Ia New


Recognition will be given to entries delivering tangible, pioneering and original solutions which address specific needs, offering a new value stream.

Innovations submitted to this category can be the product itself or a specific feature of the product. The product itself may be mass-produced or custom-made. The submitted entry must be in working, marketable condition.

Emerging technology entries are welcomed from all areas of engineering including: electronics, telecommunications, transport, manufacturing, power, information technology.

Please consider how you can demonstrate the benefits of your innovation in your entry form.  A shortlist and winner will be selected by our judging panel.


Dr Ollie Folayan - Chair

Chairman AFBE-UK Scotland

Keith A Rigby CEng FIET

Principal Technologist 
BAE Systems 

Prof Sven Schimpf 

Managing director 
Fraunhofer Group for Innovation Research
Institute for Human Engineering and Empathic Design HEED, Pforzheim University 

Andy Sellars

Strategic Development Director
CSA Catapult

Prof Neil A Downie

Innovation Director
Exovent charity

Neil Hughes 

International Executive Director, EPRI
Enertech Consulting