Competition :: James Dyson Award

The James Dyson Award is an international student design award running in 18 countries. It’s run by the James Dyson Foundation, James Dyson’s charitable trust, as part of its mission to encourage the next generation of design engineers to be creative, challenge and invent.


"Design something that solves a problem"


International Winner:
- £10,000 the student or student team (of up to four members)
- £10,000 for their university department
- James Dyson Award trophy and Certificate
Two International Runners-up:
- £2,000 each
- James Dyson Award Certificate
Twelve International Finalists:
- James Dyson Award Certificate
National Winners:
- £1,000 each
- James Dyson Award Certificate
Up to nine National Finalists from each country:
- James Dyson Award Certificate


The James Dyson Award is open to product design, industrial design and engineering university level students (or graduates within 4 years of graduation) who have studied in the following countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, UK and USA. See the Terms and Conditions for full entry criteria. Entries can be of any style, and will be judged on creativity and overall theme.

Entries close August 8, 2011. For more information, please see the Award website.