible across all disciplines and applications.
- Any living individual (or not more than five living individuals working as a team);
- Of any nationality;
- Who is personally responsible for ground-breaking innovation in engineering which has been of global benefit to humanity. Self-nomination is not permitted.
- The Trustees reserve the right to reject any nomination were, in their reasonable opinion, there is or is likely to be a conflict of interest between the nominees, nominators or any referees and any other nomination or the Prize more generally.
- A total cash prize of £1 million (one million GBP);
- Appropriate memorabilia to be decided by the Trustees in their sole discretion.
- In the event that the Prize is received by more than one individual (but not more than five individuals, as above) collaborating under a single nomination, the Prize money will be shared between the winners as determined by the Trustees in their sole discretion on the advice of the Judging Panel.
The judges will use these criteria to select the winner, or winners, of the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering:
- What is it that this person has done (or up to five people have done) that is a ground-breaking innovation in engineering?
- In what way has this innovation been of global benefit to humanity?
- Is there anyone else who might claim to have had a pivotal role in this development?
Call for Nominations
- Interested candidates can submit their nominations online by clicking here.
- The last date to submit the nominations is July 14, 2020.
- For official notification, click here
- Phone Number: +44 20 7766 0600
- Email ID: [email protected]
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