Why enter?

“We’re very proud to win and IET Innovation Award”
Creavo Medical Technologies
2017 Healthcare Technologies Award winner

Now you’re here, we bet you’re wondering ‘Why should I enter the IET innovation Awards?’ and it is really very simple:

IET Innovation AwardsWhile there are a host of awards available out there offering the chance to showcase your engineering and technological advances, the IET Innovation Awards are open to anyone, anywhere, and with a truly fantastic range of benefits including:

  • The Awards Ceremony; a fantastic evening where you can connect and celebrate with other innovators at the top of their field
  • A 12 month ‘conference pass’ to receive up to 25% off a maximum of 4 of the IET’s events in the year following the Innovation Awards
  • Automatic consideration to deliver an IET EngTalk either as an Insight Speaker or Main Speaker
  • Be part of the Discover Innovation: Shortlist Showcase - space dedicated at the ceremony to shortlisted entrants to demonstrate their innovations first-hand
  • A representative for each of the winners will be invited onto an Innovation Award Judging Panel the following year
  • E&T magazine – feature in a double page spread in the number one engineering magazine in the UK, distributed to our 169,000 members
  • The IET Innovation Awards website – with a dedicated winners page containing direct links to your own website and description of your winning innovation
  • Winners will get support from the IET in-house communications team to secure editorial coverage
  • A specially designed and personalised award trophy to display in your own office or lab

And they are completely FREE to enter!

IET Innovation AwardsRaise your profile with the awards

“It feels fantastic to have won and IET award!”
NavTech Radar
2017 Transport Award winner

  • Aligning yourself with excellence – the IET is the second largest membership organisation for engineers in the world
  • Raising your personal or company profile – shortlisted and winning entries are promoted to our 169,000 members all over the world, offering fantastic domestic and international coverage
  • Proving your knowledge – increasing your reputation within the industry across the globe
  • Independent and authoritative – judged by our expert panels of judges from industry and academia
  • Credible - Supported by so many organisations including the department for Business Innovation and Skills, The Energy Innovation Centre and Cambridge Wireless


ABBAltranArrow ElectronicsAltranFrazer-NashGCHQMathworksAltran RS Components Siemens WMG


BEIS  Breakthrough Magazine Cambridge NetworkInnovation Leadership ForumNapierE&T Startups MagazineE&Tiet.tv