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MacRobert Award: The premier award for UK innovation in engineering

Supported by the Worshipful Company of Engineers The Macrobert Award, first presented in 1969, is now open for applications.

There is, in addition, a cash prize of £50,000. This is normally shared equally between the individual nominees.

The presentation of the Award recognises the successful development of innovative ideas in UK engineering. It seeks to demonstrate the importance of engineering and the role of engineers and scientists in contributing to national prosperity and international prestige.

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 UK industry.

Applications for the 2016 award are now open.  To apply please visit:

Closing date: 31 January 2016