AWARDS CATEGORIES

Entries are now open for the Elektra Awards 2024! Now is the time to celebrate the achievements of yourself, individuals, teams or organisations that are making remarkable contributions across the global electronics industry.

Take a look at the 17 categories below, all available to enter for free!

FREE ENTRY DEADLINE: FRIDAY 2 AUGUST 2024*

*T&Cs: Entries made after 2 August will incur a late fee of £195 per entry, for one week only.

Manufacturer of the Year

Manufacturers, including OEMs, sub-contractors, and EMS companies with operations in the UK qualify to enter for this award. It will go to the manufacturer that has demonstrated the most impressive level of commercial success and executed new business projects in global markets over the past 12 months.

For your entry to be considered, the judges will want to see evidence of achievements between 01 June 2023 – 31 May 2024

Entry criteria 

Title of Award submission

If your entry is successful, this title will be used to promote your entry.

Why should you win?

In no more than 100 words, please tell our judges why your entry should win this year.

Executive summary

Be clear, concise, and accurate, and avoid marketing-speak. Please summarise your company objectives and overall strategy, and how you have gone above and beyond during the past 12 months. Please include:

  • A brief description of your company and its contribution to the electronics industry
  • Examples of your ‘customer’ demographics
  • Evidence of an effective commercial strategy for the future
  • How you provide value to your customers and why they use your services. What are you offering that makes you stand out?
  • What value you bring to your vendor partners

We are looking for companies that are able to adapt and respond to a dynamic and changing market.

This statement has a limit of 750 words.

How are you innovating?

We’re looking for companies that demonstrate innovation in developing and bringing to market new concepts, services, products and solutions, and how they stand out from the competition. Innovation could also include working practices and corporate management initiatives, not just technology. Tell us:

  • What’s new, exciting and innovative about your organisation?
  • How your innovations have helped your customers’ needs.

This question has a limit of 500 words.

Impact of the organisation

As well as your customers, what do your employees think of your organisation? Are you a great place to work? Please provide summary evidence of:

A) Training programmes

B) Apprenticeship schemes

C) Diversity

D) Equality

E) Any other organisational highlights

This statement has a limit of 500 words.

Green and sustainability credentials

Please provide summary evidence of your green credentials and sustainability efforts:

A) Recycling: as a business, do you ensure to maximise your recycling efforts, and do you use already recycled materials?

B) Environmental impact: Do you analyse the end-to-end environmental impact of your business?

C) Your suppliers: Do you conduct supplier audits to ensure your suppliers are taking environmental (as well as ethical) measures to reduce CO2 emissions?

D) Accreditation: If applicable, please list any accreditations you have achieved such as being Energy Star compliant, achieving ISO 14001 or IPEAT certification for any of your products. If no, what are your plans for the future?

E) Additional green credentials: Anything else you wish to highlight?

This statement has a limit of 500 words.

Supporting files and statements 

Testimonials

You should obtain your testimonials from clients, partners and industry figures, rather than employees of your organisation. There is no word limit for this information, so please provide multiple, in-depth statements to strengthen your submission.

Supporting materials

Uploading supporting material is optional and at your own discretion. As a minimum, we recommend uploading images and, if appropriate, financial figures to strengthen your submitted statements. Judges are not required to score supporting material but can use supporting material as evidence to support a claim. For this reason, please ensure all important statements are included in the main body of your awards submission - do not rely on the supporting materials section alone to evidence your entry.

Please upload all materials as a single zipped file containing no more than 3 documents.

Video link

If a picture’s worth a thousand words, think what a video can do! This is not mandatory but we strongly recommend providing a video link to show the judges a visual of your entry. Please do not exceed a time limit of 5 minutes.

Company logo

This should be supplied in colour as a vector eps file. We recommend a dpi of at least 300. If your entry is successful, we will use this logo to promote you as a finalist on our website.

Supporting image

Please provide a JPEG or PNG image that best supports your entry (eg. product, building or team image).

Promotional summary

Please provide a short summary, in no more than 50 words, of your entry. This may appear in the printed event guide and in any relevant marketing communications about the awards should you make the shortlist. Please note that we reserve the right to edit this summary for consistency and publishing reasons.

Start-up of the Year

Partner: 

Venture funded or privately financed companies that have set up operations in Europe can enter for this award. Judges will look for evidence that a company is building a business to be competitive in global markets, in design, manufacturing or distribution.

For your entry to be considered, the judges will want to see evidence of achievements between 01 June 2023 – 31 May 2024

Entry criteria

Title of Award submission

If your entry is successful, this title will be used to promote your entry.

Why should you win?

In no more than 100 words, please tell our judges why your entry should win this year.

Executive summary

Be clear, concise, and accurate, and avoid marketing-speak. Please summarise your company objectives and overall strategy, and how you have gone above and beyond during the past 12 months. Please include:

  • A brief description of your company and its contribution to the electronics industry
  • Examples of your ‘customer’ demographics
  • Evidence of an effective commercial strategy for the future
  • How you provide value to your customers and why they use your services. What are you offering that makes you stand out?
  • What value you bring to your vendor partners

We are looking for companies that are able to adapt and respond to a dynamic and changing market.

This statement has a limit of 750 words.

How are you innovating?

We’re looking for companies that demonstrate innovation in developing and bringing to market new concepts, services, products and solutions, and how they stand out from the competition. Innovation could also include working practices and corporate management initiatives, not just technology. Tell us:

  • What’s new, exciting and innovative about your organisation?
  • How your innovations have helped your customers’ needs.

This question has a limit of 500 words.

Impact of the organisation

As well as your customers, what do your employees think of your organisation? Are you a great place to work? Please provide summary evidence of:

A) Training programmes

B) Apprenticeship schemes

C) Diversity

D) Equality

E) Any other organisational highlights

This statement has a limit of 500 words.

