Press release - winner announcement
The 2021 QEPrize has been awarded for the creation and development of LED lighting, which forms the basis of all solid state lighting technology.
Description of how Light Emitting Diodes work, and the process of developing them.
Photos of Isamu Akasaki, Shuji Nakamura, Nick Holonyak Jr, M. George Craford and Russell Dupuis.
LED lighting explainer video
Animation explaining how light emitting diodes work, as well as some of the major global impacts of the technology.
Press release - Create the Trophy
Press release about the winner of the 2021 Create the Trophy competition.
Trophy images and videos
Images and animations of the winning and highly commended Create the Trophy designs, and a photo of the winner.