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New Program

Student Program

Are you a student with a passion for design and innovation? Are you eager to showcase your talent on a global platform? Look no further! The European Product Design Award Student Program provides you with an unparalleled opportunity to shine in the world of product design.

ePDA

About us

Our program is dedicated to nurturing talent and fostering excellence in product design. We believe that creativity knows no bounds and that every student possesses the potential to revolutionize the world through design thinking. Through our program, we aim to empower students by providing them with the resources, guidance, and opportunities they need to succeed in the competitive field of industrial design.

Whether you're a student exploring design concepts or already making waves with your prototypes, our program is designed to support and elevate your talent!

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Student Benefits

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Sponsorship

Our official sponsors offers 50% off in the entry fees to help you hone your skills and unleash your creative potential.

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Resume Booster

Help to create an outstanding curriculum vitae that can open doors to future career opportunities.

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Networking

Connect with like-minded peers and industry professionals through our networking at premier events in Europe.

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Growth Opportunity

Help award-winning students find an internship.

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Recognition and Awards

Stand a chance to showcase your talent on a global stage through participation in prestigious product design awards. Gain recognition for your innovative designs and make a name for yourself in the industry.

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Winner’s Package

Receive the ePDA asset package and an official invite to the Winner’s Celebration Evening, with the opportunity to network with industry leaders.

Shape the Future

Be part of a community that is driving innovation and shaping the future of product design!

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Universities Benefits

We are looking at creating mindful collaborations with universities and design schools, enabling students to access to our continuing education programs and support their professional launch.

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Worldwide Promotion

ePDA provides a new & international platform to promote student work. That’s an unique opportunity to promote university’s programs.

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Status and Recognition

Recognition and prestige for the university. Award-winning students bring exposure, recognition, and prestige to their institution.

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Extensive Exposure

Media and press coverage with the university’s name. Logo display on the ePDA website, in newsletters, and the annual winners’ catalog.

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Attracting Talents

The ePDA University partners find this aids in building their brand, attracting new students and engaging with potential investors.

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Team Appreciation

Due to its very public nature, winning projects serve as an excellent way to recognize the hard work and achievements of University staff. The win can be celebrated together and is the perfect way to boost morale: everybody likes to be on a winning team!

Students receiving honors and international awards set their careers on the right path!

Partnerships can be developed and tailored according to the specific needs of your university or design school. Interested? Please download our European Product Design Award University & School Partnerships deck and contact Aline Martins at aline@productdesignaward.eu.

New

Categories

You may enter the same entry into as many categories as you see fit. In fact, doing so may increase your chances of winning. However, there is an additional fee for each additional category you enter.

