Applications call for Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering 2021
It seeks nominations from the public that celebrate a wide variety of engineering innovations across all sectors of the profession, and breadth of nominators from all corners of the globe. Moreover, the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering is the world’s most prestigious engineering accolade; awarded to up to five engineers responsible for a bold, groundbreaking engineering innovation of global benefit to humanity.
The winners of Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering will be awarded:
- A total cash prize of £1 million (one million GBP).
- Appropriate memorabilia to be decided by the Trustees in their sole discretion (the “Prize”). In the event that the Prize is received by more than one individual (but not more than five individuals, as above) collaborating under a single nomination, the Prize money will be shared between the winners as determined by the Trustees in their sole discretion on the advice of the Judging Panel.
Entry to the Prize is open to:
- Any living individual (or not more than five living individuals working as a team).
- Candidates of any nationality.
- Who is personally responsible for ground-breaking innovation in engineering which has been of global benefit to humanity. Self-nomination is not permitted.
The Trustees reserve the right to reject any nomination were, in their reasonable opinion, there is or is likely to be a conflict of interest between the nominees, nominators, or any referees and any other nomination or the Prize more generally.
By entering to be considered for the Prize, nominees commit to
- The use of their name, image, reputation, and the content of their nomination for those publicity purposes connected with the Prize as the Trustees shall reasonably require (including, but not limited to, the nominee appearing in photography, film, and print media).
- Taking a leading role in such related activities should their nomination be selected to win the Prize (which may include, but not be limited to, giving lectures and presentations).
- Continuing to support the Prize in subsequent years by any means that the Trustees may reasonably request.
- Complying with the Trustees’ reasonable instructions in relation to such publicity activities from time to time.
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