IDEO was awarded four Spark Awards in 2009.

Spark! award:
- Virtual Wallet Interactive Banking Experience for PNC Bank

Gold award:
- Bedsider for the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy
- Nurse Knowledge Exchange for Kaiser Permanente

Bronze award:
- IDEO’s Tube intranet

Spark is a competition created to support “multidisciplinary, multicultural, global, and aspirational design for all.” The award ceremony was held at Autodesk in San Francisco, California, on October 29.