The task is: “Design something that solves a problem”.
The James Dyson Award is an international student design award running in 18 countries. It’s run by the James Dyson Foundation, James Dyson’s charitable trust, as part of its mission to encourage the next generation of design engineers to be creative, challenge and invent.
The theme of this year’s dyson design competition is strikingly simple : design something that solves a problem.
The James Dyson Award is open to product design, industrial design and engineering university level students (or graduates within 4 years of graduation) who have studied in the following countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, UK and USA. See the Terms and Conditions for full entry criteria.
The jury for the dyson competition is country – based renown designers from the 18 participating countries, .
for more information on the jury click here
Entries Open : Thursday 2nd February 2012
Entries Close : Thursday 2nd August 2012
National winners and finalists announced : Thursday 30th August 2012
Dyson engineers shortlist announced : Thursday 20th September 2012
International finalists announced : Thursday 18th October 2012
Winner announced : Thursday 8th November 2012