Friedrichshafen/Frankfurt am Main – EUROBIKE is recognised nationally and internationally as the most important bicycle and mobility trade fair. The EUROBIKE AWARD honors the most relevant and innovative products and concepts in the industry. At the 32nd edition of the trade fair from 3 to 7 July 2024 in Frankfurt am Main, the winners will be highlighted on site and in the media and will be chosen at an awards ceremony. The registration portal for the EUROBIKE AWARD 2024 is now open.
From sustainable material innovations for bicycles to high-performance, multifunctional e-bikes and cargo bikes to concepts to enhance the safety of two-wheeler riders in road traffic: products and visions from the bike and mobility industry play a key role towards sustainable transportation. The EUROBIKE AWARD showcases the diversity of these impactful initiatives.
"With the EUROBIKE AWARD, we are setting an example in business and society. On an international stage, we present the wide range of innovation and conceptual ideas of an industry that provides great solutions for essential needs. Therefore, I am very excited about the submissions for the EUROBIKE AWARD 2024,” says Dirk Heidrich, EUROBIKE Project Manager at fairnamic GmbH. The trade fair organisation is once again cooperating with the German Design Council as an experienced design and brand authority in Germany.
Requirements and evaluation criteria
The EUROBIKE AWARD is aimed at companies in the bicycle and mobility industry, designers and developers. This year, a jury of eight renowned experts will select the strongest projects from the submissions in a two-stage process. In addition to the overall concept and the commercial value of the product, the following criteria are also considered in the assessment:
innovation level, functionality, design, manufacturing quality and choice of materials, as well as sustainability. Eligible products and concepts for submission encompasses bicycles, e-bikes, light electric vehicles up to 45 km/h, electric vehicles, components, accessories, clothing and accessories, digital solutions, mobility solutions and infrastructure.
Companies and industry players can now register for award participation with their new products starting now at: https://eurobike.com/frankfurt/en/topics-and-programme/eurobike-award.html. Here, you will find comprehensive information on the assessment criteria and special awards such as the Green Award, Start-Up Award and Gold Award. Participation in the EUROBIKE AWARD is open to everyone, regardless of whether they are taking part in the trade fair.
The jury for the EUROBIKE AWARD 2024
The expert panel for the new edition is composed as follows:
- Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jörg Hübler, Chair of Intelligent Machine Systems, Mittweida University of Applied Sciences
- H. David Koßmann, Editor-in-chief fahrstil. Das Radkulturmagazin
- Maike Larschow, Sales Manager Rad & Tour Cuxhaven
- Daniel Rese, Designer and research assistant at the Offenbach Institute for Mobility Design (OIMD) at the Offenbach University of Art and Design
- Warren Rossiter, Senior Technical Editor bikeradar
- Sabine Spitz, Olympic champion, two-time world champion, four-time European champion and 20-time German champion in mountain biking
- Christian Zanzotti, Designer, Zanzotti Industrial Design
- Dirk Zedler, Graduate engineer, Zedler Institut of bicycle technology and security GmbH
The award dates briefly
Submission Phase EUROBIKE AWARD: 22 January to 24 April 2024
EUROBIKE AWARD Jury Meeting: 6 and 7 June 2024
EUROBIKE AWARD Ceremony: 3 July 2024
Eurobike is the central platform of the cycling and future mobility universe. Together with visionaries from politics, business, society and the mobility industry, it creates space for communication, new ideas, change of perspective, and strong partnerships for innovative mobility solutions and new business models. With Eurobike, the booming and rapidly changing bicycle and future mobility industries have found a common platform. It sets new standards and identifies key topics in the areas of sports, leisure, health and mobility, makes continuous progress and brings the global community together live. The 32nd Eurobike will take place on the grounds of Messe Frankfurt from Wednesday, July 3 to Sunday, July 7, 2024. For more information, go to: www.eurobike.com
About fairnamic GmbH:
With the founding of fairnamic GmbH, the trade fair companies Frankfurt and Friedrichshafen are sealing a partnership focusing on innovative mobility. The market position in the future markets of bicycles, e-bikes, micromobility and general aviation is strengthened by pooling expertise and market knowledge, global positioning, brand strength and speed. The joint venture focuses on the Eurobike and AERO brands and their satellites. The objective is to expand and further develop the two flagship trade fairs. For more information, go to: www.fairnamic.com
About the German Design Council
The German Design Council has been operating since 1953 as one of the world’s leading centers of expertise in communication and knowledge transfer within design, branding and innovation. It is part of the world design community and has always contributed to the establishment of global exchange and networking, thanks to its international offering, promotion of new talent and memberships. With events, awards, jury meetings and expert committees, the Council connects its members and numerous other international design and brand experts, fosters discourse, and provides important stimulation for the global economy. More than 330 businesses currently count among its members.