YikeBike Awards

Time Magazine

YikeBike makes the cover of Time Magazine as one of the best inventions of 2009

Best Design award

Winner of consumer product category


Supreme winner

Product design Best Design award

iF product design award 2011

YikeBike are awarded a prestigious if design award in product design.

Since 1953, iF has invited international manufacturers and designers to enter their products in the iF design awards. Design experts from all over the world come together in the iF juries to evaluate the entries: excellent design is recognized and rewarded. The iF design awards have long been a trademark feature of iF and the iF label is recognized the world over as a seal of design excellence.

First Place Urban Sustainable Design

International Design Awards

Innovation of the year

As voted by Stuff readers

Xbox Kinect

Highly commended:

- Dell Adamo XPS

- Nintendo 3DS

- Apple iPad
- YikeBike

- Google Goggles

- Sky 3D
- Dyson Air Multiplier

NZ Hi Tech Awards

YikeBike was awarded as the winner in the New Zealand Innovative Hi-Tech Hardware Product Award 2011


British Best of Design Awards 2011

YikeBike shortlisted for the British Best of Design Awards 2011

The YikeBike is on display at Design Museum in London and was short listed in the Best of Design Awards 2011. 

PCT Notable Inventions and Inventors

The World Intellectual Property Organisation has a list of about 30 notable inventions that have passed through the PCT system.

The YikeBike has recently been added to this list that includes:

BlackBerry Google Viagra Magnetic Resonance Imaging - MRI SpaceShipOne


Guinness book of world records

Most compact electric bike 2011

German Design Awards 2012

YikeBike was nominated for the German Design Awards 2012 in the product design award.

Green Dot Award

3rd Place for Transportation 2011

The Green Dot Awards is one of the world’s most prestigious green awards.  It was established with the intention to recognize outstanding products and services which are manufactured and delivered in an environmentally friendly manner.

YikeBike named finalist in ‘Nobel Prize’ of sustainability

YikeBike has been identified as having one of the best ideas on the planet. Katerva isn't looking for ideas that will improve the world in small increments. We are looking for paradigm-busting ideas. Our Award winners don't simply move the needle when it comes to efficiency, lifestyle or consumption; they change the game entirely. This is a celebration of radical innovation and an acceleration of much needed change. Over 600 people participate in the process.


All of the award winners will be announced on 30 January 2013 on the Katerva website, www.katerva.org.