Ecotopia Competition

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1035.53
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Ecotopia Competition, focuses on Generic Design (Multiple Design Fields & Subjects), and Transportation, Clothing/Footwear, Farming/Food, Household Appliances, and Shelter. last date of submissions is: 15 / 04 / 2011
  More Details: Also see Ecotopia Competition at ContestsCompetitions.com in a different way.
 
SUMMARY

The goal of EcoTopia is to encourage the development of products that foster a healthy ecosystem and a sustainable society. Submissions should focus on one of the following areas: Transportation, Clothing/Footwear, Farming/Food, Household Appliances, and Shelter. Twenty entries will be chosen to appear in the show and will be included in a press release to be widely distributed by Nectar Design with the goal of being featured in industry and general audience publications.
 
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  SCORE   SCORE
· EVALUATION 27.56 · MAIN DETAILS 100.00
· DATES & TIMELINE 60.00 · FEES & COSTS 93.75
· SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS & DETAILS 71.43 · JURY DETAILS 13.40
· SECONDARY DETAILS 32.39 · ORGANIZER & SPONSORS 57.39
· PUBLISHING AND AWARD CEREMONY 10.39 · CONTACT DETAILS 100.00
· WINNERS OBLIGATIONS 38.89 · CERTIFICATES AND TROPHIES 75.83
· ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS 95.33 · RESULTS 41.67
· AWARDS AND PRIZES 70.83 · DESIGNERS' RIGHTS 80.00
· PRESS RELEASE 0.00 · DESIGN BRIEF 66.67
 
MAIN DETAILS
KEYWORDS
TAGS, KEYWORDS AND KEY PHRASES
product design ecosystem
CATEGORY AND FOCUS
DESIGN COMPETITION NAME
Ecotopia Competition
WHAT IS THE GENERAL CATEGORY?
Generic Design (Multiple Design Fields & Subjects)
WHAT ARE THE CATEGORIES OR SUB-CATEGORIES?
Transportation, Clothing/Footwear, Farming/Food, Household Appliances, and Shelter.
WHAT IS THE MAIN FOCUS OR SUBJECT?
competition of products that foster a healthy ecosystem and a sustainable society
WHAT IS THE GENERAL COMPETITION TYPE?
Generic Design Competition (Idea and/or Concept and/or Product etc)
WHAT IS THE GENERAL ORIENTATION?
Design Oriented
WHO ARE THE TARGET PARTICIPANTS?
creatives, designers
IS THERE A PARTICULAR RESTRICTION WHILE DESIGNING?
No, There are no particular restrictions while designing.
CORE CONTACTS
WEBSITE
http://www.nectardesign.com/ecotopia
CONTACT US PAGE
http://nectardesign.com/contact/
CONTACT EMAIL
yutaka@nectardesign.com
SECONDARY DETAILS
LANGUAGES & ORIGIN
ORIGIN COUNTRY
United States of America
PRIMARY (NATIVE) LANGUAGE OF THIS COMPETITION
The native language of this competition is unknown or unstated.
DO THE COMPETITION HAVE AN ENGLISH WEBPAGE?
Yes
REPEATING FREQUENCY AND HISTORY
THE YEAR WHEN THE COMPETITION WAS ORGANIZED FOR THE FIRST TIME
2010
HOW MANY TIMES HAS THE COMPETITION BEEN ORGANIZED
This competition was organized 1 times
DOES THIS COMPETITION REPEAT EVERY YEAR?
Yes
REPEAT FREQUENCY OF THE COMPETITION?
Repeats Annually
ORGANIZER & SPONSORS
ORGANIZER
Nectar
ORGANIZER TYPE?
Design Oriented Company
NUMBER OF SPONSORS
0This competition does not have any sponsors..
ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS & JOINING
AGE RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS
Minimum age required to join is 18 , and
CAN PEOPLE SUBMIT MULTIPLE DESIGNS?
