Finalists 2021

In association with Babcock

Aerospace & Defence

Adaptive Learning
Babcock International with Area 9 Lyceum


The University of Manchester with University College London (Mullard Space Science Laboratory), University of Stuttgart (IRS), University Politecnica Catalunya, GOMSpace, Deimos Space, Euroconsult, and concentric

University of Sheffield AMRC with Acciona, ALKE, Applynano, ARKEMA, AXIA, BSRIA, CETMA. CENTI, CITEVE, DIAGROUP, Embraer, Universidad De Alicante, Superior Graphite and PINOUT

GKN Aerospace with Swanson Aviation Consultancy, Pascall+Watson and Connected Places Catapult


Application of Games Technology in Automotive Digital Tools
Epic Games with BMW Group

Fusion Processing with Stagecoach Group Plc, Alexander Dennis, Transport Scotland, Naipier University and Bristol Robotics Lab

Vehicle Security Operations Centres for Type Approval Compliance

Warwick Moto
WMG, Warwick Manufacturing Group, Catapult & Norton Motorcycles with MIVOLT, Michelin, PWR, Dymag, Laserlines, Wraptastic, Rock West Composites, Xometry, Renthal, Pro-Bolt, embed, R&G, HEL, RS Components and BLK

White Motorcycle Concepts: WMC250EV
White Motorcycle Concepts with ACE Composites, EY3, John Keogh Design, RML and Total Sim

Energy & Environment

Aerofoil Energy with Williams Advanced Engineering

Biohydrogen from waste
University College London with Advanced Biofuel Solutions and Progressive Energy

Coventry Very Light Rail
The University of Warwick with Coventry City Council and Ingerop-Rendel

Working smarter to get to net zero
National Grid Electricity Transmission with Smart Wires and Omexom

Healthcare & Medical

A sensorimotor PROsthesis for the upper LIMB (PROLIMB)
Dr Helge Wurdemann, UCL with The University of Warwick, Global Disability Innovation hub, Otto Bock HealthCare, Re-NABLE and Steeper Group

Adapttech with Vangest and Citeve

iTraXS - Intra-tracheal multiplexed sensing
University of Nottingham with Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, P3 Medical, CHEATA, Bluefrog Design, Derby Clinical Trials Support Unit (all UK) and King Faisal Hospital (Saudi Arabia)

Paediatric Central Venous Catheter Training Simulator
Brunel University London with Guys' and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Warwick University with University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire, Leeds University, Exeter University, TeraView Ltd, QinetiQ, NPL, Intuitive Surgical, Kuka, and Lubrizol

Information, Data & Connectivity

5G Factory of the Future
University of Sheffield AMRC with BAE Systems, IBM, aql, MTT, Miralis, Digital Catapult

CICADAS: Contactless Interaction with CAD and Systems
CAE Tech with Babcock International

Harnessing Industry 4.0 to Optimise Performance in the Aluminium Industry
Air Products with Tandom Metallurgical Group

Next-Gen Rice Milling
Koolmill, Sheffield Hallam University (SHU) - The National Centre for Excellence in Food Engineering (NCEFE) with Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), Aston Business School, Siemens, JJA Pack and New Food Innovation

Rapid Evaluation and Planning Analysis Infrastructure for Railways (REPAIR)
Frazer-Nash Consultancy with University of Hull Logistics Institute

Manufacturing Technology

Automated Welding Equipment System Inspection Monitoring (AWESIM)
Cavendish Nuclear with Doosan Babcock, Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre, Advanced Nuclear Research Centre, Frazer Nash Consultancy, Peak NDT and Aquila.

Mass-Customisation in Robotic Assembly
CAE Tech with The Manufacturing Technology Centre

Next-Gen Rice Milling
Koolmill, Sheffield Hallam University (SHU) - The National Centre for Excellence in Food Engineering (NCEFE) with Aston Business School, Siemens, JJA Pack, New Food Innovation and Punjab Agricultural University (PAU)

PACE (Just in Time Clinical Pharmacy)
CPI, with Applied Materials, AstraZeneca, CME, GSK, National Physical Laboratory, Siemens.

Laser Additive Solutions with IVY-Tech, Brunel Innovation Centre, TARAZ Metrology, NAMRC

Wild Card

Forth with Rovco, D-RisQ, the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), Thales UK and The University of Manchester

Adaptive Learning
Babcock International with Area 9 Lyceum

Patricia Camila Air Lubrication

Silverstream Technologies with Sembcorp Marine

UCL-Nikon Collaboration on Next-Generation X-Ray Imaging
Nikon X-Tek Systems with UCL’s Advanced X-ray Imaging (AXIm) group

Young Innovator

Accessible storage for mobility impaired
Nishka Mathur, City of London School for Girls

Aman Surana - Warwick Moto

WMG, Warwick Manufacturing Group, Catapult & Norton Motorcycles

Fall Alert
Freddie Howells

In Veeta

Amir Hessari with Omar Al Maaytah and Riccardo Barbieri

TeenTech with Polysolor

Search & Rescue Robot for LICs
Reading School