The Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering
The Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering is a
new global award which celebrates outstanding
advances in engineering that have created
significant benefit to humanity. The £1 million
Prize will be awarded to an individual or team
of up to three people, of any nationality,
directly responsible for advancing the positive
application of engineering knowledge.
The MacRobert Award
The Academy presents the prestigious Royal Academy of Engineering MacRobert Award, the UK's premier award for innovation in engineering. The award is presented annually in
The Royal Academy of Engineering ERA Foundation Entrepreneurs Award
A prize fund has been established to identify
entrepreneurial researchers, working in UK
universities, in the field of
electro-technology, who are at an early stage in
their career. The award will be presented to an
individual or team demonstrating considerable
entrepreneurial promise and the potential to
benefit the UK’s future prosperity.
Major Projects Award
This award recognises the
contribution of an individual working as part of
a team involved in a major engineering project
that has substantial impact on society.
Sustained Achievement Award
The Academy's Sustained Achievement Award will
be awarded to an engineer, normally resident in
the UK, whose sustained achievements over a
number of projects have had a profound impact
upon their engineering discipline.
The Sir George Macfarlane Award
This Award recognises the potential of younger
UK engineers, who have demonstrated excellence
in the early stage of their career. This
excellence is marked by a quality of leadership
and/or technical and scientific attainment that
is clearly seen to be outstanding by their
employers and organisation.
The Academy awards a number of medals each year in recognition of excellence in engineering.
Prince Philip Medal
Awarded biennially to an engineer of any nationality who has made an exceptional contribution to
engineering as a whole through practice, management or education.
This is awarded, biennially, to an organisation or individual, that has contributed significantly
to the Academy's aims and work through 'initiative in promoting excellence in engineering'.
Sir Frank Whittle Medal
The Medal is awarded to an engineer, normally resident in the UK, for outstanding and
sustained achievement which has contributed to the well-being of the nation.
The field of activity changes annually. In 2012 the medal will be awarded for Engineering
Innovations in Sports Performance Engineering focusing on specialist equipment
manufacture and instrumentation, and performance analysis.
The International Medal is awarded occasionally
to an individual, resident outside of the
European Union, for his or her outstanding and
sustained personal achievement in the broad
field of engineering.
The Silver Medal was established in 1994 to
recognise an outstanding and demonstrated
personal contribution to British engineering,
which is resulting in successful market
exploitation, by an engineer with less than 22
years in full time employment or equivalent on 1
January in year of award and who will normally
be Chartered. Up to four medals may be awarded
in any one year.
The Rooke Medal for the Public Promotion of Engineering
Awarded to an individual, small team or
organisation who has contributed to the
Academy's aims and work through their initiative
in promoting engineering to the public.