No, You cannot make multiple submissions.
MAXIMUM NUMBER OF SUBMISSIONS PER PERSON OR TEAM
Maximum Submissions: 1
CAN PEOPLE JOIN AS TEAMS?
Yes, Both individual and team submissions are allowed.
MAXIMUM TEAM SIZE
The maximum team size is not clearly stated, the best-practice is 5 (five) people.
REGIONAL OR TERRITORIAL SCOPE OF THE COMPETITION
International
THE EXLUSIVE REGIONAL OR TERRITORIAL AREA
There are not any exlusive regional or territorial areas for this competition or this information is not stated.
STUDENTS' OR PROFESSIONALS' COMPETITION?
This competition is Open to All
OPEN TO ALL OR MEMBERS ONLY?
This competition is Open To All
ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS URL
http://nectardesign.com/ecotopia/
DATES & TIMELINE
START OF REGISTRATION DATE
Monday 15th of March 2010 (15/03/2010)
Registrations started 2688 days ago.
END OF REGISTRATION DATE
Thursday 15th of April 2010 (15/04/2010)
Registrations have ended 2657 days ago.
START OF SUBMISSIONS (START) DATE
Monday 15th of March 2010 (15/03/2010)
Submissions started 2688 days ago.
END OF SUBMISSONS (FINISH) DATE
Friday 15th of April 2011 (15/04/2011)
Submission period have ended 2292 days ago.
HOW MANY STEPS OR PHASES ARE THERE IN THIS COMPETITION
Straight, Single Step
JURY MEETING DATE
It is not clearly stated when the jury will meet. Please check the detailed competition timeline from their website.
RESULTS ANNOUNCED TO WINNERS AT DATE
It is not clearly stated when the results will be announced to winners. Please check the detailed competition timeline from their website.
PUBLIC RESULTS ANNOUNCED AT DATE
It is not clearly stated when the results will be made public. Please check the detailed competition timeline from their website.
DETAILED TIMELINE URL
Webpage address link (URL) of the detailed timeline for the competition is not given.
FEES & COSTS
All the fees given in this section are normally in EUROs, if you would like to convert the fees to any other currency such as USD etc, click here.
IS THIS COMPETITION FREE TO JOIN?
Yes, free to join for all.
GALA / CELEBRATION NIGHT FEE
The gala-night fee for this competition is not stated.
PHYSICAL EXHIBITION OF DESIGNS FEE
The exhibition fee for this competition is not stated.
PUBLIC RELATIONS & PR CAMPAIGN FEE
The pr-campaign fee for this competition is not stated.
TRANSPORTATION AND SET-UP FEE
The transportation and set-up fee for this competition is not stated.
PUBLISHING FEE
The publishing fee for this competition is not stated.
YEARBOOK (DESIGN INDEX, RESULTS BOOK) FEE OR COST
The yearbook fee for this competition is not stated.
OTHER FEES AND PAYMENTS URL
Webpage address link (URL) of the complete list of any other fees or payments is not given.
PUBLISHING AND AWARD CEREMONY
ARE THE COMPETITION RESULTS PUBLISHED AS A BOOK
No, The results are not published as a book.
ARE THE COMPETITION RESULTS PUBLISHED ONLINE
No, The results are not published online.
IS THERE A GALA NIGHT / AWARD CEREMONY?
No, There is not a Gala Night or Award Ceremony.
GALA NIGHT & AWARD CEREMONY VENUE
We do not know clearly where will the ceremonies take place or what is the location of the gala-night.
IS THERE A PHYSICAL EXHIBITION?
No, there will not be a physical exhibition.
PHYSICAL EXHIBITION LOCATION
We are unclear about where will the exhibition take place or what is the location of the exhibition.
DOES DESIGNERS PHOTOS GET PUBLIHED?
No, Pictures of participants are not published.
PRIVATE INFORMATIONS GET PUBLISHED?
