engineering careers  “James Dyson Award” offers a chance for a young Engineer to win £30k
engineering careers  “James Dyson Award” offers a chance for a young Engineer to win £30k

The James Dyson Award celebrates next generation of design engineers and there are only a few days left to enter.

The Award is open to current and recent design engineering students run and by the James Dyson Foundation, James Dyson’s charitable trust, as part of its mission to get young people excited about design engineering.

The brief is wondefully brief.

Design something that solves a problem.

The award claims that is “looking for designers who think differently to create products that work better. Engineers who follow an iterative design process. Rough and ready prototypes. Products that have a significant and practical purpose, are commercially viable, and are designed with sustainability in mind”.

If you think you fit the bill then you have until July 20th to enter.

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Three prizes are on offer this year:

  • NATIONAL WINNERS – £2,000
    James Dyson Award certificate
  • INTERNATIONAL RUNNERS UP -£5,000
    James Dyson Award certificate
  • INTERNATIONAL WINNER – £30,000 to the student or student team
    £5,000 for their university department
    James Dyson Award certificate

Any product design, industrial design, and engineering university students (or graduates within the past 4 years) who have studied in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, UK or US can enter.

The award also encourages teams to enter. Any team is illegible if they can prove at least one team member studies (or has studied within the last 4 years) product design, industrial design, or engineering at university (this team member should register as the “Team Leader” during the registration process). All other team members must be current university students (or graduates within the past 4 years) in one of the countries listed above.

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