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Engineering Impact Awards

EI Awards

The NI Engineering Impact Awards is a technical application contest, showcasing the most innovative projects based on NI software and hardware. This is your chance to share your innovations with the NI community and network with NI leadership, trade press, industry leaders, and other category winners at the invitation-only awards ceremony and dinner. The winner and finalists will each recieve a prize as recognition for their achievement.



Student Design

Student Design Contest

Show us how you’ve incorporated LabVIEW into your design project for a chance to win cash prizes and an opportunity to present your work to industry leaders and the technical press at your local NIDays conference.

 Enter Student Design Contest

Engineering Impact Awards

Submit your most innovative project using NI software and hardware – the technical paper contest that showcases UK & Ireland engineers, scientists, researchers and educators who, by using the most innovative uses of virtual instrumentation, are addressing the most challenging engineering problems and improving the world around us.


How do I Submit my Paper? 

  Download the Author Packet (PDF)

Please send submissions by email to:


The 2017 Engineer Impact Awards is now closed. But we are accepting submissions for the 2018 awards.

Deadline 2018 Engineer Impact Awards : Monday, 16th July 2018


1st Place

  • Win a trip to NIWeek. Agreed flights, Bed and Breakfast and NIWeek entry paid for by NI
  • Invite to attend the prestigious awards dinner to be presented with an award plaque


Runners up

  • Invite to attend the prestigious awards dinner to be presented with an award plaque