Innovation Category Entry Form
Individual and team entrants can nominate themselves.
KEY NOMINEE AND NOMINATOR INFORMATION
Nominee 2 (if more than one Nominee)
If you have an administrator in your team who will manage your entry, and any other logistics relating to the Awards, please include their details below.
Innovation & Project
Please upload up to 4 high-resolution photos of the Nominee:
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In 500 words or less, tell us about the Innovation/Project.
Submissions can cover any innovation that relates to, or impacts, the built environment. Examples include:
• Product, process, technology, sustainability, health and safety, procurement, or customer service that have improved upon or extended beyond current expectations of best practice in the chosen area.
The judges will be looking for:• Entries that focus on solving customer and end user needs, that result in excellent innovations.• An innovation that best demonstrates innovative approaches, solutions or products in its delivery.• A new technology, product or service, new to the market, that will transform the way the industry will work.• An innovation that supports the end-user in commercial settings, e.g. construction, education, corporate, infrastructure, engineering, energy, technology design, architecture, admin, etc.• An innovation that enhances building development and management through sustainability, maintenance, durability, productivity, occupant health, collaboration, space optimisation or energy efficiency.
Please upload at least 4 high-resolution photos of the Innovation being installed or used, plus any supporting documents you wish to include:
ABOUT THE NOMINEE
In 500 words or less, tell us about the Nominee.The Nominees background may include details on any of the following:• Background• Years in the industry• Previous roles and experience• Work experience outside New Zealand (if any)• Why Nominee was chosen for this position• Qualifications and affiliations• Previous awards
In 500 words or less, tell us what the Nominee’s role was in developing this new Innovation, product, technique, or process, and how they excelled in doing so.The Nominee’s role may cover those aspects listed below:• An overview of the situation and problem that needed to be overcome• The vision they demonstrated in identifying an opportunity to do things differently• The process the Nominee followed to realise the idea• Overview of the Business Case put forward to client and/or company to progress the Innovation• Outcomes and benefits to client / project / delivered building / occupants, etc.
In 500 words or less, tell us what are some of the challenges faced by the Nominee during this Innovation.Challenges that the Nominee may have confronted might include:• Resistance from stakeholders to trying a new approach• Availability of resource(s) to realise the Innovation• Logistics• Design• Budget
Please upload 2 written references. References should include:• Referee’s name, role, organisation, email address, mobile number• Nominee’s name and role• Project name and description• What the Nominee did well• Challenges the Nominee faced and how they overcame them
Please note: Phone calls to referees may occur at the discretion of the Awards judges.
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