Innovative Technology Award

The IPA recognizes and honors innovative technologies that significantly contributed to the advancement of press-in engineering.
 List of Award Winners

List of Innovative Technology Award Winners: Click Here
 Application Details
Application Period: From 9/25/2023 to 2/29/2024

Awardee: Individual engineers or a team who developed innovative technologies. Depending on the nature of innovative technology, an organization or group of organizations such as machine manufacturer, material manufacturer, specialized contractor or research institution may become the awardee.
Eligibility:  Any innovative technology, the significance of which is verified through actual construction. The innovative technologies include but are not limited to efficient pile installation machinery, auxiliary equipment to cope with spatial and environmental restrictions, new prefabricated piles and attachments, instrumentation to monitor pile behavior and/or the ground condition, and a system to guarantee the performance of the piles and embedded walls.

An individual member or a corporate member of the IPA who developed the technology may submit nomination material electronically to the Awards Committee ( no later than the nomination deadline. Nomination material should include a description of the technology, high quality photographs, publications related to the technology (if any), a letter of recommendation from a third party such as the project owner, design consultant or general contractor, and nomination form. Guidelines for preparing nomination materials may be found in the nomination form.

Download nomination form here.

Award Information:
  1. The Award will be presented at an appropriate IPA event by the IPA President.
  2. The representative individual is the recipient of the Award and will be required to introduce the innovative technology at an appropriate IPA event or through IPA publications.