If you know an engineer or engineering team burning with disruptive ideas that could change the world, Queen Elizabeth wants to know about.
The Royal Academy of Engineering along with British Embassy in Washington are seeking nominations for the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering, a 1 million pound prize to be awarded to up to three individuals for groundbreaking work in engineering. Her Majesty will personally award the first prize next spring.
An embassy spokesman says the award seeks to expand U.K.-U.S. collaboration on technology research and engineering best practices. The award is also intended to inspire the next generation of engineers. Queen Elizabeth is providing 1 million good reasons for pursuing an engineering career.
Nominations for the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering are open until Sept. 14. You can register to nominate a candidate here.
The Twitter feed for the Prize is here.