Registration deadline: Sep. 15, 2012
Registrations for the IBDC are only offered online. You can register as a user at the iF website and enter your product in the competition for the IBDC 2013.
When you are in the login area, and have registered an account, please fill in one registration form for each entry you want to submit. After you have submitted your online registration, we will immediately send you a confirmation email. This email will contain an entry identification code (xxx-xxxxxx) for each submitted entry. The entry ID helps us to clearly identify and assign each entry. Please make sure that the relevant entry ID is contained in all communications with us.
Additional information on how to complete the registration form
Please use the index tab address data of the registration form. Create a new address as university address under additional address to enter the full name and address of your current (or former) university.
If you have studied at more than one university, please enter the one where the project you submit has mainly been designed. Please also enter the full department name and the title.
Additional information for team projects
Teams with up to four members can submit one or more entries together. You can only create one user account for the whole team.
All team members, including the registering team member, have to be listed with their full names in the field “Responsible designers“. Unfortunately, it is not possible to register an additional team member at a later date. Should the field responsible designers not show under an already existing address, click “change” under the address and the field will show.
All correspondence will be sent to the team member who created and owns the user account for the team.
Judging session: Oct. 2012
An international expert jury will discuss and evaluate all submitted entries in a dedicated, critical and constructive way. Jurors will then select the 30 award winners from all submissions. The jury will also decide on the most outstanding entries, which will additionally receive prize money. The total prize money is NTD 500,000. The jury will decide on how much money goes to each entry. We will let you know about the jury decisions as soon as possible. The decision of the jury is legally binding and final.
Date of Workshop: Nov. 2012
10 winners of IBDC winners will be invited to attend a 3-days-workshop. During the workshop, the winners will visit the international bicycle manufacturers and design institutions. The organizer will also invite a panel of cycle experts, manufacturers or professors as instructors.to work with the winners and refine the concepts, especially in the practical aspects. The organizer will support the costs for model production.
The final results of the workshop will be presented in the TAIPEI CYCLE 2013.
Benefits for award winners
All successful contributions will receive a IBDC certificate. As an award winner you are entitled to use the IBDC logo for commercial purposes.
The panel of jury will also recommend how the prize money how a total prize money of NTD 500,000 will be distributed among some of the 30 winners.
Meanwhile, the participants could possible receive a prize of sponsors and an internship opportunity. The school with remarkable achievement will be rewarded by organized.
The winners of IBDC 2013 will be announced at the awards ceremony and all winners will be invited to be on stage to receive the certificates. The awards ceremony will take place in an official setting during TAIPEI CYCLE..
Exhibition of IBDC 2013
All winning-contributions and the results of the workshop will be presented during TAIPEI CYCLE 2013 which runs from March 20 till 23 at the TWTC Nangang exhibition hall.
iF online exhibition
All winning contributions will be represented with up to two images and a description in the iF online exhibition on the iF website and on the IBDC website.
Documentation of IBDC 2013
All winning contributions will be published free of charge in the documentation of the IBDC 2013. Each award winner will receive one free copy. Free copies will also be sent to a large number of manufactures, international media representatives and academic institutions.
Before, during and after the competition iF‘s comprehensive PR work ensures the IBDC will receive a great deal of attention in the national and international press. With this comprehensive communication package, iF achieves optimal publicity for the IBDC’s winners.