2014第九届“镇海杯”国际创新设计大赛征集公告

The 9th “Zhenhai Cup “International Innovation Design Competition

Theme of “Zhenhai Cup”

The theme of “Zhenhai Cup” is to promote industrial transformation and technological upgrading by industrial and innovation design.

Categories

The Competition includes industrial concept design group, innovative design of public group and enterprise product innovation group:

( A ) Industrial Concept Design Groups
Open to the design departments of the domestic and foreign companies, outstanding design companies, national universities, research institutions, comprehensive, Industry Design Department, and famous design organizations from Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan, Singapore, Japan and Korea.

(a) Amico: Sanitary Ware Group
Content: the design of taps and sanitary ware product;

Requirements : ①  product design should be full of creativity and novelty , and be in line with market trends and people’s habits ; ② designs should be considered in the practicability, functionality and humanization of the products; ③ designs are encouraged to adopt new technologies, new processes and new materials, which should be in line with the trends of low-carbon , energy-saving and intelligent. References of similar products can be found in http://www.amico.cn.

(b) Li Chen appliances: Aging Life Smart product design group
As China entered the aging society, home security and quality of life of the elderly at home is increasingly becoming an issue of concern. If your grandma needs a set of 90 square house newly renovated, how do you design a daily used smart products, product mix or small program, making Grandma have a safe home environment, away from falls, bumps, fire hazard; easy living; and let her contact with you or care center supplies conveniently when there is an emergency situation.

Submission requirements:
Show in the following Entry Process

(B) The Innovation Design of Public Group
Entry objects for domestic and foreign companies can be in various manufacturing and design departments, outstanding design companies, national universities, research institutes, comprehensive and design faculties, Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan, Singapore, Japan, Korea and other overseas famous design organizations.

Entries must be based on the contents of the application of new materials technology and advanced manufacturing technologies as a core element of compliance with all or part of the innovative design features. Such as environmentally, intelligent, global network, personalization, cultural emotion, which can enhance the value-added industrial products and consumer goods innovation design work, including the production of creative works and has been listed on industrial products can compete. Innovative designs specific requirements:

(a)     Creative design, technological innovation, cultural innovation, artistic innovation, human innovation, business innovation and total integration of a variety of innovative, the design must be “people-oriented, skill integration, sustainable and environmental friendly”;
(b)     Through the use of new materials and advanced manufacturing techniques to achieve work -environmental, intelligent, global network, personalization.

Submission requirements:
(a)     Your designs should be one glamour shot (one page) in JPG and in 200 DPI resolution with A2 format (420mm * 594mm), and it includes but not limited to : the overall effect diagram, partial renderings, design description , title (The judging is blind: the designers, their names and the names of consulting firms may not appear anywhere in the designs. Failure to abide by this rule results in immediate disqualification.) ;

(b)     The work required to clearly describe the concept and implementation of innovative design methods, the narrative works have been used or may be used in new materials, new technologies, new technology and production processes, such as the commercial value, the declaration may provide an attachment design drawings or videos, patent or patent application proved that innovation point, economic circumstances or anticipated economic analysis and other materials ( submitted in .PPT format or .doc format ) .

(C) Enterprise Product Innovation Design Group
Content for the Zhenhai competition after 2011 own design and manufacture of industrial enterprises or co-design and industrial design areas of the enterprise (universities, institutes, agencies), and has produced a new product launch. And the inside and outside Zhenhai District area industrial design companies for the design of industrial enterprises have been the industrialization of new products. The declaration must provide products real photos, patent, innovation instructions, and economic note. Require for papers should be published separately.

Awards

(A) Two of the Industrial Concept Design groups
Each group set up one gold medal, two silver medals, three bronze medals, four Award of Excellence, winners will win60000, 30000, 10000, 5000 RMB reward respectively;

(B) The product innovation group
Set up one gold medal, two silver medals, three bronze medals, winners will win 60000, 30000, 10000 RMB reward respectively;

(C) The Supreme Gold Award
Winners of Top Supreme Gold Award can get 100,000 RMB reward (bonus without double counting).

(D) Organization Award

Awards quota bonus (RMB)
Industrial Concept Design Groups Gold 2 60,000
Silver 4 30,000
Bronze 6 10,000
Award of Excellence 8 5,000
The Product Innovation Group Gold 1 60,000
Silver 2 30,000
Bronze 3 10,000
Award of Excellence 4 5,000
Enterprise Product Innovation Design Group Gold 1 60,000
Silver 2 30,000
Bronze 3 10,000
Extreme Gold 1 100,000
Organization Award Organization Award for Best Organization 1 20,000
Organization Award 2 10,000

Prize money totaling 800,000 Yuan, or more awards allow vacancies

Entry requirements:

(A)The Sponsors shall not be involved in any dispute and shall be held harmless and free of any liability in any dispute regarding intellectual property rights. By entering this Competition, Entrant warrants that Entry does not infringe on the Intellectual Property rights of others.
(B) Entries should be original and have not been submitted to other contest;
(C) Entries submitted will not be returned;
(D) All the finalists will be required to provided requested supplementary judging material (physical model) within the time period specified therein
(E) The contest organizers, contractors and co-sponsor have the right to show, print and use the physical models.

Entry process:

(A) Entry fee: free;
(B) Submission Instructions:

  • Please send your designs and the registration form by  E-mail: 2004id@vip.sina.com, or CD-ROM by mail (Room 101, Yuquan Campus, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, 310027, China. ) to the Organizing Committee;
  • Design requirements : Your designs should be one glamour shot (one page) in JPG and in 200 DPI resolution with A2 format (420mm * 594mm), and it includes but not limited to : the overall effect diagram, partial renderings, design description , title (The judging is blind: the designers, their names and the names of consulting firms may not appear anywhere in the designs. Failure to abide by this rule results in immediate disqualification.) ;

(C) Dates and Deadline:
Contest opens for entries: May 1st, 2014
Application deadline: August 10th, 2014
Finalist notification: August 15th, 2014
Submit three-dimensional design (updated): August 20th, 2014 – September 1, 2009
Submit samples or other supplementary material(physical model): September 1st, 2014 – September 10th
Winners announced: mid-September 2014
The awards ceremony: end of September 2014

Contact:

The Organizing Committee Secretariat of Industrial Design Branch, Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society
Address: Room 101, Yuquan Campus, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, 310027, China.
 Telephone: (86) 0571-87951281
 Fax: (86) 0571-87951281
 QQ: 961619517
 Mail: 2004id@vip.sina.com
 Contact: Pan Hongfan (Pam), Ye Xiaoyun