For the 7th time, the German Federal Ecodesign Award is looking for outstanding products, services and concepts that consistently focus on environmental compatibility, good design as well as transparency. Companies of all sizes and industries, designers as well as research institutes and students are invited to submit their contributions online until 9 April 2018. Projects must be (or intended to be) available on the German market, and can be contributed in the categories of product, service, concept or young talent. The application must be submitted in German.
The German Federal Ecodesign Award is the highest distinction of ecological design in Germany. Since 2012, it is awarded by the Federal Environment Ministry and the German Environment Agency in cooperation with the International Design Center Berlin. The winners and nominees will be honored at the end of November 2018 at a festive award ceremony at the Federal Environment Ministry in Berlin. It is planned to present the winning and nominated contributions in a travelling exhibition in the following year. The prizes in the young talent category are endowed with 1,000 € each.
For more information on the call, the competition procedure as well as the online application, click here.