The employee or team who have done their bit for the planet - everything from investing in energy-saving measures or making the site a haven for wildlife. Winners will show quantifiable examples of the improvements they have made to their organisation
The push for net zero by 2050 is a key driver of innovation cross industry and is fundamentally reshaping the way that engineering and manufacturing organisations at every level of industry operate. This award will go to an industry individual at the forefront of successfully delivering on this challenge.
The Rising Star award is awarded to an engineer who shows that age and experience are no barriers to success. Winners will demonstrate maturity and experience that belies their years and will be performing on a par with more experienced colleagues.
Training and Development Award
This award celebrates the achievement of an organisation that best demonstrates excellence in the training and development of its engineering staff.
Celebrating a company, organisation or individual who has done most to champion engineering as a profession and represent it as a discipline.
Highlighting the most exciting research and development taking place in the UK at the moment that has not yet resulted in a finished product or defined outcome, but which nonetheless can demonstrate clear successes and milestones.
Engineering consultancies play a unique, but crucial role in the design process, bringing ideas from across industry to bear on clients’ projects. This award would celebrate the consultancies that can best demonstrate their successful collaborations with clients and positive impact on projects.
Industry Leader of the Year
The individuals steering their organisations through the unique business challenges of the past few years – the captains of industry who have transformed company performance through innovative thinking and brave decision-making.
Safety & Resilience
Awarded to the team or individual who has ensured on-site safety and wellbeing through an engaging and innovative approach. Winners will show new ways of promoting safety and will demonstrate improvements in safety and employee engagement.
From smart use of machine tools to the strategic deployment of robots the innovative application of production equipment is key to addressing many of industry’s most critical challenges. This award celebrates most outstanding applications of manufacturing technology.
Awarded to a team.
Additive Manufacturing Application
As Additive manufacturing continues its march into the manufacturing mainstream it is increasingly widely used across a range of different sectors and applications. This award celebrates innovative and impactful applications of additive manufacturing technology in a manufacturing production environment.
Manufacturing Productivity Improvement
Awarded to the team or individual who have made a demonstrable improvement to their site’s productivity, either through the use of technology or process improvement. Winners will be those that have had the biggest impact on performance across the site.
Design Team of the Year
Celebrating a team that has demonstrated high levels of inter-disciplinary collaboration to achieve a successful end result.
Innovation comes in many forms and is common to all aspects of engineering. That’s why this award will celebrate those who can demonstrate how their initiative and ingenuity have resulted in extraordinary outcomes for their company and/or for society at large.
Digital technologies have transformed the working world and engineering and manufacturing are no exceptions. This award will celebrate instances where the use of the latest, most cutting-edge technology or systems have been used by manufacturers to achieve outstanding results.
Engineering Impact Award
From the fight against climate change to the challenges posed by a global pandemic, engineering is frequently key to addressing many of the biggest problems we face. This award celebrates engineering projects that have played - or are playing - a significant role in addressing one of these wider societal challenges.