Green and sustainability credentials

Please provide summary evidence of your green credentials and sustainability efforts:

A) Recycling: as a business, do you ensure to maximise your recycling efforts, and do you use already recycled materials?

B) Environmental impact: Do you analyse the end-to-end environmental impact of your business?

C) Your suppliers: Do you conduct supplier audits to ensure your suppliers are taking environmental (as well as ethical) measures to reduce CO2 emissions?

D) Accreditation: If applicable, please list any accreditations you have achieved such as being Energy Star compliant, achieving ISO 14001 or IPEAT certification for any of your products. If no, what are your plans for the future?

E) Additional green credentials: Anything else you wish to highlight?

This statement has a limit of 500 words.

Supporting files and statements

Testimonials

You should obtain your testimonials from clients, partners and industry figures, rather than employees of your organisation. There is no word limit for this information, so please provide multiple, in-depth statements to strengthen your submission.

Supporting materials

Uploading supporting material is optional and at your own discretion. As a minimum, we recommend uploading images and, if appropriate, financial figures to strengthen your submitted statements. Judges are not required to score supporting material but can use supporting material as evidence to support a claim. For this reason, please ensure all important statements are included in the main body of your awards submission - do not rely on the supporting materials section alone to evidence your entry.

Please upload all materials as a single zipped file containing no more than 3 documents.

Video link

If a picture’s worth a thousand words, think what a video can do! This is not mandatory but we strongly recommend providing a video link to show the judges a visual of your entry. Please do not exceed a time limit of 5 minutes.

Company logo

This should be supplied in colour as a vector eps file. We recommend a dpi of at least 300. If your entry is successful, we will use this logo to promote you as a finalist on our website.

Supporting image

Please provide a JPEG or PNG image that best supports your entry (eg. product, building or team image).

Promotional summary

Please provide a short summary, in no more than 50 words, of your entry. This may appear in the printed event guide and in any relevant marketing communications about the awards should you make the shortlist. Please note that we reserve the right to edit this summary for consistency and publishing reasons.

Best Electronics Workplace Award

*NEW*

Showcase your workplace. Have you introduced any creative, practical or innovative work practices that enhance a work-life balance? We are looking for workplaces that have an energetic and diverse mix that make it better, more energy efficient and/or more conducive to employee productivity or wellbeing.

For your entry to be considered, the judges will want to see evidence of achievements between 01 June 2023 – 31 May 2024

Entry criteria

Title of Award submission

If your entry is successful, this title will be used to promote your entry.

Why should you win?

In no more than 100 words, please tell our judges why your entry should win this year.

Executive summary

Be clear, concise, and accurate, and avoid marketing-speak. Please summarise your company objectives and overall strategy, and how you have gone above and beyond during the past 12 months. Please include:

  • A brief description of your company and its contribution to the electronics industry
  • Examples of your ‘customer’ demographics
  • Evidence of an effective commercial strategy for the future
  • How you provide value to your customers and why they use your services. What are you offering that makes you stand out?
  • What value you bring to your vendor partners

We are looking for companies that are able to adapt and respond to a dynamic and changing market.

This statement has a limit of 750 words.

How are you innovating?

We’re looking for companies that demonstrate innovation in developing and bringing to market new concepts, services, products and solutions, and how they stand out from the competition. Innovation could also include working practices and corporate management initiatives, not just technology. Tell us:

  • What’s new, exciting and innovative about your organisation?
  • How your innovations have helped your customers’ needs.

This question has a limit of 500 words.

Impact of the organisation

As well as your customers, what do your employees think of your organisation? Are you a great place to work? Please provide summary evidence of:

A) Training programmes

B) Apprenticeship schemes

C) Diversity

D) Equality

E) Any other organisational highlights

This statement has a limit of 500 words.

Green and sustainability credentials Please provide summary evidence of your green credentials and sustainability efforts:

A) Recycling: as a business, do you ensure to maximise your recycling efforts, and do you use already recycled materials?

B) Environmental impact: Do you analyse the end-to-end environmental impact of your business?

C) Your suppliers: Do you conduct supplier audits to ensure your suppliers are taking environmental (as well as ethical) measures to reduce CO2 emissions?

D) Accreditation: If applicable, please list any accreditations you have achieved such as being Energy Star compliant, achieving ISO 14001 or IPEAT certification for any of your products. If no, what are your plans for the future?

E) Additional green credentials: Anything else you wish to highlight?

This statement has a limit of 500 words.

Supporting files and statements

Testimonials

You should obtain your testimonials from clients, partners and industry figures, rather than employees of your organisation. There is no word limit for this information, so please provide multiple, in-depth statements to strengthen your submission.

Supporting materials

Uploading supporting material is optional and at your own discretion. As a minimum, we recommend uploading images and, if appropriate, financial figures to strengthen your submitted statements. Judges are not required to score supporting material but can use supporting material as evidence to support a claim. For this reason, please ensure all important statements are included in the main body of your awards submission - do not rely on the supporting materials section alone to evidence your entry.

Please upload all materials as a single zipped file containing no more than 3 documents.

Video link

If a picture’s worth a thousand words, think what a video can do! This is not mandatory but we strongly recommend providing a video link to show the judges a visual of your entry. Please do not exceed a time limit of 5 minutes.

Company logo

This should be supplied in colour as a vector eps file. We recommend a dpi of at least 300. If your entry is successful, we will use this logo to promote you as a finalist on our website.

Supporting image

Please provide a JPEG or PNG image that best supports your entry (eg. product, building or team image).

Promotional summary

Please provide a short summary, in no more than 50 words, of your entry. This may appear in the printed event guide and in any relevant marketing communications about the awards should you make the shortlist. Please note that we reserve the right to edit this summary for consistency and publishing reasons.

