The Shortlist: Science & Technology

Discover the shortlisted works in the Science & Technology category, for pieces exploring technology, science, biology, medicine or health.


Science Paths

By Kim Albrecht


Algorithms Tours

By StitchFix - Eric Colson, Brian Coffey, Tarek Rached & Liz Cruz


I'm not feeling well

By Gabriel Gianordoli


There's Big Money to be Made in Asteroid Mining

By Wired - Valerio Pellegrini


Seeing Theory

By Daniel Kunin, Tyler Dae Devlin, Jingru Guo, Daniel Xiang


Deconstructing Myths: A Cosmic Hunt in the Berber sky

By Accurat - Jennifer Christiansen


Cyberthreat real-time map

By Kaspersky Lab - Maarten Lambrechts, Alberto Cairo & Clara Guibourg


Global Health Check

By Beyond Words Studio - Duncan Swain, Ella Hollowood, Scott Reilly, Michael Brenner & team.


Nutrition Label

By Vivek Menon


IBM Immersive Insights

By IBM - Alfredo Ruiz


The Map of Physics

By Dominic Wallman



By Paul Button


This is the tangled future of tech and transportation

By Skye Gould/Business Insider



By Marcin Ignac,, Henryk Wollik, Matt Jarvis, Dr. Chris Faulkes, Lorna Ellen Faulkes


Why Are so Many Babies Born around 8:00 A.M.?

By Scientific American - Nadieh Bremer, Zan Armstrong & Jennifer Christiansen


The Entity Mapper

By Anne Luther


The Big Book of Dashboards

By Steve Wexler, Jeffrey Shaffer and Andy Cotgreave


:: See the full 2017 Shortlist


Discover each category...

Arts, entertainment & pop culture

Current affairs & politics

Environments & maps

Humanitarian / global

People, language & identity

Science & technology

Sports, games & leisure



...and vote for your favourite

  • Hit the grey "VOTE" button on the right
  • You can only vote once in each category
  • once you’ve voted that’s it - you can't change your mind
  • voting closes Fri 27 Oct 11.59pm PST 

The public vote gets added to the decisions from our 20+ panel of expert judges. Each category has three prizes - gold, ($1,000), silver ($500) and bronze ($250) - plus numerous special awards. All winners receive a trophy.


I'm shortlisted - what happens next?

Share your entry with your social media contacts and encourage them to vote, adding the hashtag #iibawards. If you mention our Twitter (@infobeautyaward) and Facebook we'll try to RT and share as much as we can. 

We'll be emailing all shortlistees with next steps including invites to the London ceremony on Tues 28 Nov. If you're shortlisted but haven't heard from us by Fri 27 Oct, it's probably because we don't have up-to-date contacts for you – so drop us a line

Not shortlisted but want to find out the results live - and brush shoulders with the winners - at the London ceremony? For the first time we’re making available a limited number of tickets (including canapés and a welcoming drink) - book here

Want us to change the image / text / credit / link? Have other questions? Check the housekeeping notes on our Longlist before emailing us with your query.


:: How to vote on the shortlist (deadline Sun 29 Oct, 11.59pm PST)

:: Brush shoulders with the winners at our London ceremony Tues 29 Nov

:: Check out the Longlist 


:: Browse last year's winners


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