No, Private information of participants are not published.
IS THE COMPETITION RESULTS BOOK SOLD OR DISTRIBUTED FOR FREE?
No, the result books / annuals are sold to all.
IS THERE A POST-PR CAMPAIGN FOR WINNERS?
No, there is not a pr-campaign for winners.
CONTACT DETAILS
ADDRESS TO SUBMIT
The postal address to send physical entries to the competition or contact for regular mail is: Nectar 1332 Gladys Avenue Long Beach, California 90804
CITY / COUNTRY
Long Beach, California / United States of America
PHONE
562.856.8500
AWARDS AND PRIZES
NUMBER OF AWARDS
There are 20 types of awards in this competition.
ARE THE NUMBER OF AWARDS BASED ON PERCENTAGE OR IS IT FIXED?
There is a fixed number of awards, number of participants do not change the number of awards.
TOTAL AWARD PRIZES IN EUROS
The total award prizes sum to: 0 Euros (€).
WILL PARTICIPATING DESIGNS BE REALIZED?
Yes, The organizer will help build a prototype of the winning designs.
DISTRIBUTION OF AWARD PRIZES AND MONEY
How are the award money are distributed? Please choose the correct answer..
Prizes/Money given only to awarded designs.
AWARD #1
AWARD #1 NAME
The Name of the Award #1 is N/A.
AWARD #1 MONEY PRIZE
The monetary prize for the Award #1 is N/A Euros (€).There is not a monetary prize for the Award #1.
AWARD #1 OTHER PRIZES
Other secondary prizes, bonuses, gifts or incentives for the Award #1 are: N/A.
AWARD #2
AWARD #2 NAME
The Name of the Award #2 is N/A.
AWARD #2 MONEY PRIZE
The monetary prize for the Award #2 is N/A Euros (€).There is not a monetary prize for the Award #2.
AWARD #2 OTHER PRIZES
Other secondary prizes, bonuses, gifts or incentives for the Award #2 are: N/A.
AWARD #3
AWARD #3 NAME
The Name of the Award #3 is N/A.
AWARD #3 MONEY PRIZE
The monetary prize for the Award #3 is N/A Euros (€).There is not a monetary prize for the Award #3.
AWARD #3 OTHER PRIZES
Other secondary prizes, bonuses, gifts or incentives for the Award #3 are: N/A.
AWARD #4
AWARD #4 NAME
The Name of the Award #4 is N/A.
AWARD #4 MONEY PRIZE
The monetary prize for the Award #4 is N/A Euros (€).There is not a monetary prize for the Award #4.
AWARD #4 OTHER PRIZES
Other secondary prizes, bonuses, gifts or incentives for the Award #4 are: N/A.
AWARD #5
AWARD #5 NAME
The Name of the Award #5 is N/A.
AWARD #5 MONEY PRIZE
The monetary prize for the Award #5 is N/A Euros (€).There is not a monetary prize for the Award #5.
AWARD #5 OTHER PRIZES
Other secondary prizes, bonuses, gifts or incentives for the Award #5 are: N/A.
AWARD #6
AWARD #6 NAME
The Name of the Award #6 is N/A.
AWARD #6 MONEY PRIZE
The monetary prize for the Award #6 is N/A Euros (€).There is not a monetary prize for the Award #6.
AWARD #6 OTHER PRIZES
Other secondary prizes, bonuses, gifts or incentives for the Award #6 are: N/A.
AWARD #7
AWARD #7 NAME
The Name of the Award #7 is N/A.
AWARD #7 MONEY PRIZE
The monetary prize for the Award #7 is N/A Euros (€).There is not a monetary prize for the Award #7.
AWARD #7 OTHER PRIZES
Other secondary prizes, bonuses, gifts or incentives for the Award #7 are: N/A.
REMAINING AWARDS
FULL AWARDS LIST URL
The webpage address link (URL) of the complete list of remaining awards is not given.
