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
Red Dot Award Design Concept 17th May~25th SepDesign & InnovationInternational
One Color Award31st May10th JunDesign & InnovationInternational
The TCT Awards ~3rd Jun~30th SepDesign & InnovationInternational
National Technology Awards 3rd Jun29th SepDesign & InnovationUK
The 3D Printing Industry Awards ~11th Jun~28th MayDesign & InnovationInternational
IEEE Awards 15th Jun11th MayDesign & InnovationInternational
Global Aquaculture Innovation Award~15th Jun~6th OctDesign & InnovationInternational
Lighting Design Awards~17th Jun13th MayDesign & InnovationInternational
Graphis Design Annual Competition 22nd Jun6th OctDesign & InnovationInternational
DMI Design Value Awards 24th Jun~8th OctDesign & InnovationInternational
The Designer Awards~1st Jul~18th NovDesign & InnovationUK
UK Graphic Awards~3rd Jul~15th SepDesign & InnovationUK
E&T Innovation Awards~13th Jul~19th 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 Jul~19th NovDesign & InnovationInternational
Cresta Awards20th 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 Aug~23rd OctDesign & InnovationInternational
SBID International Design Awards ~14th Aug~23rd OctDesign & InnovationInternational
Jing Shan Classic, Cultural and Creative Arts Awards~31st Aug~31st OctDesign & InnovationInternational
British Sign Awards~11th Sep~14th NovDesign & InnovationUK
Mixology Awards North ~11th Sep~3rd DecDesign & InnovationUK
International Design Awards~30th Sep~4th MayDesign & InnovationInternational
SVIEF Top 30 Innovation Awards~30th Sep~6th DecDesign & InnovationInternational
Lexus Design Awards ~11th Oct13th AprDesign & InnovationInternational
LIT Lighting Design Awards17th Oct1st NovDesign & InnovationInternational
DBA Design Effectiveness Awards~23rd Oct~12th MayDesign & InnovationUK
iF Design Award ~30th Oct10th MayDesign & InnovationInternational
The Spark Design and Architecture Awards~10th Nov~18th NovDesign & InnovationInternational
BIG Innovation Awards 16th Nov~12th JanDesign & InnovationInternational
Edison Awards~20th Nov21st AprDesign & InnovationInternational
Green Product Award~30th Nov10th MarDesign & InnovationInternational
Green Concept Award~30th Nov10th MarDesign & InnovationInternational
Green Product Award~30th Nov10th MarDesign & InnovationInternational
World Brand Design Awards~1st Dec~1st JanDesign & InnovationInternational
London International Creative Competition~21st Dec~22nd MarDesign & InnovationInternational
Products by Women Innovation Awards~8th Jan~5th FebDesign & InnovationInternational
The Dieline Awards ~26th Jan~4th MayDesign & InnovationInternational
Britain's Top Designer Award~5th Feb~15th FebDesign & InnovationUK
Beazley Designs of the Year Awards~15th Feb28th MarDesign & InnovationInternational
Red Dot Award Product Design ~19th Feb21st JunDesign & InnovationInternational
International Design for All Foundation Good Practices Awards ~21st Feb~21st SepDesign & InnovationInternational
MUSE Design Awards~25th Feb~8th OctDesign & InnovationInternational
The A' International Interface and Interaction Design Awards ~28th Feb~15th AprDesign & InnovationInternational
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
The A' Design Award~28th Feb~15th AprDesign & InnovationInternational
C-IDEA Design Award~28th Feb1st AprDesign & InnovationInternational
The Drum Awards for Design~4th Mar20th MayDesign & InnovationInternational
Co.Design's Innovation by Design Awards12th Mar~1st OctDesign & InnovationInternational
Airwards (Drone Awards)12th Mar25th MayDesign & InnovationInternational
International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA)15th Mar~19th AugDesign & InnovationInternational
Starpack Industry Awards26th Mar~24th JunDesign & InnovationUK
Mixology Awards London26th Mar16th SepDesign & InnovationUK
Amazon Launchpad Innovation Awards28th Mar12th JulDesign & InnovationInternational
Hiiibrand Awards31st Mar31st AugDesign & InnovationInternational
K-Design Award6th Apr16th OctDesign & InnovationInternational
JEC World Innovation Awards 16th Apr3rd JunDesign & InnovationInternational
IOP Business Awards (Institute of Physics)23rd Apr~16th OctDesign & InnovationUK

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