Awards & Hackathons
from global creative awards to 1-day hackathons
AWRD — Connecting Creators and Projects
Supporting emerging talent & a challenger spirit that overturns common sense
AWRD serves as a platform that shares information on various creative competitions and hackathons, including everything from global creative awards to 1-day hackathons. We are thrilled to bring you AWRD, which connects talent and projects in a bid to spark innovation.
YouFab Global Creative Awards 2019
The YouFab Award seeks and evaluates works that promote the asking of new questions and push the limits of current 'Fab' models. We want to challenge the status quo, fight “sound judgement”, and hack “common sense”. We look forward to gathering works that align to this spirit with great anticipation.
Call For Entries! "QWS Challenge #01"
"What is your question?" At SHIBUYA QWS, we are taking applications for our "Undiscovered Values Project"!
To the world with companies in Yao. We are soliciting ideas for products that enrich the mind!
This is the Yaoya Project, a project to make manufacturing in Yao City, Osaka prefecture, known to the world. We will create original products that make use of the technologies developed by companies in Yao City, and aim to develop them in various markets around the world over the next few years. The stage for the first year is Taiwan. We appeal to creators who will challenge the Taiwan market together with companies in Yao City.
Global Goals Jam Sprint #4 Share it!
The Global Goals Jam (GGJ) engages makers and designers of all backgrounds around the world to contribute towards achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 through innovative design thinking. Using the Digital Society School’s Jamkit, local community members learn how to think big, start small and act fast!
Anyone can host AWRD.
With AWRD platform, you can host an award too. From pitch events to global competitions, they can all be done with a few clicks. We provide a place where ideas and talents meet and create new values.
Global Goals Jam
Global Goals Jam
RISO Lovers MAKEATHON
A MAKEATHON for risograph maniacs around the world to share print methods and information, and search for printing techniques.
KIGI x OFS presents the Shirokane Gochome Award
A project by KIGI and the OFS gallery and shop to discover new value through AWRD
news and interviews
3 points for a successful pitch event
By limiting the amount of time for each presentation, pitch events can be used to take clear messages from many different speakers.For the audience, who want to see new ideas and meet new people, pitch events allow their desire to meet many different speakers at once to become a reality. Speakers can also come into contact with many different ideas, receive motivation and encouragement, and gain hints that can help them with their own businesses.
FRI, JUL 19, 2019
6 points for running a hackathon successfully
Hackathons that make use of that scheme and involve people active in various regions have permeated the scene as an event that creates results that exceed expectations, such as employing external ideas to solve corporations' problems or for new businesses.
THU, MAY 30, 2019
5 Points That Award Competition Planners Should Get Down!
In these quickly changing times when people's values are becoming more diverse, "award competitions" are being incorporated in businesses as engines for giving form to the core of certain subjects while simultaneously promoting innovation. As such, they are gathering renewed attention as methods for "open innovation."
THU, MAY 09, 2019