Test Product of the Year

This award will be won by a test instrument or system that demonstrates technical capabilities and usefulness which differentiates it from competitor products.

To be eligible for this award, products must have been completed between 01 June 2023 – 31 May 2024

Entry criteria

Name of Product

If your entry is successful, this title will be used to promote your entry.

Why should you win?

In no more than 100 words, please tell our judges why your entry should win this year.

Executive summary

Be clear, concise, and accurate, and avoid marketing-speak. Please summarise:

1. What the product is and what it does.

2. Evidence of innovation: how innovative are the novel elements within this product?

3. How does the product address its intended application better than incumbent products? Please include performance parameters, in number form where possible.

This statement has a limit of 750 words.

Impact of the product

Please state the impact this product has had, be sure to include:

1. What has the product helped your customers to achieve?

2. What additional applications or markets might this product open-up?

This statement has a limit of 500 words.

Green and sustainability credentials

Please provide summary evidence of your green credentials and sustainability efforts:

A) Recycling: as a business, do you ensure to maximise your recycling efforts, and do you use already recycled materials in your products?

B) Environmental impact: Do you analyse the end-to-end environmental impact of your products?

C) Your suppliers: Do you conduct supplier audits to ensure your suppliers are taking environmental (as well as ethical) measures to reduce CO2 emissions?

D) Accreditation: If applicable, please list any accreditations you have achieved such as being Energy Star compliant, achieving ISO 14001 or IPEAT certification for any of your products. If no, what are your plans for the future?

E) Additional green credentials: Anything else you wish to highlight?

This statement has a limit of 500 words.

Supporting files and statements

Testimonials

You should obtain your testimonials from clients, partners and industry figures, rather than employees of your organisation. There is no word limit for this information, so please provide multiple, in-depth statements to strengthen your submission.

Supporting materials

Uploading supporting material is optional and at your own discretion. As a minimum, we recommend uploading images and, if appropriate, financial figures to strengthen your submitted statements. Judges are not required to score supporting material but can use supporting material as evidence to support a claim. For this reason, please ensure all important statements are included in the main body of your awards submission - do not rely on the supporting materials section alone to evidence your entry.

Please upload all materials as a single zipped file containing no more than 3 documents.

Video link

If a picture’s worth a thousand words, think what a video can do! This is not mandatory but we strongly recommend providing a video link to show the judges a visual of your entry. Please do not exceed a time limit of 5 minutes.

Company logo

This should be supplied in colour as a vector eps file. We recommend a dpi of at least 300. If your entry is successful, we will use this logo to promote you as a finalist on our website.

Supporting image

Please provide a JPEG or PNG image that best supports your entry (eg. product, building or team image).

Promotional summary

Please provide a short summary, in no more than 50 words, of your entry. This may appear in the printed event guide and in any relevant marketing communications about the awards should you make the shortlist. Please note that we reserve the right to edit this summary for consistency and publishing reasons.

Automotive Electronics Award

This award celebrates the achievements of design engineers in developing market specific end-products. It will recognise innovative product design which has had a significant impact in its market. This category is open to component suppliers, LED manufacturers, embedded systems and end-product OEMs.

To be eligible for this award, products must have been completed between 01 June 2023 – 31 May 2024

Entry criteria 

Name of Product

If your entry is successful, this title will be used to promote your entry.

Why should you win?

In no more than 100 words, please tell our judges why your entry should win this year.

Executive summary

Be clear, concise, and accurate, and avoid marketing-speak. Please summarise:

1. What the product is and what it does.

2. Evidence of innovation: how innovative are the novel elements within this product?

3. How does the product address its intended application better than incumbent products? Please include performance parameters, in number form where possible.

This statement has a limit of 750words.

Impact of the product

Please state the impact this product has had, be sure to include:

1. What has the product helped your customers to achieve?

2. What additional applications or markets might this product open-up?

This statement has a limit of 500 words.

Green and sustainability credentials

Please provide summary evidence of your green credentials and sustainability efforts:

A) Recycling: as a business, do you ensure to maximise your recycling efforts, and do you use already recycled materials in your products?

B) Environmental impact: Do you analyse the end-to-end environmental impact of your products?

C) Your suppliers: Do you conduct supplier audits to ensure your suppliers are taking environmental (as well as ethical) measures to reduce CO2 emissions?

D) Accreditation: If applicable, please list any accreditations you have achieved such as being Energy Star compliant, achieving ISO 14001 or IPEAT certification for any of your products. If no, what are your plans for the future?

E) Additional green credentials: Anything else you wish to highlight?

This statement has a limit of 500 words.

Supporting files and statements 

Testimonials

You should obtain your testimonials from clients, partners and industry figures, rather than employees of your organisation. There is no word limit for this information, so please provide multiple, in-depth statements to strengthen your submission.

Supporting materials

Uploading supporting material is optional and at your own discretion. As a minimum, we recommend uploading images and, if appropriate, financial figures to strengthen your submitted statements. Judges are not required to score supporting material but can use supporting material as evidence to support a claim. For this reason, please ensure all important statements are included in the main body of your awards submission - do not rely on the supporting materials section alone to evidence your entry.

Please upload all materials as a single zipped file containing no more than 3 documents.

Video link

If a picture’s worth a thousand words, think what a video can do! This is not mandatory but we strongly recommend providing a video link to show the judges a visual of your entry. Please do not exceed a time limit of 5 minutes.

Company logo

This should be supplied in colour as a vector eps file. We recommend a dpi of at least 300. If your entry is successful, we will use this logo to promote you as a finalist on our website.

Supporting image

Please provide a JPEG or PNG image that best supports your entry (eg. product, building or team image).

Promotional summary

Please provide a short summary, in no more than 50 words, of your entry. This may appear in the printed event guide and in any relevant marketing communications about the awards should you make the shortlist. Please note that we reserve the right to edit this summary for consistency and publishing reasons.

