The James Dyson Foundation has announced the entries open for 2019 edition of the famed James Dyson Award which is aimed at challenging innovative and entrepreneurial students and recent graduates to design something that solves a real problem. An invitation has been sent to students from the engineering colleges across 27 countries including India to participate in the James Dyson Awards and compete with their peers for the coveted recognition on this prestigious platform.
Since 2004 it has empowered the next generation of engineers to solve the problems that will impact their future & this year it also marks the 15th anniversary of the James Dyson Award globally, and third in India.
The prize amount is in the following:
- The international prize is £30,000 (plus £5,000 for the winner’s University)
- Two international runners-up receive £5,000
- Each national winner receives £2,000
First, at the national level, the entries will be judged – before progressing to the international stage. An international shortlist of 20 entries will be done by a panel of Dyson engineers. Finally, Sir James Dyson will be reviewing the top 20 projects among which the international winner is decided.
Interested students can proceed with an online application via the James Dyson Award website.
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