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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
British Sign Awards11th 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
Wired Audi Innovation Awards ~9th Oct~1st NovDesign & InnovationInternational
Mixology Awards North ~11th Oct3rd DecDesign & InnovationUK
Lexus Design Awards ~14th Oct1st SepDesign & InnovationInternational
Graphis Design Annual Competition 20th Oct13th JanDesign & InnovationInternational
Penrose Awards ~21st Oct~30th OctDesign & InnovationUK
DBA Design Effectiveness Awards23rd Oct~12th MayDesign & InnovationUK
iF Design Award 30th Oct10th MayDesign & InnovationInternational
BIG Innovation Awards ~8th Nov~22nd JanDesign & InnovationInternational
The Spark Design and Architecture Awards~12th Nov~18th NovDesign & InnovationInternational
Edison Awards~22nd Nov~21st AprDesign & InnovationInternational
Beazley Designs of the Year Awards~29th Nov~9th FebDesign & InnovationInternational
London International Creative Competition~7th Dec~22nd MarDesign & InnovationInternational
World Brand Design Awards~10th Dec~1st JanDesign & InnovationInternational
JEC World Innovation Awards ~16th Dec~3rd MarDesign & InnovationInternational
International Design for All Foundation Good Practices Awards ~30th Dec~21st SepDesign & InnovationInternational
Green Product Award~10th Jan~11th MarDesign & InnovationInternational
Lighting Design Awards~17th Jan~14th MayDesign & InnovationInternational
National Technology Awards ~24th Jan~7th MayDesign & InnovationUK
Britain's Top Designer Award~31st Jan~15th FebDesign & InnovationUK
Disruptor Awards ~2nd Feb~3rd MayDesign & InnovationInternational
Red Dot Award Product Design ~14th Feb~22nd JunDesign & 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 Drum Design Awards~28th Feb~20th MayDesign & InnovationInternational
The A' Luxury Design Awards ~28th Feb~15th AprDesign & 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 Apr17th 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 Jul15th 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 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 Awards14th Aug23rd OctDesign & InnovationInternational
SBID International Design Awards 14th Aug23rd OctDesign & InnovationInternational
Muse Design Awards20th Aug8th OctDesign & InnovationInternational
Jing Shan Classic, Cultural and Creative Arts Awards31st Aug~31st OctDesign & InnovationInternational

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