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  • Peter Altmaier

    Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy

    The German Packaging Award takes place under the patronage of the Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy.


  1. 01.02.-14.05.2021

    Submission phase

  2. 08.-09.07.2021

    Jury session

  3. 27.07.2021

    Public announcement of the winners

  4. 28.09.2021

    Award ceremony

Competition categories

The ten categories of the competition offer the right environment for every solution and innovation. You can choose to enter your submission in one or more categories. Transparent and fixed evaluation criteria always give you the best conditions to shine.

Submissions can be made in the following categories:

  1. Design & Processing

  2. Functionality & Convenience

  3. Product presentation

  4. Economic efficiency

  5. Sustainability

  6. Logistics & Material flow

  7. New material

  8. Digitalization

  9. Packaging machinery (Technique, Technology, Software)

  10. Young talents (Packaging concepts by pupils, trainees, students)

Entry fee

Regular participants pay 500 EUR for the first submission and 400 EUR for each additional submission (plus VAT).

Participation in the Young talents category is free of charge. Participants only have to pay the shipping costs. The dvi will bear the return costs.

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