James Watt International Gold Medal
This award is the premier international award of the Institution. Nominations are invited from overseas societies and eminent UK engineers are also eligible.
The Medal is awarded biennially to an eminent engineer who has attained world-wide recognition in mechanical engineering in any direction - science and research, invention, production. This prize was awarded in 2019.
The Award is open to Institution members of all grades as well as non-members. Candidates are permitted to nominate themselves.
How to apply
Nominations for the 2019 Medal are now closed. This prize will next be awarded in 2021.
Download and submit the nomination form and any other supporting documents to:
IMechE Prizes and Awards Department
ASK House ;
Bury St Edmunds
Candidates are permitted to nominate themselves. 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.
Discover previous James Watt International Gold Medal winners.