Volvo Sportsdesign Award 2008 (, which is organised in cooperation with Ispo Munich, is taking it’s lead from a thoroughly modern issue. The motto for the fourth edition of this competition is: “EcoDesign – Form follows sustainability”.

Categories for design are Ski equipment, Board Equipment, Outdoor Equipment, Apparel, Wheelers, Accessories and Concepts, while target participants are designers, fashion students and product managers in the sports industry.

The deadline for applications is December 21st, after which a jury will decide the winner for each category. The award ceremony will take place at the Ispo Winter Show (Jan, 27 –30) on January 29th when all submissions will be featured in an exhibition at the SportsDesign Forum Munich.