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The winner of the 2025 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering will be announced on 4 February 2025.

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.

Since 2013 we have honoured 26 eminent engineers whose innovations have affected billions of lives. Again, this 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.

The nominations portal for the 2025 QEPrize is now closed. The winner will be announced on 4 February 2025.

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.