Type of Funding
The Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering is a biennial global prize that celebrates a ground-breaking innovation in engineering. The 2018 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering is inviting nominations of engineers or teams of engineers from around the world whose work has had a major impact on humanity.
The winner will receive a cash prize of £1 million or, if the Prize is awarded to more than 1 person (but not more than 5 persons) collaborating under a single nomination, the Prize money will be shared among the winners.
Nominees can be individual engineers or teams of not more than 5 engineers per team. They can be of any nationality, but there cannot be posthumous nominations.
The nominees must be people who have been personally responsible for a ground-breaking innovation in engineering which has been of global benefit to humanity. Self-nominations are not eligible.
Nominations are to be done online or by post, by 18 May 2018.