COMPETITION: Innovation Gateway

11-12 November | Victoria Park Plaza


COMPETITION: Innovation Gateway 

In 2019 New Civil Engineer launched Innovation Gateway, a competition looking for SMEs and Start-ups who have bold ideas on how to drive productivity and efficiency of airports to enable more passengers to use their facilities.

Keep an eye out for our 2020 SME and start-up competition launching January 2020. 

Innovation Gateway 2019 winner: Oceans3D

Read about their winning idea here



Find out more

Judges will look for innovations that:

  • Use technologies that can safely be implemented in the airports sector to improve productivity 
  • Have considered how the idea will be introduced in a live working environment causing minimum disruption 
  • Are ready to be trialled in a live environment 
  • Can be introduced and make a noticeable improvement to airport’s capacity in 5 years 

These innovations could help:

  • Drive efficiency of airport ops 
  • Deliver projects in a more cost and time efficient manner 
  • Reduce carbon emissions in any stage of the airport experience 
  • Improve passenger experience 

Judges will be looking for innovations that are at early stage and are seeking a test bed to further prove the concept in a live environment.

Meet the judges

 Jason   Fowler

Jason Fowler

deputy chair

British Aviation Group

 Mark  Middleton

Mark Middleton

London managing partner



Jacqui Johnson

managing director

JCJ Consulting

 Anita Gackowska

Anita Gackowska

development director

London Luton Airport Limited (LLAL) 

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