Application for the GreenTec Awards 2016

As of now, you can apply for the following categories: Automobility, Construction & Living, Energy, Galileo Wissenspreis, Green Office by KYOCERA, Lifestyle, Aviation, Production, Recycling & Resources, Travel, and Water & Sewage.

The application period starts on August 15 and ends on October 15, 2015.

Every candidate can exclusively apply with one project for one category. Exception to this is the special prize Start-up, which will be chosen out of all submissions. According to the GreenTec Awards, startups are defined by having existed less than three years. Only individuals can directly apply for the Galileo Wissenspreis without any fees. By selecting a thematic category, companies and entities automatically participate in the category Galileo Wissenspreis.

For the categories Communication and Urbanization projects can be recommended. Additional special prizes are the WWF Galileo Green Youngster Awards and Music. Individuals, aged 14 to 20, directly qualify for the WWF Galileo Green Youngster Award without paying any fees.

You can find the respective criteria within the description of the category. These serve you and the jury as a guideline. However, a project is not strictly required to comply with each and every criterion in order to be eligible for the nomination. The additional questions in the application form allow for a better understanding of the project.

Click here for an overview of the selection and evaluation process.

Please download the application form as PDF and fill out all marked passages in English, as well as short description and title in German additionally.

If translation services are required we recommend the following service providers:
Offer 1: Twigg’s Translations at a fixed cost of 120 € plus VAT
Offer 2: The translation office Translated offers individual pricing depending on the scope of services. 

Applications are only valid if complete. In order to successfully apply for the GreenTec Awards, the following application needs to be complete (including all questions and declarations in English, short description and title in German additionally), and three pictures.

Please attach your logo as well as three horizontal images of your project (300dpi print quality, if available). Please note that at least one image will be used for the publication on the Internet.

Please consider that all data – especially the title and the short description – will be published on our website in case of a successful pre-selection.

Please send your filled out application and the images to



Application form

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The application period of 2016's competition starts on August 15 and ends on October 15, 2015. We have further been accepting applications for the category Green Office by KYOCERA since July 1. Please contact us anytime for questions and recommendations! 


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