Design Tool and Development Software Product of the Year

Partner:

An award for the hardware and software design tool, application, hardware or software IP that demonstrates technical capabilities which differentiate it from competitor products.

To be eligible for this award, products must have been completed between 01 June 2023 – 31 May 2024

Semiconductor Product of the Year (Analogue)

An award for an analogue or mixed signal semiconductor that demonstrates technical capabilities which differentiate it from competitor products.

To be eligible for this award, products must have been completed between 01 June 2023 – 31 May 2024

Entry criteria

Name of Product

If your entry is successful, this title will be used to promote your entry.

Why should you win?

In no more than 100 words, please tell our judges why your entry should win this year.

Executive summary

Be clear, concise, and accurate, and avoid marketing-speak. Please summarise:

1. What the product is and what it does.

2. Evidence of innovation: how innovative are the novel elements within this product?

3. How does the product address its intended application better than incumbent products? Please include performance parameters, in number form where possible.

This statement has a limit of 750 words.

Impact of the product

Please state the impact this product has had, be sure to include:

1. What has the product helped your customers to achieve?

2. What additional applications or markets might this product open-up?

This statement has a limit of 500 words.

Green and sustainability credentials

Please provide summary evidence of your green credentials and sustainability efforts:

A) Recycling: as a business, do you ensure to maximise your recycling efforts, and do you use already recycled materials in your products?

B) Environmental impact: Do you analyse the end-to-end environmental impact of your products?

C) Your suppliers: Do you conduct supplier audits to ensure your suppliers are taking environmental (as well as ethical) measures to reduce CO2 emissions?

D) Accreditation: If applicable, please list any accreditations you have achieved such as being Energy Star compliant, achieving ISO 14001 or IPEAT certification for any of your products. If no, what are your plans for the future?

E) Additional green credentials: Anything else you wish to highlight?

This statement has a limit of 500 words.

Supporting files and statements

Testimonials

You should obtain your testimonials from clients, partners and industry figures, rather than employees of your organisation. There is no word limit for this information, so please provide multiple, in-depth statements to strengthen your submission.

Supporting materials

Uploading supporting material is optional and at your own discretion. As a minimum, we recommend uploading images and, if appropriate, financial figures to strengthen your submitted statements. Judges are not required to score supporting material but can use supporting material as evidence to support a claim. For this reason, please ensure all important statements are included in the main body of your awards submission - do not rely on the supporting materials section alone to evidence your entry.

Please upload all materials as a single zipped file containing no more than 3 documents.

Video link

If a picture’s worth a thousand words, think what a video can do! This is not mandatory but we strongly recommend providing a video link to show the judges a visual of your entry. Please do not exceed a time limit of 5 minutes.

Company logo

This should be supplied in colour as a vector eps file. We recommend a dpi of at least 300. If your entry is successful, we will use this logo to promote you as a finalist on our website.

Supporting image

Please provide a JPEG or PNG image that best supports your entry (eg. product, building or team image).

Promotional summary

Please provide a short summary, in no more than 50 words, of your entry. This may appear in the printed event guide and in any relevant marketing communications about the awards should you make the shortlist. Please note that we reserve the right to edit this summary for consistency and publishing reasons.

Passive/Interconnection Product of the Year

*UPDATED CATEGORY*

An award for a passive or electromechanical component demonstrating technical capabilities that elevate it for specific applications or differentiate it from its competitors.

To be eligible for this award, products must have been completed between 01 June 2023 – 31 May 2024

Entry criteria

Name of Product

If your entry is successful, this title will be used to promote your entry.

Why should you win?

In no more than 100 words, please tell our judges why your entry should win this year.

Executive summary

Be clear, concise, and accurate, and avoid marketing-speak. Please summarise:

1. What the product is and what it does.

2. Evidence of innovation: how innovative are the novel elements within this product?

3. How does the product address its intended application better than incumbent products? Please include performance parameters, in number form where possible.

This statement has a limit of 750 words.

Impact of the product

Please state the impact this product has had, be sure to include:

1. What has the product helped your customers to achieve?

2. What additional applications or markets might this product open-up?

This statement has a limit of 500 words.

Green and sustainability credentials

Please provide summary evidence of your green credentials and sustainability efforts:

A) Recycling: as a business, do you ensure to maximise your recycling efforts, and do you use already recycled materials in your products?

B) Environmental impact: Do you analyse the end-to-end environmental impact of your products?

C) Your suppliers: Do you conduct supplier audits to ensure your suppliers are taking environmental (as well as ethical) measures to reduce CO2 emissions?

D) Accreditation: If applicable, please list any accreditations you have achieved such as being Energy Star compliant, achieving ISO 14001 or IPEAT certification for any of your products. If no, what are your plans for the future?

E) Additional green credentials: Anything else you wish to highlight?

This statement has a limit of 500 words.

Supporting files and statements

Testimonials

You should obtain your testimonials from clients, partners and industry figures, rather than employees of your organisation. There is no word limit for this information, so please provide multiple, in-depth statements to strengthen your submission.

Supporting materials

Uploading supporting material is optional and at your own discretion. As a minimum, we recommend uploading images and, if appropriate, financial figures to strengthen your submitted statements. Judges are not required to score supporting material but can use supporting material as evidence to support a claim. For this reason, please ensure all important statements are included in the main body of your awards submission - do not rely on the supporting materials section alone to evidence your entry.

Please upload all materials as a single zipped file containing no more than 3 documents.

Video link

If a picture’s worth a thousand words, think what a video can do! This is not mandatory but we strongly recommend providing a video link to show the judges a visual of your entry. Please do not exceed a time limit of 5 minutes.

Company logo

This should be supplied in colour as a vector eps file. We recommend a dpi of at least 300. If your entry is successful, we will use this logo to promote you as a finalist on our website.