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS & DETAILS
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS URL
http://nectardesign.com/ecotopia/
PAGE / FILE NUMBER RESTRICTIONS
Minimum number of required pages or files is 1, and
MAXIMUM FILE SIZE
Exact maximum file size permitted to be submitted is 0 KB.0
REQUIRE TECHNICAL DRAWINGS OR SOURCE FILES?
Yes, Technical Drawings or Source Files should also be submitted.
REQUIRE PHYSICAL SUBMISSIONS?
Yes, Submission of physical entries such as the prototype or realized design is required.
ACCEPTED FILE FORMATS
Only Image Files (JPEG, PNG, TIFF, BMP etc) are accepted..
SUBMISSION METHOD
Only digital submission through E-Mail.
REQUIRED TO SUBMIT DESCRIPTION OF "HOW TO PRODUCE"?
Yes, a summary of how-to-produce / realization information should be submitted.
REQUIRED TO SUBMIT DESCRIPTION OF THE CONCEPT, DESIGN OR IDEA?
The competition call does not state that you need to submit a description of your concept, however it is best practice to submit if it is otherwise stated.
DIGITAL IMAGE PIXEL SIZE AND RESOLUTIONS
Pixel sizes are not clearly stated.
Resolution requirements for the digital images are not clearly stated.
PHYSICAL PAPER / PRINT SIZE AND RESOLUTION
Paper sizes are not clearly stated.
Resolution requirements for the printed images are not clearly stated.
EVALUATION, JUDGING AND SCORING
SCORING AND JUDGING DETAILS
EVALUATION CRITERIA & JUDGING URL
http://nectardesign.com/ecotopia/
DOES JURY MEET PHYSICALLY
It is not clearly stated if the jury will meet physically to perform judging or if it is an online judging process.
SELECTION SYSTEM
The selection is made by majority voting.
IS THE COMPETITION OPEN FOR PUBLIC VOTING?
No, There is no public voting.
IS A SCORE-SHEET SEND OR SHARED WITH THE PARTICIPANTS?
No, the participants will not recieve a printed score sheet or see their scores online.
ARE JURY NOTES SEND TO PARTICIPANTS?
No, the participants will not recieve printed jury notes or see them online.
IS THERE A NUMERICAL SCORE?
No, Submissions are not given numeric score.
ARE STATISTICS PROVIDED TO PARTICIPANTS?
No, The participants will not recieve printed competition statisticss or access them online.
JUDGING CRITERION #1
CRITERION #1
Judging criterion #1is Concept Quality and Originality of Approach.
WEIGHT OF CRITERION #1
The % Weight of the Criterion #1 is N/A%
JUDGING CRITERION #2
CRITERION #2
Judging criterion #2is Feasibility %u2013 No %u2018perpetual motion%u2019 concepts, please.
WEIGHT OF CRITERION #2
The % Weight of the Criterion #2 is N/A%
JUDGING CRITERION #3
CRITERION #3
Judging criterion #3is Environmental Impact %u2013 Entries should include studies or explanations that show how the product contributes to overall sustainability and a healthy and diverse ecosystem..
WEIGHT OF CRITERION #3
The % Weight of the Criterion #3 is N/A%
JURY DETAILS
HOW MANY JURY MEMBERS
3 people will judge the designs as jury.
JURY #1
JURY #1 NAME
The name of the Jury Member #1 is Darren Saravis %u2013 Founder and owner of Nectar Product Development.
JURY #1 IS SHE/HE FAMOUS?
This jury member is popular.
JURY #1 BACKGROUND?
This jury member is a representative of a company.
JURY #2
JURY #2 NAME
The name of the Jury Member #2 is Yutaka Kazamaki %u2013 Senior Designer at Nectar Product Development.
JURY #2 IS SHE/HE FAMOUS?
This jury member is popular.
JURY #2 BACKGROUND?
This jury member is a designer.
