This year, Create the Trophy received an unprecedented number of entries from around the world. A panel of design specialists and QEPrize Ambassadors have selected a shortlist of the top ten designs.

The winning design will be selected by a prestigious judging panel, chaired by Science Museum director, Ian Blatchford. Returning to the panel this year are Roma Agrawal, a structural engineer at Interserve; and Rebeca Ramos, a designer at Heatherwick Studio. Zoe Laughlin, co-founder and Director of the Institute of Making at University College London, joins the judging panel this year.

The winning design will be announced on 12 February 2019.

The finalists of the 2019 competition are:

Entries for the 2019 competition are now closed, but you can still download the app from the Amazon Appstore or iTunes and have a go at designing your own trophy.