Call DesignEuropa Awards 2020
The application and nomination period for the Awards is open until 20 April 2020
Now in their third edition, the DesignEuropa Awards celebrate excellence in design and design management among Registered Community Design (RCD) holders.
Organised every two years by the EUIPO, the Awards have two categories open for applications and nominations: Small and Emerging Companies and Industry. The Lifetime Achievement category is reserved for designers with a significant body of work, developed over the course of a career, who have had a significant impact on the design profession.
The Industry Award:This category is for RCDs owned by companies which have more than 50 employees and over €10 million in turnover/€10 million balance sheet total.
The Small and Emerging Companies Award: This category is for RCDs owned by companies which comply with one of the following conditions: Fewer than 50 employees and less than €10 million turnover/€10 million balance sheet total. Companies established after January 1 2016, regardless of their size.
The Lifetime Achievement Award: This category is reserved for individual designers with a significant body of work of aesthetic value, created over the course of a career, which has also had a demonstrable impact on the marketplace. Nominees in this category must currently use or have used the RCD system during their professional careers.
The Awards Ceremony will be held in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, on 20 October 2020 in collaboration with the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy and the Benelux Office for Intellectual Property.
SUBMISSION PERIOD: The call will be open until April 20, 2020.
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