The Organizing Committee of the Shenzhen Design Week cordially invites designers from around the world to enter the Shenzhen Global Design Award 2020(Special Edition): Anti-Coronavirus Product Design Award.
The unexpected coronavirus pandemic brought immeasurable losses to our life and society. As the pandemic is currently still raging in many countries and regions, how we cope with it is a common task for all of us, and it raised new topics for the global design communities.
Shenzhen Global Design Award has always been focusing on sustainable development, hence the organizing committee sets up a special edition for 2020 – Anti-Coronavirus Product Design Award. We invite designers and design companies around the world to enter to find more and better solutions to combat this disease. This attempt echoes with the permanent theme of SDA: Design for Sustainability.
The special edition of SDA is supported by the Organizing Committee of the Shenzhen Design Week and organized by the Shenzhen City of Design Promotion Association (SDPA).
The special edition of SDA is open to industrial and product design ONLY. Awards and prizes are listed as below:
(I)Given that this virus came into being not long ago while the realization of product design could take long, the Concept Award category is set up to encourage more designers to find solutions in response to the pandemic.
(II)All prizes are pre-tax and subject to income tax in accordance with local law. SDA Secretariat. i.e. SDPA will pay the prize after paying tax on winners’ behalves.
(III)The payment of the prize will be made in accordance with fiscal regulations and tax procedures of the People's Republic of China. Taxes of up to 20% may be levied on winnings.
(IV)The payment of the prize could take up to 6 months to complete (starting from the second day of results announcement). Winners are required to provide all the documents needed to the SDA secretariat before deadline. If submission of documents is delayed, the recipient of the prize changed or any other situation happens on the winner’s account, the SDA Secretariat has the right to postpone the payment and Secretariat’s decision shall be final.
Projects that optimize a service for customers/users regarding their needs in life, service and consumption. The project can be an improvement of an existing service or development of a new service. Design challenges, processes and outcomes must be included in the presentation of the entry, including specific measures and service design methods to solve the problem.
3C products & accessories (computer, communication & consumer electronics)
Gaming devices & accessories
VR devices & accessories
Automobiles & Vehicles
Ships / boats / yachts
Accessories & devices
Sports & Leisure
Fitness and activity trackers
Bicycles & accessories
Babies & Kids
All products for babies and kids
Lifestyle accessories for children and babies
Cookware and tableware
Bath and sanitary wares
Medicine & Health
Assisted living products & technology
Clinical and laboratory equipment
Medical / healthcare devices & equipment
Autonomous mobile robots
Read and agree to the terms & conditions
Fill in information of designer and projects, upload profile photos and project documents
If the documents submitted are rejected by the Secretariat, please complete or revise your information as instructed.
1.Judging procedure of this Award will take place ONLINE and entrants do NOT need to ship tangible products.
2.After judging is over, candidates who receive emails from the Secretariat shall provide relevant legal documents as requested (click here for sample).