IOP Business Innovation Awards

Gain greater recognition for your company’s achievements through the IOP Business Innovation Awards – now open for entries.

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These are the only awards in the UK and Ireland recognising companies that have built success on the innovative application of physics.

Enter online now.

Winning an IOP Business Innovation Award is a mark of recognition that your company is at the cutting edge of physics and business. Your profile will grow – and so will your value.

As a winner, you’ll be presented with your distinctive trophy by our president at a high-profile parliamentary reception attended by senior figures from government and industry, and will have the chance to bring a team to our awards dinner – the community’s annual celebration of the very best of physics.

You’ll also be able to participate in our new Business Innovation and Growth Network, making the connections that will help to make your business even stronger.

We’ll work with you to tailor the rest of your awards package to your own circumstances, including substantial promotional support through our member community, media contacts and digital networks.

The awards recognise outstanding achievements by in the categories of:

Commended Innovation

Awarded to businesses for outstanding innovative applications of physics that push technological boundaries or develop bespoke solutions to market challenges, opening up new opportunities for discovery or market creation.

Innovation Award

Awarded to businesses for bringing new physics-based products, processes or services to market, with a transformative effect resulting in increased turnover, profitability and jobs.

Find out more and apply online via our nominations portal before 19 May.

Winner Network 

Here’s what some of our 2016 winners had to say:

"Jaguar Land Rover is committed to original research that improves our customers' experiences. We are delighted to receive this prestigious award."
Antony Harper, Head of Research, Jaguar Land Rover

"This award recognises the passion and skill of our scientists and engineers. Their innovation captures the spirit of our business."
Rakesh Sharma, CEO, Ultra Electronics

"Receiving an IOP Commended Innovation for our novel use of magnetism underscores our reputation for innovation as we expand into new markets."
Eric Mayes, CEO, Endomag