Supporting image

Please provide a JPEG or PNG image that best supports your entry (eg. product, building or team image).

Promotional summary

Please provide a short summary, in no more than 50 words, of your entry. This may appear in the printed event guide and in any relevant marketing communications about the awards should you make the shortlist. Please note that we reserve the right to edit this summary for consistency and publishing reasons.

Semiconductor Product of the Year (Digital)

Partner: 

This award is for a digital semiconductor IC or chip, including power management chips, where the digital element is the main differentiating function, demonstrating technical capabilities that differentiate it from its competitors.

To be eligible for this award, products must have been completed between 01 June 2023 – 31 May 2024

Entry criteria

Name of Product

If your entry is successful, this title will be used to promote your entry.

Why should you win?

In no more than 100 words, please tell our judges why your entry should win this year.

Executive summary

Be clear, concise, and accurate, and avoid marketing-speak. Please summarise:

1. What the product is and what it does.

2. Evidence of innovation: how innovative are the novel elements within this product?

3. How does the product address its intended application better than incumbent products? Please include performance parameters, in number form where possible.

This statement has a limit of 750 words.

Impact of the product

Please state the impact this product has had, be sure to include:

1. What has the product helped your customers to achieve?

2. What additional applications or markets might this product open-up?

This statement has a limit of 500 words.

Green and sustainability credentials

Please provide summary evidence of your green credentials and sustainability efforts:

A) Recycling: as a business, do you ensure to maximise your recycling efforts, and do you use already recycled materials in your products?

B) Environmental impact: Do you analyse the end-to-end environmental impact of your products?

C) Your suppliers: Do you conduct supplier audits to ensure your suppliers are taking environmental (as well as ethical) measures to reduce CO2 emissions?

D) Accreditation: If applicable, please list any accreditations you have achieved such as being Energy Star compliant, achieving ISO 14001 or IPEAT certification for any of your products. If no, what are your plans for the future?

E) Additional green credentials: Anything else you wish to highlight?

This statement has a limit of 500 words.

Supporting files and statements

Testimonials

You should obtain your testimonials from clients, partners and industry figures, rather than employees of your organisation. There is no word limit for this information, so please provide multiple, in-depth statements to strengthen your submission.

Supporting materials

Uploading supporting material is optional and at your own discretion. As a minimum, we recommend uploading images and, if appropriate, financial figures to strengthen your submitted statements. Judges are not required to score supporting material but can use supporting material as evidence to support a claim. For this reason, please ensure all important statements are included in the main body of your awards submission - do not rely on the supporting materials section alone to evidence your entry.

Please upload all materials as a single zipped file containing no more than 3 documents.

Video link

If a picture’s worth a thousand words, think what a video can do! This is not mandatory but we strongly recommend providing a video link to show the judges a visual of your entry. Please do not exceed a time limit of 5 minutes.

Company logo

This should be supplied in colour as a vector eps file. We recommend a dpi of at least 300. If your entry is successful, we will use this logo to promote you as a finalist on our website.

Supporting image

Please provide a JPEG or PNG image that best supports your entry (eg. product, building or team image).

Promotional summary

Please provide a short summary, in no more than 50 words, of your entry. This may appear in the printed event guide and in any relevant marketing communications about the awards should you make the shortlist. Please note that we reserve the right to edit this summary for consistency and publishing reasons.

Smart Buildings of the Year

*UPDATED CATEGORY*

This award will be presented for a design used in smart buildings or smart cities. It covers RF, wireless design, sensors or system level products that best demonstrate technical and design expertise using connectivity/the IoT. This category will also consider security and encryption design for connected systems.

To be eligible for this award, products must have been completed between 01 June 2023 – 31 May 2024

Entry criteria

Name of Product

If your entry is successful, this title will be used to promote your entry.

Why should you win?

In no more than 100 words, please tell our judges why your entry should win this year.

Executive summary

Be clear, concise, and accurate, and avoid marketing-speak. Please summarise:

1. What the product is and what it does.

2. Evidence of innovation: how innovative are the novel elements within this product?

3. How does the product address its intended application better than incumbent products? Please include performance parameters, in number form where possible.

This statement has a limit of 750 words.

Impact of the product

Please state the impact this product has had, be sure to include:

1. What has the product helped your customers to achieve?

2. What additional applications or markets might this product open-up?

This statement has a limit of 500 words.

Green and sustainability credentials

Please provide summary evidence of your green credentials and sustainability efforts:

A) Recycling: as a business, do you ensure to maximise your recycling efforts, and do you use already recycled materials in your products?

B) Environmental impact: Do you analyse the end-to-end environmental impact of your products?

C) Your suppliers: Do you conduct supplier audits to ensure your suppliers are taking environmental (as well as ethical) measures to reduce CO2 emissions?

D) Accreditation: If applicable, please list any accreditations you have achieved such as being Energy Star compliant, achieving ISO 14001 or IPEAT certification for any of your products. If no, what are your plans for the future?

E) Additional green credentials: Anything else you wish to highlight?

This statement has a limit of 500 words.

Supporting files and statements

Testimonials

You should obtain your testimonials from clients, partners and industry figures, rather than employees of your organisation. There is no word limit for this information, so please provide multiple, in-depth statements to strengthen your submission.

Supporting materials

Uploading supporting material is optional and at your own discretion. As a minimum, we recommend uploading images and, if appropriate, financial figures to strengthen your submitted statements. Judges are not required to score supporting material but can use supporting material as evidence to support a claim. For this reason, please ensure all important statements are included in the main body of your awards submission - do not rely on the supporting materials section alone to evidence your entry.

Please upload all materials as a single zipped file containing no more than 3 documents.

Video link

If a picture’s worth a thousand words, think what a video can do! This is not mandatory but we strongly recommend providing a video link to show the judges a visual of your entry. Please do not exceed a time limit of 5 minutes.

