Index Award 2021 – call for nominations closing soon!

The Index Project are looking for the next game-changer. Know of a design worth an #indexaward2021 nomination? Share it now: Award – The Index Project. Call for nominations is open until March 15th. 

The Index Award biennale celebrates people, from far and wide, using design to solve the problems that matter — what we call ‘design to improve life’. Since 2005, we’ve recognised some of the world’s most impactful and iconic solutions. From tiny tools that diagnose disease to environmental moonshots saving our most vulnerable ecosystems.

Notable past winners include LifeStrawTM (2005), the Tesla Roadster (2007), Kiva (2009), Hövding (2011), Raspberry Pi (2013), The Ocean Cleanup Array (2015),  Zipline (2017) and MARSHA (2019). See all former finalists and winners here.

The Index Award isn’t just about upholding great designs but about celebrating diversity, inspiring hope and, acting as a catalyst for groundbreaking innovation. It takes all types to design a future that works for everyone, that’s why we’re always on the lookout for the next game-changers — whoever you might be!

Submitting a project is free and easy — all you need to do is register online and follow the prompts. You can enter your own project, nominate on behalf of others or simply send us a tip if you think there’s something we should know about.

The Index Project, behind The Index Award, is a Danish nonprofit organisation founded in 2002. Their focus is on the intersection between design and impact, what they call ‘design to improve life’.

“We believe design is no longer just about fashion or furniture but, is a powerful tool that can help solve real-world challenges and secure a more sustainable future.”

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