R&D Engineer Award

The R&D Engineer Award 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.

Nominate for the R&D Engineer Award

Deadline for entries: 19th July 2024

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.


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