The premier award for UK innovation in engineering
The MacRobert Award recognises the successful development of innovative ideas in engineering. It seeks to demonstrate the importance of engineering and the role of engineers and scientists in contributing to national prosperity and international prestige.
The Award, first presented in 1969, honours the winning organisation with a gold medal, and each of the individual nominees with a bronze medal. There is, in addition, a cash prize of £50,000.
Originally founded by the MacRobert Trusts the Award is now presented by The Royal Academy of Engineering, a prize fund having been established with donations from the MacRobert Trusts, The Royal Academy of Engineering and British industry.
Closing date: Monday 20 January 2014
For further information see MacRobert Award Brochure (attached) MacRobert_Brochure and http://www.raeng.org.uk/prizes/macrobert/default.htm