The premier award for UK innovation in engineering
Applications for the 2014 award
are now closed.
View the 2014 MacRobert Award brochure (1279KB)
About the award
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. This is normally shared equally between the
individual nominees; however, the Academy will in
exceptional cases consider alternative proposals for
how the cash prize should be allocated. The presentation of
the 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.
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.