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 Drum Design Awards, and The IET Innovation 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. We can’t guarantee 100% accuracy (we try our best!) so always visit the individual awards’ websites for the latest information.


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Award nameIndustryRegionDeadline DateAwarding Date
The 3D Printing Industry Awards Design & InnovationInternational1st Mar6th Jun
The Drum Design AwardsDesign & InnovationInternational7th Mar~7th Jun
International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA)Design & InnovationInternational15th Mar~19th Aug
Mixology Awards South Design & InnovationUK22nd Mar20th Jun
Muse Design AwardsDesign & InnovationInternational28th Mar15th Apr
Starpack Industry AwardsDesign & InnovationUK29th Mar27th Jun
International Design for All Foundation Good Practices Awards Design & InnovationInternational~23rd Apr~21st Sep
Social Good Design Awards (So Good)Design & InnovationInternational~2nd May~29th May
Co.Design's Innovation by Design AwardsDesign & InnovationInternational~10th May~1st Oct
Red Dot Award Design Concept Design & InnovationInternational~16th May~28th Sep
IOP Business Awards (Institute of Physics)Design & InnovationUK17th May~16th Oct
Global Aquaculture Innovation AwardDesign & InnovationInternational~31st May~25th Sep
The TCT Awards Design & InnovationInternational~1st Jun~26th Sep
Graphis Design Annual Competition Design & InnovationInternational4th Jun~7th Aug
IEEE Awards Design & InnovationInternational~15th Jun~11th May
SBID International Design Awards Design & InnovationInternational~15th Jun~26th Oct
Golden Pin Concept Design Award (Taiwan) Design & InnovationInternational20th Jun5th Dec
Golden Pin Design Award (Taiwan) Design & InnovationInternational27th Jun5th Dec
DMI Design Value Awards Design & InnovationInternational~28th Jun~8th Oct
ICIS Innovation Awards (Chemical Industry)Design & InnovationInternational~29th Jun~1st Dec
Institution of Engineering and Technology IET Innovation AwardsDesign & InnovationUK~6th Jul~14th Nov
James Dyson Award Design & InnovationInternational~20th Jul~18th Oct
SVIEF Innovation AwardsDesign & InnovationInternational~22nd Jul~28th Sep
The Horners Awards for Plastics Innovation & Design and Bottlemakers Award Design & InnovationUK~31st Jul~5th Oct
HOW International Design Awards Design & InnovationInternational~13th Aug~25th Apr
UX Awards Design & InnovationInternational~31st Aug~4th Oct
British Sign AwardsDesign & InnovationUK~14th Sep~8th Nov
Lexus Design Awards Design & InnovationInternational~8th Oct~4th Apr
Wired Audi Innovation Awards Design & InnovationInternational~9th Oct~1st Nov
Mixology Awards North Design & InnovationUK~12th Oct~6th Dec
iF Design Award Design & InnovationInternational~19th Oct15th Mar
Penrose Awards Design & InnovationUK~21st Oct~30th Oct
International Design AwardsDesign & InnovationInternational~31st Oct~4th May
The Spark Design and Architecture AwardsDesign & InnovationInternational~12th Nov~18th Nov
BIG Innovation Awards Design & InnovationInternational~16th Nov~29th Jan
Beazley Designs of the Year AwardsDesign & InnovationInternational~17th Nov~6th Jan
Edison AwardsDesign & InnovationInternational~21st Nov1st May
DBA Design Effectiveness AwardsDesign & InnovationUK~30th Nov~1st Feb
JEC World Innovation Awards Design & InnovationInternational~14th Dec12th Mar
Lighting Design AwardsDesign & InnovationInternational~18th Jan16th May
Green Product AwardDesign & InnovationInternational~18th Jan1st Mar
Red Dot Award Product Design Design & InnovationInternational1st Feb8th Jul
National Technology Awards Design & InnovationUK1st Feb16th May
The Dieline Awards Design & InnovationInternational15th Feb~4th May
The A' International Interface and Interaction Design Awards Design & InnovationInternational28th Feb15th Apr
The A' Scientific Instruments, Medical Devices and Research Equipment Design AwardsDesign & InnovationInternational28th Feb15th Apr
The A' Luxury Design Awards Design & InnovationInternational28th Feb15th Apr
The A' Design AwardDesign & InnovationInternational28th Feb15th Apr

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