Company logo

This should be supplied in colour as a vector eps file. We recommend a dpi of at least 300. If your entry is successful, we will use this logo to promote you as a finalist on our website.

Supporting image

Please provide a JPEG or PNG image that best supports your entry (eg. product, building or team image). Promotional summary Please provide a short summary, in no more than 50 words, of your entry. This may appear in the printed event guide and in any relevant marketing communications about the awards should you make the shortlist. Please note that we reserve the right to edit this summary for consistency and publishing reasons.

Excellence in Product Design Award (High-Reliability Systems, incl. Medical)

This award celebrates the achievements of design engineers in developing high-reliability end-products, whether for space, medical, avionics or other markets. It will recognise innovative product design which has made a significant impact in its relevant sector. This category is open to component suppliers and end-product OEMs.

To be eligible for this award, products must have been completed between 01 June 2023 – 31 May 2024

Entry criteria

Name of Product

If your entry is successful, this title will be used to promote your entry.

Why should you win?

In no more than 100 words, please tell our judges why your entry should win this year.

Executive summary

Be clear, concise, and accurate, and avoid marketing-speak. Please summarise:

1. What the product is and what it does.

2. Evidence of innovation: how innovative are the novel elements within this product?

3. How does the product address its intended application better than incumbent products? Please include performance parameters, in number form where possible.

This statement has a limit of 750 words.

Impact of the product

Please state the impact this product has had, be sure to include:

1. What has the product helped your customers to achieve?

2. What additional applications or markets might this product open-up?

This statement has a limit of 500 words.

Green and sustainability credentials

Please provide summary evidence of your green credentials and sustainability efforts:

A) Recycling: as a business, do you ensure to maximise your recycling efforts, and do you use already recycled materials in your products?

B) Environmental impact: Do you analyse the end-to-end environmental impact of your products?

C) Your suppliers: Do you conduct supplier audits to ensure your suppliers are taking environmental (as well as ethical) measures to reduce CO2 emissions?

D) Accreditation: If applicable, please list any accreditations you have achieved such as being Energy Star compliant, achieving ISO 14001 or IPEAT certification for any of your products. If no, what are your plans for the future?

E) Additional green credentials: Anything else you wish to highlight?

This statement has a limit of 500 words.

Supporting files and statements

Testimonials

You should obtain your testimonials from clients, partners and industry figures, rather than employees of your organisation. There is no word limit for this information, so please provide multiple, in-depth statements to strengthen your submission.

Supporting materials

Uploading supporting material is optional and at your own discretion. As a minimum, we recommend uploading images and, if appropriate, financial figures to strengthen your submitted statements. Judges are not required to score supporting material but can use supporting material as evidence to support a claim. For this reason, please ensure all important statements are included in the main body of your awards submission - do not rely on the supporting materials section alone to evidence your entry.

Please upload all materials as a single zipped file containing no more than 3 documents.

Video link

If a picture’s worth a thousand words, think what a video can do! This is not mandatory but we strongly recommend providing a video link to show the judges a visual of your entry. Please do not exceed a time limit of 5 minutes.

Company logo

This should be supplied in colour as a vector eps file. We recommend a dpi of at least 300. If your entry is successful, we will use this logo to promote you as a finalist on our website.

Supporting image

Please provide a JPEG or PNG image that best supports your entry (eg. product, building or team image). Promotional summary Please provide a short summary, in no more than 50 words, of your entry. This may appear in the printed event guide and in any relevant marketing communications about the awards should you make the shortlist. Please note that we reserve the right to edit this summary for consistency and publishing reasons.

Power System Product of the Year

This award is for the power product that demonstrates technical capabilities which differentiate it from its competitors.

To be eligible for this award, products must have been completed between 01 June 2023 – 31 May 2024

Entry criteria

Name of Product

If your entry is successful, this title will be used to promote your entry.

Why should you win?

In no more than 100 words, please tell our judges why your entry should win this year.

Executive summary

Be clear, concise, and accurate, and avoid marketing-speak. Please summarise:

1. What the product is and what it does.

2. Evidence of innovation: how innovative are the novel elements within this product?

3. How does the product address its intended application better than incumbent products? Please include performance parameters, in number form where possible.

This statement has a limit of 750 words.

Impact of the product

Please state the impact this product has had, be sure to include:

1. What has the product helped your customers to achieve?

2. What additional applications or markets might this product open-up?

This statement has a limit of 500 words.

Green and sustainability credentials

Please provide summary evidence of your green credentials and sustainability efforts:

A) Recycling: as a business, do you ensure to maximise your recycling efforts, and do you use already recycled materials in your products?

B) Environmental impact: Do you analyse the end-to-end environmental impact of your products?

C) Your suppliers: Do you conduct supplier audits to ensure your suppliers are taking environmental (as well as ethical) measures to reduce CO2 emissions?

D) Accreditation: If applicable, please list any accreditations you have achieved such as being Energy Star compliant, achieving ISO 14001 or IPEAT certification for any of your products. If no, what are your plans for the future?

E) Additional green credentials: Anything else you wish to highlight?

This statement has a limit of 500 words.

Supporting files and statements

Testimonials

You should obtain your testimonials from clients, partners and industry figures, rather than employees of your organisation. There is no word limit for this information, so please provide multiple, in-depth statements to strengthen your submission.

Supporting materials

Uploading supporting material is optional and at your own discretion. As a minimum, we recommend uploading images and, if appropriate, financial figures to strengthen your submitted statements. Judges are not required to score supporting material but can use supporting material as evidence to support a claim. For this reason, please ensure all important statements are included in the main body of your awards submission - do not rely on the supporting materials section alone to evidence your entry.

Please upload all materials as a single zipped file containing no more than 3 documents.

