The A’ Design Quality and Innovation Awards celebrate and recognize the very best new innovations and significant contributions to science, engineering and technology. The A’ Design Award for Innovation Quality aims to promote new ideas taking shape in both industry and academia. The award is open to submissions of entries of both concept stage and realized works and projects from all over the world.
The A' Design Award for Innovation Quality is not just an award, it is the indicator of quality and perfection in design, the award is recognized worldwide and takes the attention of design oriented companies, professionals and interest groups.
Winning the A' Award is a certificate of excellence for participants, an important milestone in your career. Having the A' Design Quality and Innovation Award attracts the eyes of design oriented companies worldwide. Winning the A' Design Quality and Innovation Award, raises the profile of successful participants and brings them to a wider audience.
A' Award winners are provided extensive and exclusive marketing and communication services to promote the success of winning the accolades. Award winning designs appear on the A' Award yearbook which is available worldwide, this book is furthermore distributed to the high-profile magazine editors, design oriented companies and relevant parties such as media members. The winning designs are also exhibited at our exhibition in Italy as poster presentation or physical participation. The best designs will also be picked for the permanent exhibition. The winners appear on magazines, newspapers, webzines and many other publishing mediums which create leads and further interest for the award winners.
For concept stage projects, the A' Design Award for Quality Innovation is an early indicator of success. For realized designs, having the A' Award gives added value to your products and services, separating them from the rest of commoditized goods and services. Winning the A' Quality Award is an excuse to communicate your product to the media, a reason for press releases.
Each winner design receives the trophy, published online and at our annual yearbook, receives a certificate and sticker templates to be attached to the products, the A' seal of design excellence is also included in the winners package, this seal is valid for the entire product lifecycle without the yearly fees.
The Jury is composed of both Academic and Professional participants worldwide, such as chief executive officers or head designers of companies and faculty heads or professors.
In addition, the A' Award features the focus group jury, which is composed of ordinary people to normalize the scoring by eliminating the bias on aesthetics and form sections, the votes of Professional, Academic and the Focus Group are weighted to determine the final result.
If your product has made the significant impact on the industry it serves, and if your product or service is aesthetically appealing, and if your product or service makes the life easier for the consumers and society at large, in this case you can and should apply to A' Design Award & Competitions' Design Quality and Innovation Category.
What to Present?
When submitting to the Design Quality and Innovation Competition, please keep in mind that your submission will be evaluated on multiple dimensions, your design is judged for its social and economic impacts. Furthermore, the novelty nature of the design is also considered; products that are highly innovative will gain the upper hand, for this reason it is important to present and attach a PDF presentation that focuses on the "innovations" and "quality improvements".
The designs with the highest innovation quality are selected based on the degree of innovation, human factors, ease of implementation and realization, depthness of development, and technical properties such as choice of materials and ergonomics. Products and services that demonstrates a significant technological advance for the industry or technology sector is provided further points. Products that have the most innovative business model or approach for delivering more value to both the company and their customers in a non-traditional way, will also be highlighted among with products that achieve fast, low-cost implementations for rapid time to value creation. However, please note that the overall quality of the resulting product or project is also considered; the aesthetic presentation of the projects will also be considered.
No Further Fees
Unlike some other design awards and competitions, you are not obliged to make any further fees for winning the award and everything listed in the winners benefits will be provided free of charge.
Aims and Visions
The Aim of the Innovation Quality and Design Award is to attract the attention of design oriented media, magazines, and industry leads to your business by means of creating further publicity and dissemination for yoru brand. The award also aims to separate you from the rest of the actors in your industrial sector by honoring your institution with a prestigious award.
Learn more about the winners' benefits here. To learn more about winners' services here. And check the contents of the winners pack here.