ADI Compasso d’Oro International Award: Sport – Performance and Innovation

Sport – Performance and Innovation, the second edition of the ADI Compasso d'Oro International Award will reward research, innovation, technology and social responsibility in sports products and services.

ADI, the Association for Industrial Design in Italy, is launching the second edition of the ADI Compasso d'Oro International Award , the competition that every two years throws out a world-wide challenge for people to address an issue of vital interest in contemporary life.

After the 2015 edition dedicated to Food Design, the 2017 competition has taken sports, articles that accompany sporting activities and services that promote the practice and playing of sport as its theme. The award will reward products and services that, starting from an increase in performance, improve the conditions involved in physical activity in general, helping to ensure comfort, health and the wellbeing of the user.

The competition is open to the international production of:

  • Products and product systems
  • Materials and components
  • Visual communication systems
  • Services
  • Event organization

Products, processes, research and services must be either in production or available to users during the period from and including 1st January 2012 and 31st December 2016 .

This edition will also include  the ADI Young Start-Up Award: a contribution of €20,000 to a project related to the world of sports developed by students in higher education around the world. The award is aimed at the development of a start-up for production of the winning project.

Submission here

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