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This category recognises teams using technology to drive down carbon generated through the delivery and use of their projects for any part of the built environment. This may be in the form of embodied carbon through the use of improved design, alternative materials or new equipment or operational carbon.  

Entries from companies, project teams, joint ventures or collaborations are welcomed.

The technology must be being used on a specific project (as a trial or as part of the project) between January 2021 and July 2022.

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Judges will be looking for entries that:

  • Demonstrate and quantify how the technology is having an impact on carbon on the project
  • Explain how this new technology is an advance on the conventional approach
  • Describe the research, development and innovation strategy that led to the development of the technology
  • Explain how the technology could be scaled up and your ambition for its wider use

 

Entries are free and you are able to enter several innovations in one category or enter as many categories as you see fit, having reviewed the specific category criteria.

Each entry should be supported by a maximum of two images. Images should be in landscape, more than 1MB in size, in jpeg/png format and should not be edited to include details of the category or the name/logo of the company entering (or any other annotations). Additional text (other than diagram annotation) included in supporting documents will not be used by the judging panel. The images might be used in marketing material and featured in New Civil Engineer.

This category recognises teams using technology to drive efficiency and productivity in the design stages of a project. This may be through automation, digitalisation or improving processes and methods that bring a step change to the construction and civil engineering industry.

Entries from companies, project teams, joint ventures or collaborations are welcomed.

The technology must be being used on a specific project (as a trial or as an integrated part of the project) between January 2021 and July 2022.

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Judges will be looking for entries that:

  • Demonstrate how the technology is having an impact on the project and the results
  • Explain how this new technology is an advance on the conventional approach
  • Describe the research, development and innovation strategy that led to the development of the technology
  • Explain how the technology could be scaled up and your ambition for its wider use

 

Entries are free and you are able to enter several innovations in one category or enter as many categories as you see fit, having reviewed the specific category criteria.

Each entry should be supported by a maximum of two images. Images should be in landscape, more than 1MB in size, in jpeg/png format and should not be edited to include details of the category or the name/logo of the company entering (or any other annotations). Additional text (other than diagram annotation) included in supporting documents will not be used by the judging panel. The images might be used in marketing material and featured in New Civil Engineer.

This category recognises teams using technology to improve health, safety and wellbeing. This may focus on one or all areas of health, safety and wellbeing but should have measurable impact on the workforce and individuals with the technology at the centre of driving that the change.

Entries from companies, project teams, joint ventures or collaborations are welcomed.

The technology must be being used on a specific project (as a trial or as a full-blown part of the project) between January 2021 and July 2022.

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Judges will be looking for entries that:

  • Demonstrate and, where possible, quantify how the technology is having an impact on the health, safety and wellbeing of the project team
  • Explain how this new technology is an advance on the conventional approach
  • Describe the research, development and innovation strategy that led to the development of the technology
  • Explain how the technology could be scaled up and your ambition for its wider use

Entries are free and you are able to enter several innovations in one category or enter as many categories as you see fit, having reviewed the specific category criteria.

Each entry should be supported by a maximum of two images. Images should be in landscape, more than 1MB in size, in jpeg/png format and should not be edited to include details of the category or the name/logo of the company entering (or any other annotations). Additional text (other than diagram annotation) included in supporting documents will not be used by the judging panel. The images might be used in marketing material and featured in New Civil Engineer.

This category recognises teams using technology to improve productivity in delivery of a project on site. This may be through use of automation, modern methods of construction or improved collaboration on site but the entry must focus on the productivity improvements driven by this new approach.

The technology must be being used on a specific project (as a trial or as a full-blown part of the project) between January 2021 and July 2022.

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 Judges will be looking for entries that:

  • Demonstrate and quantify how the technology is having an impact on site productivity
  • Explain how this new technology is an advance on the conventional approach
  • Describe the research, development and innovation strategy that led to the development of the technology
  • Explain how the technology could be scaled up and your ambition for its wider use

Entries are free and you are able to enter several innovations in one category or enter as many categories as you see fit, having reviewed the specific category criteria.

