How to enter

To apply for an IOP Innovation Awards, please refer to the guidance notes and then complete and return the entry form to

Eligibility criteria

  • Entrants must operate as a company or business unit (of any size) in the UK or Ireland
  • Business must have at least two full-time UK employees or part-time equivalents
  • The entry form and additional materials submitted must be authorised by an appropriate representative, eg a board director or, for larger companies, the relevant department/business unit head
  • One or two testimonials must be provided in support of the entry (see testimonial form for further guidance)


  • Call for application opened on 1 February 2016
  • The IOP Innovation Awards judging panel will meet in June to consider the entries and decide this year’s winners. The winners will be announced in July
  • The closing date for applications is 27 May 2016