as significant positive change.
we celebrate the exchange of ideas,
outstanding achievement and future
influencers in society.
welcome to the audi innovation award.
The Audi Innovation Award is a competition for design research
and the highlighting of innovative ideas.
The purpose of the prize is to act as a design and technology industry motivator in the GCC and Levant regions. The theme of the competition is innovation as
'significant positive change'.
The competition seeks to empower regional designers while archiving annual intellectual progress. The award acts as a mark of outstanding achievement, celebrating the exchange of ideas, investing in the collective by empowering a future family of change makers.
The theme for Audi Innovation Award is 'Alternative'.
Corresponding to the theme of electrification for Audi, the Audi Innovation Award seeks to highlight outstanding integration of existing design solutions into new facets of everyday things. As in the case of the automobile, the transformation of the combustion engine into electric is the perfect example of synthesizing accessible knowledge to better suit our current environment and ecosystem.
The competition invites any innovative design objects that observe and improve upon any of the 5 areas of: lifestyle, healthcare, mobility, education and urban public spaces, such as streets, plazas, parks and their furniture.
The existing ideas may be inspired by nature or from manmade objects, the winning design will best integrate these solutions to be used in exciting new ways.
17th January 2017
Deadline for competition entries
Announcement of the winner & award ceremony at Design Days Dubai press conference
Shortlist & display / presentation of submissions at Audi Design Space
Announcement of new theme and opening of submissions for 2018
Audi Innovation Talks