The OutDoor INDUSTRY AWARD is one of the most important international awards that a company in the outdoor industry can achieve. New products and outstanding innovations are awarded prizes, evaluated and awarded by a competent expert jury. An international jury consisting of industry experts from the fields of media, design, trade, industry and top-class sport assesses all submissions to the OutDoor INDUSTRY AWARD. In a two-stage evaluation process consisting of a digital preliminary decision and a jury session, they select the most outstanding innovations and finally present the Awards, GOLD Awards and Start-up Awards.

For the category: sleeping bags and sleeping mats, the jury at the OutDoor Fair Friedrichshafen 2017 awarded -

the "INDUSTRY AWARD 2017 - WINNER -' to the manufacturer Grüezi bag .

The following Grüezi bag models received the award:

- Biopod DownWool Subzero 175
- Biopod DownWool Subzero 185
- Biopod DownWool Ice 175
- Biopod DownWool Ice 185

Here is the jury's explanation of why the above-mentioned Grüezi bag sleeping bags received the OutDoor INDUSTRY AWARD 2017:

"This is a new filling material for sleeping bags. It offers a good sleeping environment that is very comfortable and has a good warmth-to-weight ratio, as well as a nice design."