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Design Europa Awards

October 20, 2020, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

DesignEuropa 2020 call for entries

Organised by the EUIPO, the DesignEuropa Awards honour outstanding design brought to the marketplace with the protection of the Registered Community Design (RCD).

The nomination and application period for the DesignEuropa Awards 2020 is now open and runs until April 20, 2020.

The categories for the Awards are:

The Industry Award: for RCDs owned by companies which have more than 50 employees and over EUR 10 million in turnover/balance sheet total

The Small and Emerging Companies Award: for RCDs owned by companies which either fewer than 50 employees and less than EUR 10 million in turnover/balance sheet total or were established after January 1 2016, regardless of their size.

The Lifetime Achievement Award: for individual designers with a significant body of aesthetic work, created over the course of a career, which has also had a demonstrable impact on the marketplace.

Applications and nominations can easily be made with the online form available at EUIPO’s website.

The Awards Ceremony will be held in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, on October 20, 2020 in collaboration with the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy and the Benelux Office for Intellectual Property.