Wwf's International Smart Gear Competition

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Wwf's International Smart Gear Competition, focuses on Idea Design, and last date of submissions is: 31 / 08 / 2011
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World Wildlife Fund (WWF) announced the launch of the 2011 International Smart Gear Competition today, to find innovative ways to reduce the amount of fisheries bycatch. Open to anyone from fisherman, backyard inventors and students, the competition will be open from March 1 to August 31, 2011. “WWF’s goal with the Smart Gear competition is to inspire innovative ideas for environmentally-friendly fishing gear,” stated WWF VP of Fisheries Bill Fox. “In addition to fishermen losing millions of doll [Read further].
 
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· EVALUATION 0.35 · MAIN DETAILS 84.00
· DATES & TIMELINE 60.00 · FEES & COSTS 93.75
· SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS & DETAILS 71.43 · JURY DETAILS 0.00
· SECONDARY DETAILS 38.73 · ORGANIZER & SPONSORS 71.59
· PUBLISHING AND AWARD CEREMONY 10.39 · CONTACT DETAILS 66.67
· WINNERS OBLIGATIONS 38.89 · CERTIFICATES AND TROPHIES 27.50
· ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS 95.33 · RESULTS 0.00
· AWARDS AND PRIZES 71.67 · DESIGNERS' RIGHTS 80.00
· PRESS RELEASE 0.00 · DESIGN BRIEF 66.67
 
MAIN DETAILS
KEYWORDS
TAGS, KEYWORDS AND KEY PHRASES
There are not any tags or keywords.
CATEGORY AND FOCUS
DESIGN COMPETITION NAME
Wwf's International Smart Gear Competition
WHAT IS THE GENERAL CATEGORY?
Idea Design
WHAT ARE THE CATEGORIES OR SUB-CATEGORIES?
There are not any sub-categories.
WHAT IS THE MAIN FOCUS OR SUBJECT?
innovative ways to reduce the amount of fisheries bycatch
WHAT IS THE GENERAL COMPETITION TYPE?
Idea Competition (or Design Driven Innovation, Feedbacks & Thoughts)
WHAT IS THE GENERAL ORIENTATION?
Design Oriented
WHO ARE THE TARGET PARTICIPANTS?
fisherman, backyard inventors and students
IS THERE A PARTICULAR RESTRICTION WHILE DESIGNING?
No, There are no particular restrictions while designing.
CORE CONTACTS
WEBSITE
http://www.smartgear.org/
CONTACT US PAGE
There is not a contact page for this competition.
CONTACT EMAIL
smartgear@smartgear.org
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
2005
HOW MANY TIMES HAS THE COMPETITION BEEN ORGANIZED
This competition was organized 6 times
DOES THIS COMPETITION REPEAT EVERY YEAR?
Yes
REPEAT FREQUENCY OF THE COMPETITION?
Repeats Annually
ORGANIZER & SPONSORS
ORGANIZER
wwf
ORGANIZER TYPE?
Non-Profit Associations, Organizations or Clubs
NUMBER OF SPONSORS
15
SPONSOR #1
SPONSOR #1
American Fisheries Society
WEBSITE OF SPONSOR #1
The Website URL of the sponsor #1 for this design competition is not given.
SPONSOR #11 TYPE?
The type of Sponsor #1 is not indicated.
SPONSOR #1 SPONSORSHIP TYPE?
The relation of Sponsor #1 with the competition is not explained.
SPONSOR #2
SPONSOR #2
Blue Water Fishermen's Association
WEBSITE OF SPONSOR #2
The Website URL of the sponsor #2 for this design competition is not given.
SPONSOR #21 TYPE?
The type of Sponsor #2 is not indicated.
SPONSOR #2 SPONSORSHIP TYPE?
The relation of Sponsor #2 with the competition is not explained.
SPONSOR #3
SPONSOR #3
The Center for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (CEFAS
WEBSITE OF SPONSOR #3
The Website URL of the sponsor #3 for this design competition is not given.
