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Achievement Medals

Nominations are now open until 15 May 2020

Nominations for the 2020 Achievement Awards and Apprentice and Technician Awards are now open.

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Faraday Medal

The Faraday Medal is awarded for notable scientific/industrial achievement, for services rendered to the advancement of engineering/technology or for lifetime achievement in science, engineering or technology.

Mountbatten Medal

The Mountbatten Medal celebrates individuals who have made an significant contribution, over a period of time, to the promotion of electronics or information technology and their application.

Mensforth Manufacturing Medal

The Mensforth Manufacturing Gold Medal is awarded to candidates who have made major and distinguished contribution in the manufacturing sector.

J J Thomson Medal For Electronics

The J J Thomson Medal for Electronics is awarded to candidates who have made major and distinguished contributions in electronics.

IET Achievement Medals

The IET Achievement Medals are awarded by the IET to nominees who have made major and distinguished contributions in the various sectors of engineering and technology.

IET Volunteer Medal

A new Achievement Medal was awarded for the first time in 2015, this award recognises the importance of volunteers to the IET.


Sir Henry Royce Award

The Sir Henry Royce Award is awarded to a young professional who has excelled in the workplace within the last three years.

Paul Fletcher Award

The Paul Fletcher Award is awarded to young professional volunteers for outstanding achievement in contributing to the activities of the IET.

Mike Sargeant Award

The Mike Sargeant Award is presented to a young professional who has been judged to have made the most significant progress in their career over more than three years.

How can I nominate?

  • We welcome nominations for women and men from around the world
  • You don't need to be an IET member to make a nomination or to be nominated
  • Only one nomination is needed per candidate
  • We cannot accept self-nominations
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Terri Smith - 2019 Achievement Medal for Financial Technology

Terri Smith - 2019 Achievement Medal for Financial Technology

Awards ceremony

The shortlisted candidates are invited to The IET Achievement Awards Ceremony in London, held in October each year, where the winner in each category will be announced.

This high profile event will be attended by influential people offering excellent networking opportunities and will provide the attendees an opportunity to raise their profile within the engineering industry.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

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