Aviation R&D Award

Open to any business or academic institution involved in aviation related R&D activities on the island of Ireland. In the last 18 months, they must have started or contributed to a significant R&D development in relation to the aviation sector. Each company must submit evidence for the size and nature of the organisation. The company must have a track record of innovation and they must demonstrate the degree of innovation in research and their commercial potential.

Entry is by a 5 A4 page submission; the judges will be looking for clear information, backed up by evidence, that pays particular attention to the criteria listed below.

Research Program Outline: Outline your research program and how you have achieved it.

Significant Milestones: Detail significant milestones achieved. What is the impact of the research to current developments in your field?

Originality of the research/ work: Originality of the research/ work carried out in the organisation. How does your work compare to everybody else’s? How competitive is your research?

Publications and/or Patents/ or Software: Quality of publications and/or patents/ or software

Societal Significance of the Work: What is the societal significance of the work? It is something that will benefit passengers for the better?

Professional Standing and accreditation: What are the qualifications of the organisation or accreditations achieved by the company?

How to Enter

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All entrants must submit a document of no more than 5 A4 pages that covers the key criteria set out for the category they are entering.

Before making your submission, please read the terms and conditions and ensure the following:

  • All activities cited in support of your entries must have been on-going within the past 24 months unless stated otherwise in the criteria.
  • The entering party has to have an office in the ROI or NI, and they must operate services into/out of/within the island of Ireland unless stated otherwise in the criteria
  • Make sure you focus on good hard information, backed up by solid facts and figures.