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UX Design Awards 2017 – Call for Entries

Call for Entries | Deadline: March 31, 2017 | Final Submission: April 21, 2017

Bestowed by the International Design Center Berlin (IDZ), the annual awards honor outstanding design and intuitive quality in electronic products, digital solutions, services and environments. From this year on, the competition also includes professional concepts, prototypes and research projects. Corporations, design consultancies and agencies worldwide are invited to submit their user-centered product solutions and services until March 31st. All nominated solutions and services will be exhibited from September 1 – 6, 2017 at IFA, the global consumer electronics show in Berlin.

Competition jury

The jury is the core of the UX Design Awards. The independent experts’ many years of experience guarantee the highest quality of the competition. The jury members’ different competencies and specializations ensure a balanced evaluation of the various competition entries in the fields of user orientation and design quality.

Pia Betton, Partner, Edenspiekermann
Prof. Carl Frech, Chair, partner and strategic consultant, Fuenfwerken Design AG
Ulrike Müller, Head of UX Design, Volkswagen Group Future Center Europe
Gerhard Nüssler, VP and Global Head of Design, Siemens Hausgeräte, B/S/H/
Henrik Rieß, Creative Director, User Interface Design GmbH Berlin
Claude Toussaint, Managing Partner, designaffairs GmbH Munich


Submissions in the following product areas are accepted:

Product Solutions: Launched or market ready products, services, physical and virtual environments

Concepts: Professional product studies, product/service prototypes, research projects


Participation in the competition is open to companies of all sizes from around the world, to design and architectural offices, to communication and PR agencies, to development and engineering offices as well as to consortia comprising of companies, science and academic institutions.

Details and registration


March 31, 2017: Deadline for Online registration

April 21, 2017: Final Submission

September 1 – 6, 2017: IFA Nominees Exhibition and Awards Ceremony

Early November 2017: Announcement, Audience Award Winner


The UX Design Awards are organized by IDZ Designpartner Berlin GmbH on behalf of the non-profit International Design Center Berlin (IDZ). The competition builds on the success of IDZ’s annual Usability Park exhibition and Usability Award, which have already served as a platform for recognizing user-centered products at IFA since 2008.

Natalie Löwen
Project Management | UX Design Awards
IDZ Designpartner Berlin GmbH
Am Park 4 | 10785 Berlin
T +49 30 61 62 321-17 | -0 | |

IDZ Designpartner Berlin GmbH
Am Park 4 | 10785 Berlin
T +49 (0)30 61 62 321 -0 | F -19|

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