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Irish Business Design Challenge 2024

About The Challenge

Share in a prize fund of €50,000

Eligibility and FAQs

Find out if your business can enter

2023 Winners

Check out the 2023 winners


The DCCI Irish Business Design Challenge seeks to reward and promote sustainable Irish businesses.

Who can enter?

The competition is open to micro, small and medium businesses that have developed products, services or strategies to make the world a better place.

Is this Challenge for you?

Have you used sustainable design to create new products, reimagine old ones or transform your business to benefit the environment and society? If so, then this is the challenge for you.

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Want to win €20,000 for your business?

Find out if you’re eligible to enter the Irish Business Design Challenge.

This award proves, both internally and externally, that we are believers in sustainability. We want to become part of the circular economy, we want to reuse, repurpose and if necessary recycle.

Paul Farrell

CEO, Farrell Furniture

Key dates

Closing date: 22nd July 2024

Meet the 2023 winners

View 2023 winners

We’ve been wishing and praying that we would win this money so we could actually do up a workshop space and a showroom so we can invite people in to come see our products and really experience what we’re doing.

Kate Burrows

Founder of Westcountry Willows
Press Release

Read the IBDC 2024 launch press release

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Promoting Irish design and craft

The Irish Business Design Challenge is one of many DCCI competitions to recognise excellence and promote and develop the Irish design and craft industry.