Call for entries – deadline 27 May 2016

Know a company that has created a successful innovation from physics? Tell them to enter the IOP Innovation Awards.


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

Tell your network to apply and be recognised as being at the cutting edge of physics and business.

Winning companies will be given the opportunity to:

• Attend a parliamentary event to showcase innovations
• Engage with leaders in business, policy-making and academia
• Receive an invite to the annual IOP Awards Ceremony
• Receive media attention via IOP press activity and from local press

Entrants should be able to demonstrate business improvements or growth in terms of turnover or job creation; or substantive economic, societal and/or other impact.

We welcome applications from companies of all sizes. Previous winners have generated profit, secured jobs and improved efficiency in a wide range of sectors including oil and gas, medical technologies and high-tech manufacturing. You can read about their success here.

The closing date to submit an entry is 27 May 2016.

Please see our terms and conditions at or contact [email protected].

You may also be interested in the Best Practice in Professional Development Awards 2016. We urge organisations with an interest in physics and a good professional development structure to apply. The closing date for nominations is 30 June 2016. For details on how to apply, visit our website or email [email protected].