Each entry should be supported by a maximum of two images. Images should be in landscape, more than 1MB in size, in jpeg/png format and should not be edited to include details of the category or the name/logo of the company entering (or any other annotations). Additional text (other than diagram annotation) included in supporting documents will not be used by the judging panel. The images might be used in marketing material and featured in New Civil Engineer.

This category recognises teams using technology to collect, use or process better data to create information that is benefitting a project or in use for infrastructure assets. Collection may be through using technology such as drones, sensors, scanners or anything else that collects data to improve our knowledge in construction and civil engineering.   

Entries from companies, project teams, joint ventures or collaborations are welcomed.

The technology must be being used on a specific project (as a trial or as a full-blown part of the project) between January 2021 and July 2022.

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Judges will be looking for entries that:

  • Demonstrate how the technology is having an impact on projects through the data it collects
  • Explain how this new technology is an advance on the conventional approach
  • Describe the research, development and innovation strategy that led to the development of the technology
  • Explain how the technology could be scaled up and your ambition for its wider use

Entries are free and you are able to enter several innovations in one category or enter as many categories as you see fit, having reviewed the specific category criteria.

Each entry should be supported by a maximum of two images. Images should be in landscape, more than 1MB in size, in jpeg/png format and should not be edited to include details of the category or the name/logo of the company entering (or any other annotations). Additional text (other than diagram annotation) included in supporting documents will not be used by the judging panel. The images might be used in marketing material and featured in New Civil Engineer.

This category recognises teams using digital engineering to improve a project. This may be on infrastructure or a building project and can cover areas such as improving the design, management or construction using new digital techniques.  

Entries from companies, project teams, joint ventures or collaborations are welcomed.

The technology must be being used on a specific project (as a trial or as a full-blown part of the project) between January 2021 and July 2022.

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Judges will be looking for entries that:

  • Demonstrate how digital engineering is having an impact on the project
  • Explain how this new technology is an advance on the conventional approach
  • Describe the research, development and innovation strategy that led to the development of the technology
  • Explain how the technology could be scaled up and your ambition for its wider use

Entries are free and you are able to enter several innovations in one category or enter as many categories as you see fit, having reviewed the specific category criteria.

Each entry should be supported by a maximum of two images. Images should be in landscape, more than 1MB in size, in jpeg/png format and should not be edited to include details of the category or the name/logo of the company entering (or any other annotations). Additional text (other than diagram annotation) included in supporting documents will not be used by the judging panel. The images might be used in marketing material and featured in New Civil Engineer.

This category recognises teams using artificial intelligence-driven technology to improve project planning or delivery. This may be in infrastructure or on a building project and can cover areas such as improving the design, management or construction through artificial intelligence or being used to aid clients to better plan infrastructure investment.   

Entries from companies, project teams, joint ventures or collaborations are welcomed.

The technology must be being used on a specific project or framework (as a trial or as a full-blown part of the project) between January 2021 and July 2022.

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Judges will be looking for entries that:

  • Demonstrate how artificial intelligence is having an impact on the project
  • Explain how this new technology is an advance on the conventional approach
  • Describe the research, development and innovation strategy that led to the development of the technology
  • Explain how the technology could be scaled up and your ambition for its wider use

Entries are free and you are able to enter several innovations in one category or enter as many categories as you see fit having reviewed the specific category criteria.

Each entry should be supported by a maximum of two images. Images should be in landscape, more than 1MB in size, in jpeg/png format and should not be edited to include details of the category or the name/logo of the company entering (or any other annotations). Additional text (other than diagram annotation) included in supporting documents will not be used by the judging panel. The images might be used in marketing material and featured in New Civil Engineer.

This category recognises teams using offsite and modular construction techniques to improve project design and delivery. This can be across any sector within the built environment but must emphasise the benefits offsite and modular techniques deliver for the project in terms of efficiency, safety or improved outcome.

The technology must be being used on a specific project (as a trial or as a full-blown part of the project) between January 2021 and July 2022.

