Awarded for exceptional contribution to mechanical engineering and related science, technology and invention.
Achievement will be best demonstrated by way of a recent product or research project, or experimental work, from either an industrial or academic source in any geographical location over a typical period (circa five years).
The Prize is open to all Institution members of all grades. Candidates are permitted to nominate themselves.
Value of award
Up to £10,000.00 plus certificate. Ideally the James Clayton Prize should be split up as appropriate, i.e. £2,500 x 4 + certificates.
- Nominations are considered by the Trustee Board Awards Committee in May and recommendations for awards are forwarded to the Trustee Board for approval in June.
- Successful recipients are notified by the President at the end of June and invited with a guest of their choice to a celebration of their success in London in the Autumn.
Nominations for the 2021 prize are now open.
Submit the completed nomination form and any supporting documents to:
IMechE Prizes and Awards Department
Bury St Edmunds
Find out more about previous James Clayton Prize winners.