Award Finalists 1998−2015

2015

Endomag

For its system to improve the diagnosis of cancer spread in breast cancer patients

Victrex

For its creation of new materials to bring modern technology advances to life

2015 MacRobert Award finalists news release

 

2014

OptaSense

The UK company creating the 'Earth's Nervous System'

Rolls-Royce

The engineering giant behind the world's first vertical take-off system for a supersonic fighter jet

2014 MacRobert Award finalists news release

 

2013

Concrete Canvas Ltd

For the innovation of Concrete Canvas - enabling rapid, innovative and adaptable concrete infrastructure

Oxford Instruments Nanotechnology Tools Ltd

For the innovation of the XMax large area energy dispersive spectroscopy detector for electron microscopy

2013 MacRobert Award finalists news release

 

2012

Andor Technology

For the innovation of the vacuum-cooled scientific sCMOS camera

JBA Consulting

For the innovation of JFlow: A flood risk modelling system using low-cost supercomputing

2012 MacRobert Award finalists news release

 

2011

Dstl and NP Aerospace

For a new modular ceramic armour system for armoured personnel carriers

Jaguar

For the new lightweight aluminium XJ body, the first production car to be made using aerospace cold joining technology

Radio Design Ltd

For the radio frequency filter that allows telephone companies like Orange and T-Mobile to share their networks

2011 MacRobert Award finalists news release

 

2010

Chas A Blatchford & Sons Ltd

For the Echelon hydraulic ankle-foot for amputees

Cobham Technical Services

For the Minehound dual sensor landmine detector

Lucite International UK Ltd

For the Alpha process for methyl methacrylate

2010 MacRobert Award finalists news release

 

2009

Orthomimetics Ltd

For engineering medical implants for dual-tissue regeneration

QinetiQ

For the Tarsier - automatic FOD detection system

Rolls-Royce plc

for the Trent 900

2009 MacRobert Award finalists news release

 

2008

Johnson Matthey plc

For the efficient compact soot filter for diesel cars

Owlstone

For the chemical sensors on a silicon chip

The Automation Partnership (TAP)

For the polar – automated ultra low temperature robotic storage

2008 MacRobert Award finalists news release

 

2007

Intelligent Orthopaedics Ltd

For the Staffordshire orthopaedic reduction machine

Roger Bullivant Limited

For the SystemFirst foundation solution

Transitive

For the QuickTransit product

 

2006

Airbus UK

For A380 Integrated Wing Design

Brinker Technology Ltd

For platelet technology for pipe systems and flow lines

Davy Process Technology Ltd

For the development of an environmentally friendly ethyl acetate production process

 

2005

Agilent

For Agilent OSS Access7 location system

OHM Plc

For offshore hydrocarbon mapping

Southampton Photonics Ltd

For highly reliable fibre lasers

2005 MacRobert Award finalists news release

 

2004

Delphi Diesel Systems

For the E3 electronic unit injector advanced fuel system

Pilkington Plc

For Pilkington Activ™

Sharp Laboratories of Europe

For look no glasses!

2004 MacRobert Award finalists news release

 

2003

Oxford Instruments Superconductivity

For the ‘Discovery’ 900 MHz superconducting magnet

FT Technologies Ltd

For the innovation of the small, durable and reliable wind sensor known as the ‘FT702 Acoustic Resonance Anemometer’

Rolls-Royce

For the sophisticated propulsion system for future UK/UK Joint Strike Fighter programme of aircraft

 

2002

STS

For the plasma process silicon-etching equipment

Mott MacDonald

For the three full-size interstate highway tunnels

Innovene High productivity Gas Phase Technology

For the innovation of an improved method of manufacturing polyethylene

 

2001

Southern Water plc

For the deHoxar spiral separator

Bombardier Aerospace

For natural blockage trust reverser for a turbofan engine nacelle

 

2000

BAE Systems Sensor Systems Division

For their CAPTOR radar for the Eurofighter

New Transducers Ltd. (NXT)

For their flat panel transducer technology

Thermomax

For the innovation of the evacuated heatpipe and direct flow solar hot water systems

 

1999

British Aerospace Systems and Equipment

For the Silicon VSG in-car gyroscope

Carbospars Ltd

For the AeroRig® carbon fibre sailing rig

NDS Limited

For digital terrestrial television

 

1998

Alstom Engines, Paxman

For the VP185 series of high-performance diesel engines

Mott MacDonald Group

For the Tsing Ma Bridge, Hong Kong

Psion Computers plc

For the Series 5 handheld computer