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Nominations for the 2024 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering are now closed. To check the status of an existing nomination click on the button below to access the portal.

The QEPrize seeks nominations from the public that celebrate a wide variety of engineering innovations across all sectors of the profession, and a breadth of nominators from all corners of the globe.

The £500,000 prize is the world’s most prestigious engineering accolade, awarded to up to 10 engineers responsible for a bold, groundbreaking engineering innovation of global benefit to humanity.

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the awarding of the first QEPrize. Over the past decade, we have honoured 24 eminent engineers whose innovations have affected billions of lives. During this milestone year, we are seeking a diverse range of nominations that truly epitomise excellence in engineering.

The QEPrize is an international award and accepts nominations from anywhere in the world. The only limitations are that self-nomination and posthumous nomination are not allowed.

Nominations for the 2024 QEPrize are now closed. The winner will be announced on 6 February 2024.

Nominations Checklist

  • Does the innovation have global impact?
  • Can you identify up to 10 engineers responsible?
  • Do you have enough information to write a case for nomination?
  • Are you able to identify at least 2 people who are familiar enough with the innovation to act as referees?

Please click on the link below to view an example nomination.