Scottish Area Innovation Awards

Scottish Area Innovation Awards Now OPEN!

About the Innovation Awards

The Scottish Innovation Awards are open to all individuals, teams or organisations that operate within the Scottish Area of the Institute of Water which comprises the operational areas of Scottish Water. You do not need to be a member of the Institute of Water to enter.

Innovations can be products, processes or simply a concept. The top 3 innovations will be selected by a master judging panel. The 3 shortlisted candidates are invited to attend the Institute of Water President’s Dinner on Saturday 2nd May at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Glasgow where the Scottish Area winner will be announced.

The winning entry will then be put forward for the National Innovation Awards, which will take place in Portsmouth, June 2020, whilst also receiving:

  • a trophy,
  • coverage within the IOW magazine,
  • further invitations to present their idea at regional events


How to apply?

Download and complete the application form HERE  and email it to

Closing date for applications is Friday 6th March 2020!


Previous winners

2018/19 – A&L Mechanical Installations Ltd

2017/18 – Scottish Water Sewer Response Team

2016/17 – Scottish Water – Utility Focus Group

2014/15 – Clancy Docwra

2013/14 – Dryden Aqua Ltd

2012/13 – ID Systems UK Ltd