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List of UK Design Awards and Innovation Awards

This is the world’s best list of UK Design Awards and Innovation Awards. It includes all the most credible national design awards such as The National Technology Awards, The International Design Awards, The Drum Design Awards, The Edison Awards, The Dyson Awards, The A’ Design Awards and The IET Innovation Awards. There are awards for interior design, product design awards and top designer awards. See our International Awards list for more global innovation awards.

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Please note: the “~” symbol means that the date is based on the previous year’s awards programme or is an estimate based on the information available.
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Award nameDeadline DateAwarding DateIndustryRegion
The Spark Design and Architecture Awards10th Nov~18th NovDesign & InnovationInternational
Edison Awards20th Nov21st AprDesign & InnovationInternational
BIG Innovation Awards 28th Nov12th JanDesign & InnovationInternational
Green Concept Award30th Nov10th MarDesign & InnovationInternational
Green Product Award30th Nov10th MarDesign & InnovationInternational
World Brand Design Awards1st Dec1st JanDesign & InnovationInternational
Mixology Awards North ~11th Dec3rd DecDesign & InnovationUK
JEC World Innovation Awards ~16th Dec9th MarDesign & InnovationInternational
London International Creative Competition21st Dec~22nd MarDesign & InnovationInternational
Green Product Award~10th Jan~11th MarDesign & InnovationInternational
Graphis Design Annual Competition 12th Jan13th JanDesign & InnovationInternational
Lighting Design Awards~17th Jan13th MayDesign & InnovationInternational
MUSE Design Awards
Prestigious multi-industry design program recognising design excellence from around the world.
22nd Jan8th OctDesign & InnovationInternational
National Technology Awards ~24th Jan30th NovDesign & InnovationUK
Britain's Top Designer Award~31st Jan~15th FebDesign & InnovationUK
Disruptor Awards ~2nd Feb~3rd MayDesign & InnovationInternational
Airwards (Drone Awards)12th Feb25th MayDesign & InnovationInternational
Red Dot Award Product Design ~14th Feb~22nd JunDesign & InnovationInternational
Beazley Designs of the Year Awards15th Feb28th MarDesign & InnovationInternational
International Design for All Foundation Good Practices Awards 21st Feb~21st SepDesign & InnovationInternational
The Dieline Awards ~25th Feb~4th MayDesign & InnovationInternational
The A' International Interface and Interaction Design Awards ~28th Feb~15th AprDesign & InnovationInternational
IOP Business Awards (Institute of Physics)~28th Feb~16th OctDesign & InnovationUK
The A' Scientific Instruments, Medical Devices and Research Equipment Design Awards~28th Feb~15th AprDesign & InnovationInternational
The A' Luxury Design Awards ~28th Feb~15th AprDesign & InnovationInternational
C-IDEA Design Award28th Feb1st AprDesign & InnovationInternational
The Drum Awards for Design4th Mar20th MayDesign & InnovationInternational
Mixology Awards South ~6th Mar~18th JunDesign & InnovationUK
The A' Design Award~7th Mar~15th AprDesign & InnovationInternational
The 3D Printing Industry Awards ~11th Mar~28th MayDesign & InnovationInternational
Starpack Industry Awards~13th Mar~24th JunDesign & InnovationUK
International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA)~16th Mar~19th AugDesign & InnovationInternational
Co.Design's Innovation by Design Awards~17th Apr~1st OctDesign & InnovationInternational
International Sound Awards~30th Apr~17th SepDesign & InnovationInternational
Red Dot Award Design Concept ~15th May25th SepDesign & InnovationInternational
The TCT Awards ~3rd Jun30th SepDesign & InnovationInternational
IEEE Awards ~15th Jun~11th MayDesign & InnovationInternational
Global Aquaculture Innovation Award~15th Jun6th OctDesign & InnovationInternational
DMI Design Value Awards ~25th Jun~8th OctDesign & InnovationInternational
K-Design Award~25th Jun9th OctDesign & InnovationInternational
The Designer Awards~1st Jul18th NovDesign & InnovationUK
UK Graphic Awards~3rd Jul~15th SepDesign & InnovationUK
E&T Innovation Awards~13th Jul19th NovDesign & InnovationUK
Golden Pin Concept Design Award (Taiwan) ~15th Jul~5th DecDesign & InnovationInternational
Golden Pin Design Award (Taiwan) ~15th Jul~5th DecDesign & InnovationInternational
James Dyson Award ~16th Jul19th NovDesign & InnovationInternational
Cresta Awards~20th Jul~26th SepDesign & InnovationInternational
ICIS Innovation Awards (Chemical Industry)~31st Jul~1st DecDesign & InnovationInternational
The Horners Awards for Plastics Innovation & Design and Bottlemakers Award ~31st Jul~5th OctDesign & InnovationUK
The SBID Product Design Awards~14th Aug23rd OctDesign & InnovationInternational
SBID International Design Awards ~14th Aug23rd OctDesign & InnovationInternational
Jing Shan Classic, Cultural and Creative Arts Awards~31st Aug~31st OctDesign & InnovationInternational
British Sign Awards~11th Sep~14th NovDesign & InnovationUK
International Design Awards30th Sep~4th MayDesign & InnovationInternational
SVIEF Top 30 Innovation Awards30th Sep6th DecDesign & InnovationInternational
LIT Lighting Design Awards1st Oct~15th DecDesign & InnovationInternational
Lexus Design Awards 11th Oct13th AprDesign & InnovationInternational
DBA Design Effectiveness Awards23rd Oct~12th MayDesign & InnovationUK
iF Design Award 30th Oct10th MayDesign & InnovationInternational

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