SPONSOR #31 TYPE?
The type of Sponsor #3 is not indicated.
SPONSOR #3 SPONSORSHIP TYPE?
The relation of Sponsor #3 with the competition is not explained.
SPONSOR #4
SPONSOR #4
Consortium for Wildlife Bycatch Reduction
WEBSITE OF SPONSOR #4
The Website URL of the sponsor #4 for this design competition is not given.
SPONSOR #41 TYPE?
The type of Sponsor #4 is not indicated.
SPONSOR #4 SPONSORSHIP TYPE?
The relation of Sponsor #4 with the competition is not explained.
SPONSOR #5
SPONSOR #5
Environmental Defense
WEBSITE OF SPONSOR #5
The Website URL of the sponsor #5 for this design competition is not given.
SPONSOR #51 TYPE?
The type of Sponsor #5 is not indicated.
SPONSOR #5 SPONSORSHIP TYPE?
The relation of Sponsor #5 with the competition is not explained.
SPONSOR #6
SPONSOR #6
Hubbs-Sea World Research Institute
WEBSITE OF SPONSOR #6
The Website URL of the sponsor #6 for this design competition is not given.
SPONSOR #61 TYPE?
The type of Sponsor #6 is not indicated.
SPONSOR #6 SPONSORSHIP TYPE?
The relation of Sponsor #6 with the competition is not explained.
SPONSOR #7
SPONSOR #7
The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF)
WEBSITE OF SPONSOR #7
The Website URL of the sponsor #7 for this design competition is not given.
SPONSOR #71 TYPE?
The type of Sponsor #7 is not indicated.
SPONSOR #7 SPONSORSHIP TYPE?
The relation of Sponsor #7 with the competition is not explained.
SPONSOR #8
SPONSOR #8
Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission
WEBSITE OF SPONSOR #8
The Website URL of the sponsor #8 for this design competition is not given.
SPONSOR #81 TYPE?
The type of Sponsor #8 is not indicated.
SPONSOR #8 SPONSORSHIP TYPE?
The relation of Sponsor #8 with the competition is not explained.
SPONSOR #9
SPONSOR #9
Mustad
WEBSITE OF SPONSOR #9
The Website URL of the sponsor #9 for this design competition is not given.
SPONSOR #91 TYPE?
The type of Sponsor #9 is not indicated.
SPONSOR #9 SPONSORSHIP TYPE?
The relation of Sponsor #9 with the competition is not explained.
SPONSOR #10
SPONSOR #10
National Fisheries Institute
WEBSITE OF SPONSOR #10
The Website URL of the sponsor #10 for this design competition is not given.
SPONSOR #101 TYPE?
The type of Sponsor #10 is not indicated.
SPONSOR #10 SPONSORSHIP TYPE?
The relation of Sponsor #10 with the competition is not explained.
SPONSORS' PAGE URL
If there are more than 10 sponsors, please write the link of sponsors URL here.
http://www.smartgear.org/about_smargear/smartgear_
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://www.smartgear.org/
DATES & TIMELINE
START OF REGISTRATION DATE
Tuesday 1st of March 2011 (01/03/2011)
Registrations started 2334 days ago.
END OF REGISTRATION DATE
Wednesday 31st of August 2011 (31/08/2011)
Registrations have ended 2151 days ago.
START OF SUBMISSIONS (START) DATE
Tuesday 1st of March 2011 (01/03/2011)
Submissions started 2334 days ago.
END OF SUBMISSONS (FINISH) DATE
Wednesday 31st of August 2011 (31/08/2011)
Submission period have ended 2151 days ago.
HOW MANY STEPS OR PHASES ARE THERE IN THIS COMPETITION
Phases, steps or judging periods are not stated for this competition, the best practice is one (1).
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: smartgear@smartgear.org
CITY / COUNTRY
Palo Alto CA / United States of America
PHONE
Phone number of the competition is not given.
AWARDS AND PRIZES
NUMBER OF AWARDS
There are 1 types of awards in this competition.