Miao Jingyi
  1. Bathroom Accessories
    Fittings/Appliances, Bathtubs, Sinks, Toilets, Taps and Shower Heads…
  2. Bedroom Furniture
  3. Entertainment Room
    Systems, Audio/Video, Seating, Projector…
  4. Garden Appliances & Garden Equipment & Accessory
  5. Heating & Air Conditioning
  6. Home Furniture
  7. Home Furnitures Accessories
  8. Home Lighting
    Lighting Systems, Lamps and Luminaires, Chandeliers, Outdoor lighting…
  9. Interior Decoration Products
  10. Kitchen Accessories
    Tabletop, Cookware and Cooking Utensils, Tableware…
  11. Kitchen Appliances
    Cooktop & Ovens and Hoods…
  12. Security Systems
  13. Other Home Interior Products & Accessories
Junjie Hua
  1. Audio
    Earbuds, Headphone, Wireless/Bluetooth Speakers, Instruments, Sound Systems, Recording…
  2. Cameras
    Analog, Film, Digital, Lenses, Equipment, Tripods, Monopods…
  3. Cameras Accessories
  4. Computers
    Desktop, Laptops, Tablets, Scanners and Printers…
  5. Computers Accessories
  6. Consumer Electronic Packaging Designs
  7. Electrical
    Switches, Temperature & Control System…
  8. Office Appliances
  9. Phones
    Mobiles, Office Phone Systems, Application Designs, Other Communications Technology…
  10. Phones Accessories
  11. Robotics & Drones
  12. Security Systems
  13. Other Consumer Electronics Designs
Jimmy Rojas
  1. Interactive Interfaces
  2. Mobile Apps
  3. Product User Interface Design
  4. UX Product Design
  5. Other Products Interface Design
Langyue Deng, Zhen Liu
  1. Analog Watches
  2. Bags
    Handbags, Backpacks, Briefcases, Special Purpose Bags, Carry-on…
  3. Digital Watches
  4. Eyewear
  5. Jewelry
  6. Luggage and Travel Bags
  7. Personal Care, Wellness and Beauty
  8. Personal Fashion and Lifestyle Accessories
  9. Personal Hobby and Leisure
  10. Other Personal Products
Yuxin Yang
  1. Baby & Maternity Appliances
    Bottle Warmers, Food Making, Monitoring Devices…
  2. Baby & Maternity Clothing
  3. Baby & Maternity Safety Products
  4. Bath & Health Accessories
  5. Bath & Health Products
  6. Gears & Strollers
  7. Nursery
  8. Other Families & Kids Products
Shion Ito
  1. Classroom Products
    Boards, Books & Notebooks, Chairs…
  2. Educational Tools
    Self-learning Devices, Tablets, Teaching Aids…
  3. Other Educational Products
Weiling Shi
  1. Office Equipment
    3D Printers, Printers, Projectors…
  2. Office Furniture
  3. Office Interior Design Elements
  4. Office Lighting
  5. Office Robotic Appliances
  6. Office Supplies & Stationery
  7. Software Application and Mobile App
  8. Other Work Product Designs
Qinyue Zeng, Zhiyong Xiong
  1. Gaming Accessories
    Mouses, Cases, Headphones…
  2. Gaming Appliances
    Consoles, Gamepads, Mobiles…
  3. Toys and Dolls
  4. Other Toys Product Designs
  5. Other Gaming Product Designs
Emin Music
  1. Cars
    Commercial Vehicles, Passenger, Sports and SUV, Electric and Self Driven, Luxury, Accessories
  2. Bicycle
    Cargo, City, Hybrid/commuter, Mountain & Dirt, Racing, Trekking & BMX…
  3. E-Bikes
  4. Electric Scooters
  5. Manual Scooters
  6. Motorcycles
    Small, Sports, Cruiser, Other
  7. Mass Transportation
  8. Mobile Homes and Caravans
  9. Trains
  10. Trams
  11. Watercraft
    Sail Boats, Yachts, Jet Ski
  12. Other Commercial Vehicles
  13. Other Personal Vehicles
Xiangchao Zeng
  1. Building Components
    Staircases, Plumbing, Windows…
  2. Building Elements
    Decorative Finishing/Surfaces, Floor Covering…
  3. Building Energy
    Heating & Air Conditioning Technologies, Power Transformation…
  4. Farming Products
    ATV & UTV, Balers, Combines…
  5. Healthcare Products & Supplies
    Aids/Prosthetics, Design for Elders, Safety Designs…
  6. Industrial Tools
    Hand Tools, Heavy Equipment…
  7. Social Product Designs
    Design for Environment, Inclusive & Equity Products…
Chunmao Wu, Peiyao Huang, Pei Li
  1. Green Energy Solutions
    Alternative Energy Sources, Energy Conservation Equipment…
  2. Green Home Solutions
    Residential Sustainable Designs, Solar Powered Home Appliances…
  3. Green Urban Solutions
    Urban Sustainable Designs
  4. Sustainable
    Automotive & Transport Products, Conceptual Designs, Consumer Electronics Products, Eco Design Products, Educational Products, Energy Saving Materials, Event Products, Families & Kids Products, Food & Beverage Products, Hobby & Sports Products, Home Products, Industrial Products, Outdoor Products, Packaging Design Products, Personal Products, Pets Products, Toys, Games & Leisure Products, Work & Office Products
  5. Other Sustainable and Green Products
Anna Lim
  1. Outdoor Activities Accessories
    Biking Accessories, Skating Accessories…
  2. Outdoor Equipment & Accessories
    Barbecues, Fences, Lighting…
  3. Outdoor Furniture
  4. Outdoor Gardening
  5. Trekking & Camping Products
    Bivac, Clothing, Shoes, Tents…
  6. Other Outdoor Product Designs
Xingyue Elaine Wang
  1. Pet Supplies
  2. Pet Accessories
  3. Other Pet Products Design
Haojing Yang
  1. Fitness Accessories
    Bags, Bands, Cords, Mats…
  2. Fitness Equipment
    Bars, Cardio Equipment, EMS…
  3. Fitness & Sports Garment
    Boots, Cycling Wear, Watersports Wear…
  4. Hobbies Products
    Art & Crafts, Board Games, Coloring…
  5. Sports Equipment
    Acrobatic, Archery, Esports, Combating, Climbing…
  6. Other Hobby & Sports Product Designs
Ruben Saldana Acle
  1. Event Accessories
    Backdrops, Cardholders, Posters…
  2. Event Devices
    Flip Charts, Headphones, Microphones…
  3. Event Furniture
  4. Eco-Friendly Event Catering Products
  5. Event Catering Supplies
  6. Event Decoration
  7. Event Lighting Design
  8. Exhibition & Trade Fairs
  9. Other Events Supplies
Yihan Xue
  1. Beverage Products
    Soft Drinks, Fermented Drinks, Spirits, Gin, Wines…
  2. Catering Equipment
  3. Catering Supplies
  4. Disposable & Eco-Friendly Catering Supplies
  5. Other Beverage & Food Product Designs
Jiaxin Lv
  1. Beauty Packaging
  2. Beverage Packaging
  3. Branding & Re-branding Packaging
  4. Food Packaging
  5. Sustainable Packaging
  6. Other Packaging Product Designs

