2018 Category Shortlists
Defence, Security & Aerospace
Keyhole Surgery for Jet Engines
Rolls-Royce plc with
Compressor Aerofoil Residual Stress Mapping
Rolls-Royce with Strathclyde University - Advanced Forming Research Centre.
Kromek with Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Invincea (now called Two Six Labs); PSI (Physical Sciences Inc).
Worcester Scientific with Coomber Electronics, Precision Atomics, Sensor Technology and EM Analytical.
Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) with
Carbon Aluminium Automotive Hybrid Structures (
Gordon Murray Design Limited with Constellium, Brunel University London, Innoval Technology, and Bentley Motors.
The University of Manchester with Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (UK), Rolls-Royce (UK), Framatome (France) Electric Power Research Institute (USA), ANSTO (Australia) Wood (UK), National Nuclear Laboratory (UK).
Laing O'Rourke with Alstom, The University of Nottingham, Keonys,
Hydrogen Dual-Fuel Road Sweeper
Keynote PR with ULEMCo Ltd and Aberdeen City Council.
Composite Lightweight Automotive Suspension System (CLASS)
High Volume E-Machine Supply from the UK (HVEMS-UK)
Jaguar Land Rover Ltd (JLR) with TATA Steel UK Ltd (TATA), Midland Tool and Design Ltd (MTD), Grainger & Worrall Ltd (G&W), Motor Design Ltd (MDL), Horizon Instruments Ltd (Horizon), University of Warwick, Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG), Newcastle University (NU), High Speed Sustainable Manufacturing Institute (HSSMI).
Mercedes-Benz User Experience (
Elan PR on behalf of HARMAN & Daimler with Samsung, NVidia, Nuance.
Arup with AXA Insurance, Coventry City Council, Ford Motor Company, Gowling WLG, Horiba MIRA, Jaguar Land Rover, Milton Keynes Council, RDM Group (