James Dyson Award 2017 (Win up to $40,000 for your Idea)

James Dyson Award 2017 (Win up to $40,000 for your Idea)

Deadline: July 20, 2017

Are you a student designer or engineer? Do you have an idea that solves a problem? Do you know someone with original design solutions? The James Dyson Award is open for entries. The James Dyson Award is an international design award that celebrates, encourages and inspires the next generation of design engineers. The Award is open to current and recent design engineering students.

The Brief: Design something that solves a problem. James Dyson Foundation is looking for designers who think differently to create products that work better. Engineers who follow an iterative design process.  Rough and ready prototypes. Products that have a significant and practical purpose, are commercially viable, and are designed with sustainability in mind.

Prizes

International Winner:

  • $40,000 (USD) to the student or student team
  • $6,000 (USD) to the student(s)’ university department
  • James Dyson Award certificate

International Runners-Up (up to two):

  • $6,000 (USD) to the student or student team
  • James Dyson Award certificate

National Winner (one from each region):

  • $2,500 (USD) to the student or student team
  • James Dyson Award certificate

National Finalists (up to four from each region):

  •  James Dyson Award certificate

Eligibility

  • The James Dyson Award is open to product design, industrial design, and engineering university students – or graduates within the past 4 years – who have studied in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, UK or US.
  • Teams are also encouraged to enter, provided at least one team member studies (or has studied within the last 4 years) product design, industrial design, or engineering at university. This team member should register as the “Team Leader” during the registration process.
  • All other team members must be current university students (or graduates within the past 4 years) in one of the countries listed above.
  • All students, whether individual entrants or team entrants, are required to provide proof of student or alumni status.

Application

Enter your design into the James Dyson Award – a chance to win $45,000.

For more information, visit James Dyson Award 2017.

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