MacRobert Award

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The MacRobert Award is regarded as the leading prize recognising UK innovation in engineering by corporations.[1] It was established in 1969 by the MacRobert Trusts and is now presented by the Royal Academy of Engineering, supported by the Worshipful Company of Engineers and industry sponsors. The winning company receives a gold medal and a cash sum of £50,000.

History[edit]

The award is named in honour of Lady Rachel Workman MacRobert (1884 - 1954).[2]

Winners[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "'Massive leap' wins engineering award". BBC. Retrieved 17 July 2015.
  2. ^ MacRobert Trust
  3. ^ "Winners 1969-2015 - Royal Academy of Engineering". Winners 1969-2015 - Royal Academy of Engineering.
  4. ^ Seeing into the Future, Ingenia Magazine, March 2007
  5. ^ BBC NEWS, Bionic hand wins top tech prize
  6. ^ telegraph.co.uk, World's first commercial bionic hand
  7. ^ Palme d'Or, Ingenia Magazine, September 2008
  8. ^ "Top prize for Chinese water cube". BBC News. 2009-06-09. Retrieved 2009-06-09.
  9. ^ "Inmarsat grabs the MacRobert engineering prize". BBC News. 2010-06-08. Retrieved 2010-06-08.
  10. ^ "Back to the future: MacRobert Award 2012 launches by looking back 40 years". Royal Academy of Engineering.
  11. ^ McArdle, Helen. "Edinburgh firm scoops £50,000 MacRobert prize for innovation shown to cut fuel consumption by up to 27 per cent". Herald Scotland. Retrieved 17 July 2015.
  12. ^ "Artemis Intelligent Power wins MacRobert Award". RAEng. Retrieved 17 July 2015.
  13. ^ Austin-Morgan, Tom. "World's most intelligent prosthetic limb wins MacRobert award". Retrieved 24 June 2016.
  14. ^ "World's most intelligent prosthetic limb wins UK's top innovation prize". Retrieved 24 June 2016.
  15. ^ "MacRobert award". Royal Academy of Engineering. Retrieved 2 July 2017.
  16. ^ "Chips that changed the classroom". Ingenia. Retrieved 2018-12-04.
  17. ^ Cellan-Jones, Rory. "Raspberry Pi scores UK's top engineering award". BBC. Retrieved 2 July 2017.
  18. ^ "Breath Biopsy platform scoops the UK's most prestigious award for engineering innovation". Royal Academy of Engineering (Press release).
  19. ^ "An easier way to diagnose disease". Ingenia. Retrieved 2018-12-04.

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