The 23rd annual SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards recognize the most exciting tech developments in the connected world.
Innovators and creators from around the world are invited to enter their eligible projects to vie for top honors in this unique, long-running SXSW competition. Five Finalists in each of the 13 categories will be selected to come to SXSW next March to demonstrate their projects for SXSW attendees and the Innovation Awards Finalist Judges at the SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards Finalist Showcase.
Early Deadline: August 16, 2019
Final Deadline: November 15, 2019
Apply now to be a part of the 2020 awards.
Past winners include MasSpec Pen by the Eberlin Lab at The University of Texas at Austin, Maestro: Empowering VR Storytelling Through Social Collaboration by Penrose Studios, Swarm AI by Unanimous AI, HBO’s SXSWestworld by Giant Spoon, Aira – Visual Interpreter for the Blind by Aira, and Butterfly iQ by Butterfly Network. See all 2019 winners below.
Enter your exciting new project for a chance to be a part of the SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards Finalist Showcase on Saturday, March 14, and the chance to take home a trophy from the Interactive Innovation Awards Ceremony on the evening of Monday, March 16.