FIFTY - The Royal Academy of Engineering - MacRobert Award 50th Anniversary.
Ted Humble-Smith was commissioned by The Royal Academy of Engineering to help celebrate the 50th anniversary of the MacRobert Award, one of the UK’s most prestigious awards for engineering excellence and commercial success. The project needed to show the key innovation behind each winner in a new and engaging light.
1969 - Rolls-Royce - For the Pegasus engine used in the Harrier aircraft.
1969 - Freeman, Fox and Partners - For the superstructure of the Severn Bridge.
1972 - EMI Limited - For the application of X Ray techniques for diagnosing brain disease.
1988 - Quantel Limited - For the Paintbox television graphics system and Harry video editing system.
1989 - British Gas - For the “Intelligent PIG” allowing internal inspection of operational pipelines.
1993 - ICI KLEA - For the process and production technology for manufacturing the ozone - benign refrigerant KLEA 134a.
1994 - Soil Machine Dynamics - For the development of subsea cable and pipeline ploughs.
2011 - Microsoft Research - For the Machine-Learning used in the development of the Xbox 360’s human motion capture.
2014 - Cobalt Light Systems - For the innovation of the Insight100 airport security liquid scanner.
2019 - Bombardier - For resin-infused advanced composite wing construction.