Index Award 2021

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10 days of discussing, dissecting and deep-diving into Design to Improve Life

The first Index Award was held in 2005, identifying the world’s most impactful and iconic sustainable solutions. Guided by the UN Sustainable Development Goals, the Award continues to celebrate diversity, inspire hope and act as a catalyst for groundbreaking innovation. For its ninth cycle, and the first time ever, Index Award 2021 will be a fully digital, democratic and accessible 10 days of Design to Improve Life – featuring panels, talks, deep-dives and workshops. All leading up to the Index Award 2021 ceremony on September 30th. From designer masterclasses to shining light on new talent, from repurposing the investment landscape to classic pitch tanks. Featuring curated deep-dive discussions into women’s health and fashion futures to questioning the concept of design itself. Check out the full programme and meet our line-up of people taking us from where we are, to where we want to be #10daysofdesigntoimprovelife


Learn more about Aleksandra Gosiewski

Co-Founder & COO, Algiknit

Learn more about Noah Murphy-Reinhertz

Sustainable Design Lead, Nike, Space Hippie

Learn more about Ronna Chao

Chairperson, Novetex Textiles Limited, The Billie System

Learn more about Henry McLoughlin

Director, Capricorn LCC

Learn more about Thibault Duchemin

Founder & CEO, AVA

of Co-founder, +POOL
Learn more about Massoud Hassani

Managing Director, Mine Kafon Lab

Learn more about Cansu Akarsu

VP of Healthcare Education and Quality Improvement, Laerdal Medical, The Natalie Collection

Learn more about Alejandra Amenábar

Design Faculty, UDD

Learn more about Giovanna Danies Turano

Associate Professor at Uniandes, Biodesign in Schools

Learn more about Josefa Cortes

Founder, Palpa

Learn more about Ignacia Gonzalez

Designer, Lugün

Learn more about Paula Cepeda

Designer, Universidad del Desarrollo

Learn more about Nandini Nair

Designer, Carnegie Mellon University

Learn more about Swathi Muralidharan

Designer, Royal College of Arts

Learn more about Christine Niewöhner

Senior Project Manager, Siemens Stiftung

Learn more about Lilo Maclachlan

Educator & Coordinator, Deutsche Internationale Schule Johannesburg

Learn more about Mayte Morales

General Director, Instituto APOYO

Learn more about Antya Waegemann

Founder & CEO, Margo Health

Learn more about Malene Hegenberger

Midwife & Inventor, Hegenberger Speculum

Learn more about Dr. Sara Saeed Khurram

CEO, Sehat Kahani

Learn more about Dr. Iffat Zafar Aga

COO, Sehat Kahani

Learn more about Philip Battin

Head of Seed Studio, Google & Index Award Jury Chairman

Learn more about Anna Valtonen

Professor in Strategic Design, Aalto University

Learn more about Yves Béhar

CEO & Founder, fuseproject

Learn more about Fabien Cousteau

Founder & Chief Ocean Explorer, Proteus Ocean Group

Learn more about Lisa Marrocchino

CEO, Proteus Ocean Group

Learn more about Isabel Pulido Espinosa

Co-Founder and CEO, PseudoFreeze

Learn more about Lone Gammelgaard Schwarz

Chief Marketing Officer, Cortrium

Learn more about Briana Garcia

Product Outreach Lead, Temboo

Learn more about Frederik Petursson Madsen

Co-Founder & CEO, Cirqle Biomedical

Learn more about Inês Rocha

Investment Manager, Norrsken Foundation

Learn more about Lucy Hughes

Founder, MarinaTex

Learn more about Silas Kondrup

Investment Manager, North-East Venture

Learn more about Thea Messel

Founder & Managing Partner, Unconventional Ventures

Learn more about Julian Ellis-Brown

Co-founder and CEO, SaltyCo

Learn more about Liza Chong

CEO of The Index Project


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