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A stage for young talent

The Young Talent Award is aimed at students, trainees and students of all disciplines. Participation is free.


Development of innovative packaging solutions and designs.

Entitled to participate:

School pupils, trainees and students of any course of study, budding designers or engineers or developers who are currently attending a course of study or who are in training. Permitted are also those who have graduated in the current year.


There are no limitations in material or usage scenarios. The seemingly small but sustainably effective detail is just as noteworthy as a whole, trend-setting product-design. Any number of prototype sample/models allowed

The solutions submitted can score points in all areas relevant to packaging, innovation, originality, usability, technology, functionality, sustainability, economic viability, emotionality and security.

Documentation and prototype sample/models:

Please fill in the standard form. You can state here that this is a submission for the Young Talent Award. Please also send us relevant information material about your packaging solution.

Our minimum requirement is a fact sheet and a photo with 300 dpi resolution. Sending a mock up is a advisable. We are also looking forward receiving any additional photos, PDFs or videos.

Prototype sample/models below 10MB can be sent online or by e-mail to lindenhain@verpackung.org .

Please send prototype sample/models and mock-ups and/or data files over 10 MB to:

Deutsches Verpackungsinstitut e. V.
Deutscher Verpackungspreis 2019*
Kunzendorfstraße 19
D-14165 Berlin

A return of prototype sample/model and material is possible at your own cost and when expressly wished.

*Please state the current year



Participants are responsible for any postage costs. The dvi takes care of any costs for the winners within the framework of the award ceremony (travel, accommodation, trade fair admission).

Furthermore, the general regulations of the German Packaging Award apply.

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