The MacRobert Award is the premier award for UK engineering innovation.
Nominations for the 2024 award are now closed.
Meet our 2023 finalists below.
The MacRobert Award is the UK's longest-running and most prestigious national prize for engineering innovation.
The presentation of the Award recognises outstanding innovation coupled with tangible societal benefit and proven commercial success.
Originally founded by the MacRobert Trust, the Award is now presented and run by the Royal Academy of Engineering, with support from the Worshipful Company of Engineers.
Each year the winning team receives a gold medal, widespread publicity ,a £50,000 prize and an exclusive weekend away at Douneside House .
The 2023 MacRobert Award winner is:
Ceres Power for its pioneering clean energy technology, including fuel cells for power generation and electrolysers for green hydrogen.
The 2023 MacRobert Award finalists were:
nPlan whose machine-learning technology accurately forecasts how long every element of a construction project is likely to take and represents the most dramatic step forward in decades for forecasting and de-risking large-scale construction and infrastructure projects.
Paragraf for producing the first real commercial use of graphene in electronic devices, rather than as a structural additive in composites.