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ABOUT DESIGN
AWARDS


We are proud to present our second edition of NASSCOM Design4India Design Awards in 2019. Our Design Awards provides a platform for design-led enthusiasts and organisations in India to showcase their best creations and bag the prestigious Golden Spiral Trophy. With an aim to spur innovation, we commend indispensable voices who can strongly impact global communities through great design.

We are bringing together creative visionaries from leading global companies as our jury panellists. Our jury members will shortlist winners across 5 categories in experience design: Web, Mobile, Immersive, Connected and Intelligence, Digital Ergonomic Products.

We’re pleased to announce that applications are now open for the NASSCOM Design4India Design Awards 2019!

Go ahead and apply – if you think your designs have the potential to disrupt the innovation ecosystem, you couldn’t ask for a better opportunity to tell the world about it.

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WINNERS 2018


View all winners of 2018

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AWARD CEREMONY 2018


Design Awards 2018 at a glance.

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TIMELINE


Important Dates

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ELIGIBILITY


Participating Companies should be Small to Medium Enterprises or Large Enterprises/Startups/Design Studios/Non-Profit Organisations:

  • Primarily originated or driven from India (Founder and delivery teams based in India)

Participating Students should be:

  • Indian residents
  • Enrolled full-time at a university in India

Designs Submissions:

  • Entries submitted for the NASSCOM Design4India Design Awards have to be designed for India/ designed in India/ marketed in India in the calendar year of 2018 or 2019.
  • The design must be fully commissioned and available in the market for usage at the time of entry; prototypes will not be accepted for Small to Medium Enterprises or Large Enterprises/Startups/Design Studios/Non-Profit Organisations.
  • Entries must comply with the mandatory applicable standards. Incomplete entries will not be accepted.
  • For the Student Award Category, individuals or a team of students are welcome to apply with design prototype

Note: If you have designed and developed a product for a client/ third party, we would like you to share the authorisation letter in the application

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CATEGORIES


Web Design
Web technology that interweaves web design to maximises user interaction, provides optimum value and enhances the overall product/service quality.
Mobile Design
Innovative mobile design that challenges the status quo and significantly optimises accessibility and usability.
Immersive Design
Immersive design for experiences like AR/VR/XR, that create an interactive and compelling real-time user experience.
Connected & Intelligence Design
Solutions that are designed to encourage the adoption of connected and intelligence technology like Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.
Digital Ergonomic Product Design
Human-centric products that provide massive value to users and demonstrate the potential to disrupt the market.
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EVALUATION
CRITERIA


The jury will use the following criteria for evaluation:

Differentiator
How does this product/ concept stand out against the next best competitor(s) from the perspective of value-added, etc.?
Innovation
What level of innovation has been observed in the product’s solution delivery?
Sustainability
How does the product ensure sustainability of the environment and community?
Creativity
What is the level of creativity observed in the product/service from a thought-process, delivery, and overall appeal?
User friendliness (Usability & Functionality)
What is the ease-of-adoption for the end-user group?
Asthetics
What is the product’s positive visual appeal level from an end-user perspective?
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OUR JURY


Illustrious Jury Panel 2019

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BENEFITS


  • Felicitation – Winners will be felicitated at NASSCOM Design4India Design Awards 2019 ceremony on 23rd August 2019 at Conrad, Bengaluru
  • Golden Spiral Trophy – Winners receive the prestigious Golden Spiral Trophy
  • Award Logo – Winners will be provided with a digital award badge, which can be used for marketing purposes for one year
  • Media Publicity – NASSCOM Design4India will promote winning entries in the media
  • All finalists and winners get a free pass to our flagship event NASSCOM Design4India Design Summit & Awards
  • Value– The awards will be granted by NASSCOM, an apex body for the massive IT BPM industry in India, that will give you massive recognition in the design and innovation ecosystem
  • Feature – Winners will be showcased on the NASSCOM Design4India Design Awards portal
  • Rewards - Design Acceleration – One winning team* gets to be part of the D100 programme at the Design Barn (up to 6 team members) kick starting on 28th September.
    * The team will be picked through a lucky draw.
    D100 by Spread Venture is a 100 day design development with guidance and engagement in business and design strategy. Design intervention and inputs by mentors to make your brand, product and experience globally competitive.

    Design Sense Workshop - 20 tickets for all the winners for a 2 -day Design led workshop on 26-27 September at Design Barn.
  • Prize – Adobe Creative Cloud for winners

    Make it. Creative Cloud.
    Creative Cloud gives you the entire collection of Adobe desktop and mobile apps, from essentials like Photoshop CC to next-generation tools like Adobe XD CC. You also get built-in templates to jump-start your designs and step-by-step tutorials to sharpen your skills and get up to speed quickly. It’s everything you need to create, collaborate and get inspired.

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TERMS AND
CONDITIONS


Submitting an application for NASSCOM Design4India Design Awards 2019 indicates that the applicant agrees to the following terms and conditions:

  • NASSCOM Design4India Design Awards reserves the right to refuse entry of products/services that do not comply with any or all applicable eligibility criteria.
  • NASSCOM Design4India Design Awards also reserves the right to withdraw the award at any time, even after it being granted if it is found that the information supplied was incorrect.
  • The decision of the jury is final, and no correspondence will be entertained post the announcement of results.
  • All material and accompanying documentation must be submitted in clear written English.
  • All submitted material, including images and documentation, must be made available to NASSCOM Design4India Design Awards for use in publicity material, exhibitions etc. Please note that images might be supplied to the media for further publication and promotion.
  • Participating students agree that by submitting an entry, they allow the use of their project data, name, likeness, and/or voice in publicity or advertising relating to the award showcase without compensation.
  • By submitting an application to the NASSCOM Design4India Design Awards, the applicant is agreeing to the above-mentioned terms and conditions of entry.

Disclaimer: NASSCOM Design4India is an open platform to showcase new talent and will not misuse the entries of participating Companies/Startups/Design Studios/Non-Profits/Students.

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OUR PARTNERS

Awards Prize Partner

adobe

Rewards Partner

spread

Knowledge Partner

Pwc

Social Media Partner

social beat

Ecosystem Partners

IIT IIT-Bombay Wework 10000-Startup Nascom-Foundation ADI kyoorius ixda vumu NSRCEL venture te bangalore times internet

Finalists are announced!


For queries get in touch with Vinayak Bhandare.

Email: awards@design4india.in
Mobile Number : +91 9404224959
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