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Judges will be looking for entries that:

  • Demonstrate how offsite and modular techniques are having an impact on delivery of the project or benefitting the client in terms of outcome  
  • Explain how this new technology is an advance on the conventional approach
  • Describe the research, development and innovation strategy that led to the development of the offsite and modular solution. 
  • Explain how the offsite and modular solution could be scaled up and your ambition for its wider use

Entries are free and you are able to enter several innovations in one category or enter as many categories as you see fit, having reviewed the specific category criteria.

Each entry should be supported by a maximum of two images. Images should be in landscape, more than 1MB in size, in jpeg/png format and should not be edited to include details of the category or the name/logo of the company entering (or any other annotations). Additional text (other than diagram annotation) included in supporting documents will not be used by the judging panel. The images might be used in marketing material and featured in New Civil Engineer.

This category recognises teams using technology to improve the whole life performance of assets.  This can be in infrastructure and built assets and can cover areas such as improving asset life, predicting in use performance or adaptability for the future.  

Entries from companies, project teams, joint ventures or collaborations are welcomed.

The technology must be being used on a specific project (as a trial or as a full-blown part of the project) between January 2021 and July 2022.

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Judges will be looking for entries that:

  • Demonstrate how the technology will have an impact on operational use of the asset  
  • Explain how this new technology is an advance on the conventional approach
  • Describe the research, development and innovation strategy that led to the development of the technology
  • Explain how the technology could be scaled up and your ambition for its wider use

Entries are free and you are able to enter several innovations in one category or enter as many categories as you see fit, having reviewed the specific category criteria.

Each entry should be supported by a maximum of two images. Images should be in landscape, more than 1MB in size, in jpeg/png format and should not be edited to include details of the category or the name/logo of the company entering (or any other annotations). Additional text (other than diagram annotation) included in supporting documents will not be used by the judging panel. The images might be used in marketing material and featured in New Civil Engineer.

Company Awards 

This category recognises businesses that are driving change and innovation through new technological solutions and products for use in the construction and civil engineering industry and on the projects the sector delivers.

This category is open to suppliers, tech companies and providers.

The entry should refer to developments and projects between January 2021 and July 2022 and highlight success and the impact they are having.

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Judges will be looking for entries that:

  • Demonstrate the solutions used over the last 18 months and the impact on recent projects.
  • Describe the research and development that has taken place and how the business has supported plans
  • Explore the role of collaboration with customers and external engagement that has driven your success
  • Outline the next steps for the business and ambitions for the future

Entries are free and you are able to enter several innovations in one category or enter as many categories as you see fit, having reviewed the specific category criteria.

Each entry should be supported by a maximum of two images. Images should be in landscape, more than 1MB in size, in jpeg/png format and should not be edited to include details of the category or the name/logo of the company entering (or any other annotations). Additional text (other than diagram annotation) included in supporting documents will not be used by the judging panel. The images might be used in marketing material and featured in New Civil Engineer.

This category recognises businesses that are on the leading edge of change and innovation when it comes to the application of technology in construction and civil engineering industry and on the projects the sector delivers.

This category is open to organisations such as: clients, asset owners, research institutions, contractors, consultants and architects.

The entry should refer to developments and projects between January 2021 and July 2022 and highlight success and the impact they are having.

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Judges will be looking for entries that:

  • Demonstrate the solutions used over the last 18 months and the impact on recent projects.
  • Describe the research and development that has taken place and how the business has supported plans internally and in the supply chain.
  • Explore the role of collaboration with the supply and external engagement that positions your business as a technology leader rather than a follower
  • Outline the next steps for the business and ambitions for the future

Entries are free and you are able to enter several innovations in one category or enter as many categories as you see fit, having reviewed the specific category criteria.

Each entry should be supported by a maximum of two images. Images should be in landscape, more than 1MB in size, in jpeg/png format and should not be edited to include details of the category or the name/logo of the company entering (or any other annotations). Additional text (other than diagram annotation) included in supporting documents will not be used by the judging panel. The images might be used in marketing material and featured in New Civil Engineer.

This category recognises start-ups or small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that are driving change and innovation through development of new technology for use in the construction and civil engineering industry or on the projects the sector delivers.

This category is for start-ups and SMEs only, with under 250 employees. Larger or mature businesses should enter one of the Technology Trailblazer categories.  