ARE THE NUMBER OF AWARDS BASED ON PERCENTAGE OR IS IT FIXED?
Information about the percentage based award distribution is not present.
TOTAL AWARD PRIZES IN EUROS
The total award prizes sum to: 34 Euros (€).
WILL PARTICIPATING DESIGNS BE REALIZED?
Yes, The organizer could possibly realize 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 First prize.
AWARD #1 MONEY PRIZE
The monetary prize for the Award #1 is 34 Euros (€).
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://www.smartgear.org/about_smargear/
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?
No, Technical Drawings or Source Files do not need to be submitted.
REQUIRE PHYSICAL SUBMISSIONS?
No, Physical entries are not required to be submitted.
ACCEPTED FILE FORMATS
Submission is possible with any format.
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://www.smartgear.org/about_smargear/judges/
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 organizers did not explain the selection system / voting mechanism.
IS THE COMPETITION OPEN FOR PUBLIC VOTING?
The organizers did not state if the competition is open for public voting or not.
IS A SCORE-SHEET SEND OR SHARED WITH THE PARTICIPANTS?
The organizers did not state if the competition participants (designers) would recieve/access a score-sheet or not.
ARE JURY NOTES SEND TO PARTICIPANTS?
The organizers did not indicate whether the competition participants (designers) are able to access or recieve jury notes or not.
IS THERE A NUMERICAL SCORE?
The competition organizers did not state if the designs judged by numerical scores or not and whether this information would be available to participants or not.
ARE STATISTICS PROVIDED TO PARTICIPANTS?
The organizers did not share whether the competition participants (designers) would be able to access or receive competition statistics.
JURY DETAILS
HOW MANY JURY MEMBERS
0 people will judge the designs as jury. Perhaps it is based on public voting?
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://www.smartgear.org/about_smargear/
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?
No, The competition does not send a hardcopy certificate for joining.
DOES THE COMPETITION SENDS PRINTED WINNERS CERTIFICATES?
No, The competition does not send a hardcopy (printed) certificate to winners.
DOES THE COMPETITION SENDS WINNERS AN AWARD/TROPHY?
No, The competition does not send a physical trophy or an award.
DOES THE COMPETITION PERMITS THE USE OF A "WINNER" LOGO?
No, there is not a winners-logo for this competition.
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://www.smartgear.org/about_smargear/
WHICH INSTITUTION WANTS US TO DESIGN?
wwf
WHAT KIND OF INSTITUTION WANTS US TO DESIGN?
organization no profit
THE ULTIMATE AIM OF THE COMPETITION?
innovative ways to reduce the amount of fisheries bycatch
WHO TO DESIGN FOR?
fisherman, backyard inventors and students
WHICH MESSAGE TO CARRY?
WWF%u2019s goal with the Smart Gear competition is to inspire innovative ideas for environmentally-friendly fishing gear
REGARDING WHAT TO DESIGN?
innovative ways to reduce the amount of fisheries bycatch
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
World Wildlife Fund (WWF) announced the launch of the 2011 International Smart Gear Competition today, to find innovative ways to reduce the amount of fisheries bycatch. Open to anyone from fisherman, backyard inventors and students, the competition will be open from March 1 to August 31, 2011. “WWF’s goal with the Smart Gear competition is to inspire innovative ideas for environmentally-friendly fishing gear,” stated WWF VP of Fisheries Bill Fox. “In addition to fishermen losing millions of dollars each year due to bycatch, many other species, sometimes endangered marine life are unintentionally and needlessly killed by antiquated fishing gear, and it is jeopardizing their survival. This competition identifies real-world fishing solutions that allow fishermen to fish smarter while helping to maintain ocean health.” The 2011 International Smart Gear Competition is offering a grand prize of $30,000 and two $10,000 runner-up prizes. Additionally, in partnership with the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation, the competition is offering a $7,500 special tuna prize that will be awarded to the idea that will reduce the amount of bycatch found in tuna fisheries. Tuna sustainability is the top WWF global fisheries conservation priority.
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