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Nominations for the 2023 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering have now closed. To check on a the status of your 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 ten engineers responsible for a bold, groundbreaking engineering innovation of global benefit to humanity.

2023 marks the 10th anniversary of the QEPrize. Over the past decade, we have honoured 20 eminent engineers whose innovations have affected billions of lives. As we approach 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 2023 QEPrize opened on 25 April 2022 and closed on 15 July 2022.

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.