Finalists 2019

In association with Frazer-Nash Consultancy


Magnet Free Traction Motors for Commercial Vehicles: HDSRM 
Advanced Electric Machines Limited, Tevva Motors, Newcastle University, Motor Design Limited

Autonomous Bus
Fusion Processing Ltd, Stagecoach, Alexander Dennis Ltd

Rotary 6 Phase Electric Range Extender (R6 E-REX) 
Libralato Ltd, University of Manchester, University of Eindhoven, University of Bucharest, Tevva Motors, CRITT M2A, Libralato Ltd.

University of the West of England, AXA UK, BAE Systems, Bristol City Council, South Gloucestershire Council, First Bus, Fusion Processing, Williams Advanced Engineering, Burges Salmon, University of Bristol and University of the West of England.

Enhancement of Inductive Power Transfer (IPT) for Wireless EV Charging 
University of Cambridge, EPSRC, University of Auckland, Dynex Semiconductor, McLaren Automotive, Advanced Technology and Materials

Aerospace, Defence & Security

Landing gear of the future
Alvant, Innovate UK

High G centrifuge
Thales, AMST, Atkins, GallifordTry

Phoenix Unmanned Air System 
University of the Highlands and Islands, Banks Sails, TCS Micropumps, IQE, Stirling Dynamics, the Centre for Process Innovation, the Manufacturing Technology Centre, the National Composites Centre, the University of Bristol, the University of Newcastle, the University of Southampton, the University of Sheffield.

Worn BioDetector: Bio-Aerosol to Droplet Converter (Bio-A/D) for Biological Threat Detection 
University of Hertfordshire, Defence Science and Technology Laboratory, Porton Down, UK.

Aerospace Integration Research Centre (AIRC)
Cranfield University, Airbus, Rolls-Royce

UK scientists generate electricity from rare element to power future space missions
University of Leicester, National Nuclear Laboratory, European Thermodynamics Ltd

Energy & Environment

New engine efficiency technology makes gensets cleaner and greener 
Bowman Power, Department of Energy and Climate Change, Innovate UK, Rolls-Royce Power Systems, Cummins, Lloyds Register and University College London

The Green Ammonia Demonstrator 
Siemens, The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), Oxford University, The University of Cardiff, Innovate UK

Cardiff University, University of Bristol; East Greenland Ice Core Project; RESPONDER project, Scott Polar Research Institute and Aberystwyth University

The Low Carbon Power and Energy Programme (LCPE)
University of Strathclyde, ScottishPower, SSE, Wood

Safewater Innovation 
Ulster University, Cantaro Azul (Mexico), Centro de Ciencia y Tecnologia de Antioquia (Colombia), University of Medellin(Colombia), University of Sao Paulo (Brazil)

SCENe (Sustainable Community Energy Networks)
University of Nottingham, Smartklub; A.T. Kearney, Igloo Blueprint, 
Loughborough University, SlamJam, URBED, Solar Ready, Confers

Healthcare & Medical

Amputee Liner Wear Comfort Improvement by Laser Drilling 
ES Precision Ltd, Blatchford Group

Laparoscopic molecular probe for prostate cancer surgery
Lightpoint Medical, National Physical Laboratory

Smart soles 
Infi-Tex, Conductive transfers, university of Kent, school of sport and exercise

Printed Pills: Inkjet printing for pharmaceutical applications
Added Scientific Ltd, Xaar Plc, Astra Zeneca

Information, Data & Connectivity

LCR 4.0
Virtual Engineering Centre, The Nursery Kitchen

OAK - The University of Sheffield, Birmingham City Council, The Floow Ltd, ACSE - The University of Sheffield, Comune di Torino, Knowledge Now Ltd, Sheffield Hallam University, Ayuntamiento de Santander, Machine2Learn BV, Delft University of Technology, University of Cantabria, Software Mind - Ailleron, AizoOn Consulting S.r.l, 5T Torino, Aimsun SL

Maritime Autonomy for Plymouth
Thales, Plymouth ecosystem (e.g. Plymouth Marine Business Technology Centre)

GeoSHM Project
UbiPOS UK Ltd, University of Nottingham, BRDI (China Railway Major Bridge Reconnaissance & Design Institute Co. Ltd.), Leica Geosystems, GVL (Geomatic Ventures Limited), Amey, Transport Scotland.

Manufacturing Technology

Viable Alternative Mine Operating System (VAMOS)
BMT, Soil Machine Dynamics Limited (UK), Damen Dredging Equipment BV (The Netherlands), INESC PORTO (Portugal), Fugro EMU Limited (UK), Zentrum für Telematik e.V. (Germany), Montanuniversität Leoben (Austria), MINERALIA (Portugal), Marine Minerals Limited (UK), SANDVIK (Austria), GeoloskiZavodSlovenije (Slovenia), CENTRO FUTURO (Spain), European Federation of Geologists (Belgium), Trelleborg Ede B.V. (The Netherlands), Federalni zavod za geologiju (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Fondacijaza Obnovui Razvoj Regije Vares (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

OPTAMOT: Optimised Designs for Additively Manufactured Magneto Optical Traps 
Added Scientific, Cold Atoms and Quantum Optics Group, University of Nottingham, Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics Group, University of Sussex

Nuclear Innovation Programme - SIMPLE and InFORM
Nuclear AMRC, University of Sheffield Physics Dept, University of Strathclyde, TWI, Peak NDT, Sheffield Forgemasters, Metlase, Cambridge Vacuum Engineering

SprayCoat – A step change in Lithium-ion battery manufacture.
KW Special Projects, University of Warwick (WMG)

Micro-photogrammetry for additive manufacturing form measurement
University of Nottingham, Manufacturing Metrology Team, Taraz Metrology Ltd, University of Arkansas

SHYMAN – sustainable hydrothermal manufacturing of nanomaterials 
Promethean Particles, UVa, Institute of High Pressure Warsaw, Czech Technical Univeristy, VLCI, University of Oxford, TopGaN, Solvay, Repsol, Pielaszek Research, PPG, GTVT s.r.o., Centro Ricerche Fiat, Endor Nanotechnologies, Ceramisys

Young Innovator

Design of a Fixture for Welding Conveyor Frames of Varying Dimensions
St. Patrick’s Academy Dungannon, Sentinus

Engineering for People Design Challenge
Engineers Without Borders UK

Facial Recognition Door Entry System and Home Monitoring System for the Elderly 
Freddie Howells, CETEC - Centre for Excellence in Technology Enhanced Care

Richard Crosse Racing 2018 
WMG University of Warwick, TSSMAT: The Small Schools Multi-Academy Trust, APC: The Advanced Propulsion Centre

EDGE4x4 - Land Rover 4x4 in Schools Technology Challenge 
PLUS Automation Ltd, The King's School, Worcester

Future Brunels
SS Great Britain Trust, Bedminster Down School, Cotham School, Merchants' Academy, Redland Green School