Institute of Physics Business Awards

IOP Business Awards recognise the significant contribution that physicists and physics makes in industry across all sectors and at all stages, from start-up businesses, small and mediums sized enterprises to large corporate organisations. They celebrate entrepreneurship, excellence in innovation and the successful implementation of physics into a product or service.

Awards for Companies – Call open 19 Feb 2018 to 18 May 2018
These are the only awards in the UK and Ireland recognising companies that have built success on the innovative application of physics.

  • the Business Innovation Award recognises and celebrates small, medium and large companies that have excelled in innovation, delivering significant economic and/or societal impact through the application of physics.
  • the Business Start-Up Award recognises and celebrates young companies with a great business idea founded on a physics invention, with a great business growth potential and or the potential of significant societal impact.

Awards for individuals in business – Call open Oct 2018 to Jan 2019 These are the IOP’s prestigious medals and prizes awarded to an individual’s contribution to the application of physics in an industrial, commercial or business context