Green Product & Concept Award Call 2021


Application call for Green Product & Concept Award 2021. The Green Product Award and the Green Concept Award are accompanied by an international jury, partners such as the IKEA Stiftung and country scouts who are looking for green innovators around the world.

Moreover, they show the entries and outcomes at trade fairs such as Neonyt, Heimtextil, Ambiente, and on 330sqm at the International Craft & Trade Fair, Munich. On a design trip with Deutschen Design tag under the motto “Designers unpack”, selected materials, prototypes, and products provide the impetus in 12 German cities for workshops, talks, and other projects. The trip starts at Munich Creative Business Week in March. A showroom in Berlin and the construction of the future village settlement are in preparation.


The awards are for products & services as well as concepts that stand out in terms of design, innovation and sustainability. The awards offers a common platform for established companies, start-ups and students to introduce themselves to a professional network and to the public in Germany. Active matchmaking takes place among the participants and with the partners in order to initiate joint projects and cooperations, to create jobs and to promote the exchange of knowledge and the use of new methods.  In 2020, 1463 participants from 52 countries applied.

The Green Product Award recognizes products and services that are already on the market. It is aimed at start-ups and companies. The Green Concept Award, which is awarded in cooperation with the IKEA Stiftung, is dedicated to the concepts of students, graduates, start-ups, and companies.

Award Timeline

1st September to 31st October 2020: Regular Bird submission phase
1st November to 30 November 2020: Late Bird submission phase
19th December 2020: Publication of the nominees
19th December to 31st January 2021: Public voting period. Parallel: Jury evaluation
10th March 2021: Award Ceremony in Munich, Publication of the Green Trend Book
10th March to 14th March 2021: Exhibition at IHM – International Craft Fair, Munich​

Deadline: 30 November 2020

Apply here.

For more info, visit the official link.

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