R&D Engineer Award 2023

The R&D Engineer Award, sponsored by Ross Video, will recognise a dynamic and innovative engineer, who represents the very best of our broadcasting profession. She is a high achiever, a problem solver and a team player. She should be an inspiration to her colleagues, the wider profession and also inspire others to follow in her footsteps.

What the judges are looking for

  • Formulation of resourceful, innovative and aesthetically appealing engineering solutions. Describe the way in which the nominee has taken a resourceful, innovative or entrepreneurial approach to solve engineering problems, developed elegant designs, and/or pursued ground-breaking research in broadcast.
  • Contribution to sustainable engineering practices. Provide details of how the nominee has considered sustainability (social, environmental and economic) in undertaking their engineering work.
  • Pioneering in the use of materials and/or approach. Describe the way in which the nominee has used materials or employed best practices or methods which are novel, innovative and creative.

Key Dates

  • Nominations Open – Monday 10th July 2023
  • Nominations Closing Date – Friday 1st September 2023*
  • Shortlist Announced – At IBC Show 2023
  • Awards  Ceremony – Tuesday 7th November 2023

*Extended deadline

When applying

Please note – there is no save option on the form, so we would recommend drafting your longer answers on Word/Notes and copying/pasting onto the form. There is a minimum and maximum word count on applications – we encourage you to keep to these else the submission will be void.

Terms and conditions can be viewed here. For any further questions, please contact Rise on awards@risewib.com.

The Rise Awards 2023 entries are now closed

The shortlist will be revealed on Sunday 17th September, 14:45 in the Forum at IBC – and online.

Tickets will go on sale for the Awards in September on this site.