The 2016 Innovation By Design Awards is open for entries. Organized by Fast Company, the competition aims to honor the designers and businesses solving the problems of today and tomorrow.
The competition, now in its fifth year, has featured a cross-section of blue-chip companies, scruffy startups, and hungry young talents.
There are 11 categories in all, and they're judged by a sterling selection of designers and business leaders. Entries are judged on the key ingredients of innovation: Functionality, originality, beauty, sustainability, depth of user insight, cultural impact, and business impact.
The deadline for submissions is May 5, 2016.
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