Design & Innovation Award 2019: Application

The Design & Innovation Award is the global seal and benchmark of the world’s best bike products. International journalists and industry experts award the best and most innovative products of the next year.

Your benefits

Award winners not only receive an high quality communication package with powerful sales promotions and marketing material but also benefit greatly from extensive media coverage in our three magazines ENDURO, E-MOUNTAINBIKE and GRAN FONDO and their websites, reaching over 4 million people a year. Awarded products may be promoted and advertised using the well-established and highly-acclaimed logo of the Design & Innovation Award 2019.

Who can Participate?

Manufacturers, designers and distributors are eligible to submit their products to the Design & Innovation Award and can apply with one or more products. The submitted products should have an exceptional degree of innovation and quality, and reflect trends influencing the market. They may not have been on sale for longer than two years prior to the date of the official announcement of the winners (January 2019).

Evaluation Process and Criteria

The well balanced team of experienced test riders and international experts will test, analyse and assess all submissions according to structured test procedures and considering the following criteria:

  • Innovation
  • Design
  • Performance
  • Quality
  • Efficiency
  • Ergonomics & Comfort
  • Weight
  • Workmanship
  • Sustainability
  • Vision
  • Ethics
  • Philosophy

Product Categories

The Design & Innovation Award will have the following categories:

  • Road bike
  • E-MTB
  • Mountain bike
  • Urban bike
  • Equipment & Accessories
  • Components
  • Tourism & Infrastructure

Request Info Package

The application period for the Design & Innovation Award 2019 starts on 3rd July 2018. Register here to get notified:

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Deadline for registration: 31th August 2018. 

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact Aaron: