Innovation Awards

Explore this year’s most transformative and forward-thinking digital projects at the Finalist Showcase, then celebrate the winners at the Innovation Awards Ceremony at South By Southwest®.

SXSW 2024 Innovation Awards – Photo by Anthony Moreno

About Innovation Awards


The SXSW Innovation Awards recognize the most exciting creative developments in the connected world, celebrating a variety of technological advancements, achievements, and discoveries.

Explore the 2024 Winners from the seventh annual SXSW Innovation Awards Finalist Showcase.

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2024 Winners


Artificial Intelligence

Audio Experience

Climate Change

Community Empowerment

Health & Biotech

Interface Design

Product Design

First Winner
* Miroka Prototype: A Robot With Character
Paris, France

Second Winner
* Boomerang Water at ACC
Midland, NC

Social Media

Student Innovation

Urban Design


People's Choice Award

Best In Show

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