Application DI.A 2024

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

Your benefits

Award winner not only receive a high quality communication package with powerful sales promotions and marketing material but also benefit greatly from extensive media coverage in our four magazines ENDURO, E-MOUNTAINBIKE, GRAN FONDO and DOWNTOWN as well as their websites, reaching several million people a year. Awarded products may be promoted and advertised using the well-established and highly-acclaimed logo of the Design & Innovation Award 2024.

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 an 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 in January 2024.

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:

  • Dropbar
  • E-MTB
  • Mountain bike
  • Urban bike & eBike
  • Components
  • Equipment & Accessories
  • Software & Connectivity
  • Tourism
  • Outdoor
  • Fitness



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