Video link

If a picture’s worth a thousand words, think what a video can do! This is not mandatory but we strongly recommend providing a video link to show the judges a visual of your entry. Please do not exceed a time limit of 5 minutes.

Company logo

This should be supplied in colour as a vector eps file. We recommend a dpi of at least 300. If your entry is successful, we will use this logo to promote you as a finalist on our website.

Supporting image

Please provide a JPEG or PNG image that best supports your entry (eg. product, building or team image).

Promotional summary

Please provide a short summary, in no more than 50 words, of your entry. This may appear in the printed event guide and in any relevant marketing communications about the awards should you make the shortlist. Please note that we reserve the right to edit this summary for consistency and publishing reasons.

The Futurist Award

*NEW*

Reflecting the changes in our industry, this award is open to design projects and products for use in new and emerging applications i.e., AI, VR/AR, Robotics/Humanoids.

To be eligible for this award, products must have been completed between 01 June 2023 – 31 May 2024

Entry criteria

Name of Product

If your entry is successful, this title will be used to promote your entry.

Why should you win?

In no more than 100 words, please tell our judges why your entry should win this year.

Executive summary

Be clear, concise, and accurate, and avoid marketing-speak. Please summarise:

1. What the product is and what it does.

2. Evidence of innovation: how innovative are the novel elements within this product?

3. How does the product address its intended application better than incumbent products? Please include performance parameters, in number form where possible.

This statement has a limit of 750 words.

Impact of the product

Please state the impact this product has had, be sure to include:

1. What has the product helped your customers to achieve?

2. What additional applications or markets might this product open-up?

This statement has a limit of 500 words.

Green and sustainability credentials

Please provide summary evidence of your green credentials and sustainability efforts:

A) Recycling: as a business, do you ensure to maximise your recycling efforts, and do you use already recycled materials in your products?

B) Environmental impact: Do you analyse the end-to-end environmental impact of your products?

C) Your suppliers: Do you conduct supplier audits to ensure your suppliers are taking environmental (as well as ethical) measures to reduce CO2 emissions?

D) Accreditation: If applicable, please list any accreditations you have achieved such as being Energy Star compliant, achieving ISO 14001 or IPEAT certification for any of your products. If no, what are your plans for the future?

E) Additional green credentials: Anything else you wish to highlight?

This statement has a limit of 500 words.

Supporting files and statements

Testimonials

You should obtain your testimonials from clients, partners and industry figures, rather than employees of your organisation. There is no word limit for this information, so please provide multiple, in-depth statements to strengthen your submission.

Supporting materials

Uploading supporting material is optional and at your own discretion. As a minimum, we recommend uploading images and, if appropriate, financial figures to strengthen your submitted statements. Judges are not required to score supporting material but can use supporting material as evidence to support a claim. For this reason, please ensure all important statements are included in the main body of your awards submission - do not rely on the supporting materials section alone to evidence your entry.

Please upload all materials as a single zipped file containing no more than 3 documents.

Video link

If a picture’s worth a thousand words, think what a video can do! This is not mandatory but we strongly recommend providing a video link to show the judges a visual of your entry. Please do not exceed a time limit of 5 minutes.

Company logo

This should be supplied in colour as a vector eps file. We recommend a dpi of at least 300. If your entry is successful, we will use this logo to promote you as a finalist on our website.

Supporting image

Please provide a JPEG or PNG image that best supports your entry (eg. product, building or team image).

Promotional summary

Please provide a short summary, in no more than 50 words, of your entry. This may appear in the printed event guide and in any relevant marketing communications about the awards should you make the shortlist. Please note that we reserve the right to edit this summary for consistency and publishing reasons.

Design Team of the Year

This award is open to OEMs and design houses involved in product development projects. If you have made contributions to full or part-customisation of a design or introduced special tooling to meet a design’s specifications, we encourage you to enter this category.

Entries should include the description of a project which has been active during the past 12 months (01 June 2023 – 31 May 2024).

Entry Criteria

Team name

Please state the full name and department of the team you are nominating

Are you (the submitter) a member of this team or are you nominating another team?

Please select: Team member / Another team

Team breakdown

Please supply us with some information about the team:

How many team members are there?

If possible, please state the job titles and names of these members

Why should you win?

In no more than 100 words, please tell our judges why your team should be rewarded this year.

Show us the passion and innovation

What makes this team special, outstanding, remarkable?

What has this team done that is so out of the ordinary?

What has this team done that is so innovative?

Innovation here could include working practices and corporate management initiatives, not just technology.

This statement has a limit of 500 words.

Summary of contribution

Be clear, concise, and accurate, and avoid marketing-speak. Please outline this team’s:

(a) technical and/or business skills

(b) details of commercial success or leadership

(c) contributions to the community

(d) benefit to the organisation in terms of improve efficiency, RoI investment protection, growth or other measure.

This statement has a limit of 500 words.

Green and sustainability credentials

Please provide summary evidence of how your team has taken steps to limit or influence the organisation’s environmental impact. This could include:

(a) implementing green initiatives such as recycling projects

(b) promoting alternative transport

(c) auditing suppliers used

(d) achieving recognised green accreditations, either as individuals or on behalf of the organisation.

(e) anything else you wish to highlight to others?

This statement has a limit of 500 words.

Supporting files and statements

Testimonials

You should obtain your testimonials from clients, partners and industry figures, rather than employees of your organisation. There is no word limit for this information, so please provide multiple, in-depth statements to strengthen your submission.

Supporting materials

Uploading supporting material is optional and at your own discretion. As a minimum, we recommend uploading images and, if appropriate, financial figures to strengthen your submitted statements. Judges are not required to score supporting material but can use supporting material as evidence to support a claim. For this reason, please ensure all important statements are included in the main body of your awards submission - do not rely on the supporting materials section alone to evidence your entry.

Please upload all materials as a single zipped file containing no more than 3 documents.