JURY #3
JURY #3 NAME
The name of the Jury Member #3 is Joep Meijer %u2013 Founder and owner of The Right Environment.
JURY #3 IS SHE/HE FAMOUS?
This jury member is popular.
JURY #3 BACKGROUND?
This jury member is a representative of a company.
REMAINING JURY
OTHER JURY MEMBERS
The webpage address link (URL) of the page that lists other jury members is not given, although it is indicated that there are more than 15 jury members.
DESIGNERS' RIGHTS
DESIGN RIGHTS ARE
Designer keeps all the rights to the designs.
PUBLISHINGS OPT-IN & OUTS
Participants can choose not to participate in Publishings such as Books and Online Exhibitions.
RETURN OF PHYSICAL SUBMISSIONS
Physical submissions are kept by the organizer and are not returned (Submissions become the property of the organizer).
WINNERS OBLIGATIONS
TERMS & AGREEMENTS URL
http://nectardesign.com/ecotopia/
TOTAL DUE FEES AND REQUIRED PAYMENTS
Total due fees and other required payments for this competition is 0 Euros (€).
WINNERS OBLIGATIONS
The obligations of the winners, for example if they do need to pay any more expenses etc, including advertsing, pr-making etc, is not indicated.
DOES WINNER DESIGNERS HAS TO PARTICIPATE IN AN EVENT?
The organizers did not indicate wheather the winners have to participate in an event or not.
DOES DESIGNERS NEED TO MAKE ADVERTISEMENT FOR THE COMPETITION?
The organizers did not state if the participating designers have to make advertisement for the competition such as sending e-mails, post-cards etc for promotive purposes.
POST COMMISIONING, WORK OPTIONS AND OBLIGATIONS
It is not clearly indicated if the winner designers need or given chance to work for the organizers or sponsors.
TRANSFER OR SALES OF DESIGNS
Winners are not obliged to sell their designs to the organizer.
CERTIFICATES AND TROPHIES
DOES THE COMPETITION SENDS PRINTED JOINING CERTIFICATES?
Yes, The competition sends a hardcopy certificate for joining.
DOES THE COMPETITION SENDS PRINTED WINNERS CERTIFICATES?
Yes, The competition sends a hardcopy (printed) certificate to winners.
DOES THE COMPETITION SENDS WINNERS AN AWARD/TROPHY?
Yes, The competition will send a physical trophy or an award.
DOES THE COMPETITION PERMITS THE USE OF A "WINNER" LOGO?
Yes, the winners of the competition can use a winners-logo or badge to promote thier products and designs.
PRESS RELEASE
ANNOUNCEMENT TEXT
A press-release to distribute to press members, bloggers, magazine editors etc was unfortunetely not provided.
DESIGN BRIEF
COMPETITION BRIEF URL
http://nectardesign.com/ecotopia/
WHICH INSTITUTION WANTS US TO DESIGN?
Necatr
WHAT KIND OF INSTITUTION WANTS US TO DESIGN?
design company
THE ULTIMATE AIM OF THE COMPETITION?
Transportation, Clothing/Footwear, Farming/Food, Household Appliances, and Shelter
WHO TO DESIGN FOR?
designers, creatives
WHICH MESSAGE TO CARRY?
1) Concept Quality and Originality of Approach 2) Feasibility %u2013 No %u2018perpetual motion%u2019 concepts, please 3) Environmental Impact %u2013 Entries should include studies or explanations that show how the produc
REGARDING WHAT TO DESIGN?
Transportation, Clothing/Footwear, Farming/Food, Household Appliances, and Shelter
RESULTS
NOTE: Expect this section to be filled only after the competition is finalized and results anounced to the public.
ANNOUNCED DATE
Results have either not been announced yet or not available in this page. Please check the competition website in case they might have already been posted there.
DETAILS
FURTHER DETAILS
There are not any further details for Ecotopia Competition.
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