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Innovation Award 2023

A very special highlight of Kind + Jugend is the presentation of the Innovation Award. The awards recognize extraordinary contributions to the further development of the baby and toddler outfitting industry in eight categories.

Registration 2023

Be there: Registration for the Innovation Award at Kind + Jugend 2023 is open until 22.06.2023.

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Make sure your innovative product is on board!

Use the opportunity as exhibitor or co-exhibitor to present your innovations right in the heart of the industry. Registration is possible until June 22, 2023.

In July you will receive a notification whether your product meets the criteria and will participate in the competition.

On August 10, 2023, the jury meeting will be held to determine the nominees in the eight categories. We will hold a seal for all nominees, as well as a place on our website where all nominated products will be presented.

The award ceremony will take place with media attention at the start of the fair on 07 September 2023 on the stage of the Trend Forum. There, the winner per category will be announced.

In addition to the award, all winners will receive the winner's seal, which is a real sign of quality for the international trade and an efficient sales argument for you!

New additional prize "Midwives' Choice"

New additional prize "Midwives' Choice"

Prizes will be awarded to three products that meet the requirements of the midwives' jury of due to their nature and product benefits.

All products registered for the Innovation Award have the chance to win the new additional prize "Midwives' Choice". The three winners will also be honoured at the awards ceremony on 7 September at the Trend Forum at Kind + Jugend. is a cooperation partner of the Kind und Jugend Innovation Award for the first time in 2023.

Winners products 2022

Winners products 2022

The winners of Kind + Jugend Innovation Award will be announced per category on the first day of the fair on the Trend Forum stage and the prizes awarded.

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The jury

Information on the members of the jury.

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Do you have any questions or need support?

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Innovation Award on behalf of Koelnmesse
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