Video link

If a picture’s worth a thousand words, think what a video can do! This is not mandatory but we strongly recommend providing a video link to show the judges a visual of your entry. Please do not exceed a time limit of 5 minutes.

Company logo

This should be supplied in colour as a vector eps file. We recommend a dpi of at least 300. If your entry is successful, we will use this logo to promote you as a finalist on our website.

Team image

If possible, please provide a group shot of the team. This should be supplied in colour as a vector eps file. We recommend a dpi of at least 300. If your entry is successful, we will use this image to promote the team as a finalist on our website, along with their company logo.

Promotional summary

Please provide a short summary, in no more than 50 words, of your entry. This may appear in the printed event guide and in any relevant marketing communications about the awards should you make the shortlist. Please note that we reserve the right to edit this summary for consistency and publishing reasons.

Educational Support Award

Partner:

This award will be presented to a company that demonstrates a commitment to the education of future engineers by providing support to schools, colleges, or universities.

Entries should include the description of a project which has been active during the past 12 months (01 June 2023 – 31 May 2024).

Entry criteria

Title of Award submission

If your entry is successful, this title will be used to promote your entry.

Why should you win?

In no more than 100 words, please tell our judges why your entry should win this year.

Executive summary

Be clear, concise, and accurate, and avoid marketing-speak. Please summarise: 

  • A description of project(s) - In what way the project(s) has achieved academic success
  • Evidence of usefulness and application from project/individual achievement 
  • Demonstrate how these project(s) have contributed to the electronics industry
  • If relevant, please include details on how this project has had any environmental impact, contributed to the organisation’s green credentials or links to your wider sustainability commitments.

This statement has a limit of 750 words.

Supporting files and statements

Testimonials

You should obtain your testimonials from clients, partners and industry figures, rather than employees of your organisation. There is no word limit for this information, so please provide multiple, in-depth statements to strengthen your submission.

Supporting materials

Uploading supporting material is optional and at your own discretion. As a minimum, we recommend uploading images and, if appropriate, financial figures to strengthen your submitted statements. Judges are not required to score supporting material but can use supporting material as evidence to support a claim. For this reason, please ensure all important statements are included in the main body of your awards submission - do not rely on the supporting materials section alone to evidence your entry.

Please upload all materials as a single zipped file containing no more than 3 documents.

Video link

If a picture’s worth a thousand words, think what a video can do! This is not mandatory but we strongly recommend providing a video link to show the judges a visual of your entry. Please do not exceed a time limit of 5 minutes.

Company logo

This should be supplied in colour as a vector eps file. We recommend a dpi of at least 300. If your entry is successful, we will use this logo to promote you as a finalist on our website.

Supporting image:

Please provide a JPEG or PNG image that best supports your entry (eg. product, building or team image).

Promotional summary

Please provide a short summary, in no more than 50 words, of your entry. This may appear in the printed event guide and in any relevant marketing communications about the awards should you make the shortlist. Please note that we reserve the right to edit this summary for consistency and publishing reasons.

Rising Star Award

Electronics Weekly is looking for a talented young engineer in their first five years in the industry. Companies and universities can enter candidates who demonstrate a high level of practical skill and ambition and are actively contributing to the business.

To be eligible for this award, the submission must relate to achievements made in the past 12 months (01 June 2023 – 31 May 2024).

Entry Criteria 

Please confirm that the entrant has been in the electronics industry for 5 years or less

Title of Award submission

If your entry is successful, this title will be used to promote your entry.

Why should you/your nominee win?

In no more than 100 words, please tell our judges why your entry should win this year.

Show us the passion

Demonstrate how special, outstanding, remarkable you are/your nominee is.

What have you/your nominee done that is so out of the ordinary?

Tell us about your/your nominee’s aspirations to contribute to the industry or expectations for future success.

Overall, show us what makes this person stand out from the rest.

This statement has a limit of 750 words.

Summary of contribution

Be clear and concise. Without waffle, jargon and marketing-speak, please outline your/your nominee’s:

(a) technical and/or business skills

(b) details of commercial success or leadership

(c) contributions to the community

(d) other professional credentials and achievements

This statement has a limit of 500 words.

Supporting files and statements

Testimonials

You should obtain your testimonials from clients, partners and industry figures, rather than employees of your organisation. There is no word limit for this information, so please provide multiple, in-depth statements to strengthen your submission.

Supporting materials

Uploading supporting material is optional and at your own discretion. As a minimum, we recommend uploading images and, if appropriate, financial figures to strengthen your submitted statements. Judges are not required to score supporting material but can use supporting material as evidence to support a claim. For this reason, please ensure all important statements are included in the main body of your awards submission - do not rely on the supporting materials section alone to evidence your entry.

Please upload all materials as a single zipped file containing no more than 3 documents.

Video link

If a picture’s worth a thousand words, think what a video can do! This is not mandatory but we strongly recommend providing a video link to show the judges a visual of your entry. Please do not exceed a time limit of 5 minutes.

Company logo

This should be supplied in colour as a vector eps file. We recommend a dpi of at least 300. If your entry is successful, we will use this logo to promote you as a finalist on our website.

Headshot

If possible, please provide a headshot of the entrant. This should be supplied in colour as a vector eps file. We recommend a dpi of at least 300.

Promotional summary

Please provide a short summary, in no more than 50 words, of your entry. This may appear in the printed event guide and in any relevant marketing communications about the awards should you make the shortlist. Please note that we reserve the right to edit this summary for consistency and publishing reasons.

Readers’ Choice Award: University Research Group of the Year

Partner:

Readers' Choice Award: University Research Group of the Year

Visitors to Electronics Weekly website are invited to choose, from a shortlist selected by Electronics Weekly, the university research project they feel will most affect the commercial market in the next five years.

*Entries are NOT invited for this award.

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