The Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM) has launced the first edition of the DesignEuropa Awards.
The Awards are open to firms and/or individuals who hold a valid Registered Community Design (RCD). The RCD is a unitary intellectual property right administered by OHIM and valid throughout the EU-28.
The DesignEuropa Awards will be given in three categories:
- Industry (firms with more than 50 employees and over €10 million turnover)
- Small and Emerging companies (firms with fewer than 50 employees and less than €10 million turnover, or companies established after January 1, 2013)
- Special Lifetime Achievement Award
Applications for entry will open through OHIM's website on February 1, 2016 and the award ceremony will be held in Milan, Italy, in December 2016.
See the full press release on the DesignEuropa Awards here.