The QEPrize is a global £1 million prize that celebrates a groundbreaking innovation in engineering and we are delighted that you have chosen to submit a nomination to highlight the innovator(s) who have contributed to a substantial, lasting change in the world.
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).
Entry to the prize is open to any living individual (or up to five individuals) of any nationality who are personally responsible for a groundbreaking innovation in engineering which has been of benefit to humanity.
- The closing date to submit your nomination(s) is 17 July 2020
- The deadline for referees to submit supporting statements is 14 August 2020
- The winner(s) of the 2021 QEPrize will be announced in February 2021 and further details will be released closer to the time
All information that you provide will be treated with the utmost confidence.
Diverse, multifaceted, and continually evolving, engineering creates the solutions to global challenges and improves billions of lives. Engineers have enabled us to work together across the planet, explore the smallest cells and the most distant stars, and navigate our way through the world.
Awarded every two years, the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering (QEPrize) champions bold, groundbreaking engineering innovation which is of global benefit to humanity.
The £1 million prize celebrates engineering’s visionaries, inspiring young minds to consider engineering as a career choice and to help
to solve the challenges of the future.
The prize also encourages engineers to help
extend the boundaries of what is possible across all disciplines and applications.