2024 Edition

Deadlines

May
19
Early Bird
-10% discount

July
23
Extended Early Bird
-5% discount

September
23
Regular

October
20
Extended

November
8
Final
10% late fees

Past Winners

Awarded Universities

Ranking University Name
1 Savannah College of Art and Design
2 South China University of Technology
3 The Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts
4 Pratt Institute
5 Macau University of Science and Technology
6 National Taipei University of Education
7 China University of Mining and Technology
8 Royal College of Art
9 ArtCenter College of Design
10 Georgia Institute of Technology
Ranking University Name
1 Savannah College of Art and Design
2 South China University of Technology
3 The Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts
4 Georgia Institute of Technology
5 Software Engineering Institute of Guangzhou
6 Pratt Institute – Main
7 China University of Mining and Technology
8 Beijing Institute of Technology
9 Luxun Academy of Fine Arts
10 Iran University of Science and Technology
Ranking University Name
1 College of Science & Technology Ningbo University
2 Savannah College of Art and Design
3 South China University of Technology
4 School of Future Design, Beijing Normal University
5 Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts
6 University of The Arts London
7 Ming Chi University of Technology
8 Liaoning Shihua University
9 Ming Chi University of Technology (MCUT)
10 University School of Industrial Design, EUDI, UDC
Ranking University Name
1 Savannah College of Art and Design
2 Macao University of Science and Technology, Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts
3 Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts
4 Hubei University of Technology
5 Hebei University of Technology
6 Changsha University of Science & Technology
7 Wuhan Polytechnic University
8 Huashang College Guangdong University of Finance & Economics
9 Domus Academy
10 College of Science & Technology Ningbo University
Ranking University Name
1 Savannah College of Art and Design
2 I. Art University of Tabriz
3 Dongguan Gafa Cultures & Creativity Institute
4 Changsha University of Science and Technology
5 Zhijiang college of Zhejiang University of Technology
6 Universidad de Monterrey
7 Communication University of Zhejiang
8 FH Salzburg
9 Loughborough University
10 The Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts
Ranking University Name
1 Savannah College of Art and Design
2 Wuhan University of Technology
3 Coventry University
4 Politecnico Di Milano
5 Thomas More
6 Hfg Karlsruhe
7 Faculty of Architecture – School of Design
8 University of Art and Design Linz
9 Hochschule für Gestaltung Schwäbisch Gmünd
10 Lasalle College of The Arts
Ranking University Name
1 Savannah College of Art and Design
2 Western Sydney University
3 Wuhan University of Technology
4 Changsha University of Science & Technology
5 FH Salzburg
6 Thomas More
7 RWTH-Aachen
8 FH Joanneum