First Prize


Plus a visit to the global headquarters of headline industry sponsor, Covestro, in Leverkusen, Germany, which is a world leading supplier of high-tech polymer materials; innovative, sustainable and diverse.  This will include the chance to visit departments focusing on materials, future designs and trends..

The winner will also receive an invitation to the Worshipful Company of Horners Annual Banquet, as their guest, at the Mansion House, London held annually in October.

Second Prize


Third Prize


Highly Commended

£250 each

An additional opportunity to join the winner on the visit to Covestro may also be available for the Second or Third Place Winner at the Judge’s Discretion

The university/college department of all finalists also receives £250 plus a certificate

Work Placements

Subject to availability, each finalist will receive a work placement with one of our sponsors.  We are grateful to all our sponsors for this valued contribution to our competition.


A leading product design and development consultancy.

Innovate Product Design

A leading Invention Development Company


Worldwide provider of integrated design and innovation skills.

RJG Technologies Ltd

Who specialise in increasing the skill level of polymer practitioners, product designers and tool designers, a training course in a subject of choice.