The entry should refer to developments and projects between January 2021 and July 2022 and highlight success and the impact they are having.

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Judges will be looking for entries that:

  • Demonstrate the solutions used over the last 18 months and the impact on recent projects
  • Explain how the business delivers something different from the larger and more mature firms in the sector
  • Describe the research and development that has taken place and the internal and external collaboration  
  • Outline the next steps for the business and ambitions for the future

Entries are free and you are able to enter several innovations in one category or enter as many categories as you see fit, having reviewed the specific category criteria.

Each entry should be supported by a maximum of two images. Images should be in landscape, more than 1MB in size, in jpeg/png format and should not be edited to include details of the category or the name/logo of the company entering (or any other annotations). Additional text (other than diagram annotation) included in supporting documents will not be used by the judging panel. The images might be used in marketing material and featured in New Civil Engineer.

This category recognises organisations that are driving technological change in the transport infrastructure sector and on transport projects.

This category is open to all organisations, from clients to consultants, designers and contractors, involved in the transport infrastructure sector that are taking the lead on using technology to better manage existing assets, design future projects or build new structures.

The entry should refer to developments and projects between January 2021 and July 2022 and highlight success and the impact they are having.

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Judges will be looking for entries that:

  • Demonstrate the solutions used over the last 18 months and the impact on recent transport projects  
  • Explain how your solutions are a step change from the conventional approaches and the benefits this delivers
  • Describe the research and development strategy and how the organisation champions technological change internally and across the industry   
  • Outline the next steps for the business and ambitions for the future

Entries are free and you are able to enter several innovations in one category or enter as many categories as you see fit, having reviewed the specific category criteria.

Each entry should be supported by a maximum of two images. Images should be in landscape, more than 1MB in size, in jpeg/png format and should not be edited to include details of the category or the name/logo of the company entering (or any other annotations). Additional text (other than diagram annotation) included in supporting documents will not be used by the judging panel. The images might be used in marketing material and featured in New Civil Engineer.

This category recognises organisations that are driving technological change to better deliver projects focused on the natural environment sector.  

This category is open to all construction and engineering organisations involved in natural environment projects including those focused on flood mitigations, coastal erosion, environmental protection, or ecology.

The entry should refer to developments and projects between January 2021 and July 2022 and highlight success and the impact they are having.

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Judges will be looking for entries that:

  • Demonstrate the solutions used over the last 18 months and the impact for natural environment projects  
  • Describe the research and development strategy and how the organisation champions technological change internally and across the industry   
  • Outline the next steps for the business and ambitions for the future

Entries are free and you are able to enter several innovations in one category or enter as many categories as you see fit, having reviewed the specific category criteria.

Each entry should be supported by a maximum of two images. Images should be in landscape, more than 1MB in size, in jpeg/png format and should not be edited to include details of the category or the name/logo of the company entering (or any other annotations). Additional text (other than diagram annotation) included in supporting documents will not be used by the judging panel. The images might be used in marketing material and featured in New Civil Engineer.

This category recognises organisations that are driving technological change on project within the the built environment.  

This category is open to all organisations involved in the built environment sector, from clients to consultants, designers and contractors and can cover work on projects such as buildings, public realm, infrastructure (other than transport) and urbanisation.

While infrastructure is listed in the criteria, entries with a strong transport focus should be entered in the Transport Infrastructure Champion category.

The entry should refer to developments and projects between January 2021 and July 2022 and highlight success and the impact they are having.

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Judges will be looking for entries that:

  • Demonstrate the solutions used over the last 18 months and the impact on built environment projects
  • Describe the research and development strategy and how the organisation champions technological change internally and across the industry   
  • Outline the next steps for the business and ambitions for the future

Entries are free and you are able to enter several innovations in one category or enter as many categories as you see fit, having reviewed the specific category criteria.

Each entry should be supported by a maximum of two images. Images should be in landscape, more than 1MB in size, in jpeg/png format and should not be edited to include details of the category or the name/logo of the company entering (or any other annotations). Additional text (other than diagram annotation) included in supporting documents will not be used by the judging panel. The images might be used in marketing material and featured in New Civil Engineer.