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iF’s young talent competition honors 112 exciting design concepts from 16 nations that aim to implement the sustainability goals of the United Nations.
Seven exceptional solutions dedicated to the economic, ecological and social challenges facing our society will also be rewarded with a total of EUR 25,000 in prize money.
The winners of the first round of the iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD 2020 have been determined. Design students from all over the world were invited to submit ideas and concepts that address the most urgent challenges facing our society – based on the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). A total of 112 works from 16 nations received awards – from Austria, China, Germany, Great Britain, Iran, Italy, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, Poland, Republic of Korea, Sweden, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand and the USA.
The seven most extraordinary works were rewarded by the jury with a total of EUR 25,000 prize money:
... the range of ideas submitted to make our world a better place was impressive! A total of more than 6,000 ideas, concepts and solutions were entered into the competition.
End Poverty / Zero Hunger / Good Health and Well-being / Quality Education / Gender Equality / Clean Water and Sanitation / Affordable and Clean Energy / Decent Work and Economic Growth / Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure / Reduced Inequalities / Sustainable Cities and Communities / Responsible Consumption and Production / Climate Action / Life below Water / Life on Land
To win an iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD, the submitted entry must answer the following questions with a 'Yes':
goes to the sponsors of the competition! Without their commitment the iF DESIGN
TALENT AWARD would not be possible in this professional way: