Terms of Participation
Mountain Bikes, Racing Bikes, Cross Bikes, Urban Bikes, Special-Purpose Bikes, Kids Bikes etc.
Frames, Handle Bars, Forks, Wheels, Crank Arms, Electrical Components, Generators, Brakes, Gears, Saddles, Pedals etc.
Speedometers, Water Bottles, Bells, Air Pumps, Bags, Lights, Locks, Fenders, Paints, Tool Kits, Glasses, Helmets, Tires, Bike Racks, Bicycle Children’s Seats, Sportswear etc.
All entries must be submitted as original products. In exceptional cases (such as extremely large products or products not yet industrially produced), you can submit models or scale models. All submissions must be functional, for examples, bikes and e-bikes should come with pedals for testing.
Entries containing several components, or entries available in various designs, can be registered as a series. All elements of the series must be available to the jury. At least one element must be submitted as an original product; further elements can be submitted in print format (brochure or charts/boards).
You can edit and update your entry data online until the registration deadline. The required entry data is as below:
TAIPEI CYCLE d&i awards 2017
Entry-ID: 322-xxxxxx / Category no.: xx
Kuehne+Nagel Ltd., Taiwan
Ms. Vicky Lee
5F, No. 219, Sec. 3, Nanking East Road, Taipei 10488, TAIWAN
We require functional original products. Products must be delivered completely assembled and ready to be tested; iF will not assume any responsibility for assembly.
Self-assembly and Self-dismantling
Registrations to category "01. Bicycles" and "04. E-bikes + Pedelecs" will be seen as "self-assembly" and "self-dismantling" entries. Registrants are responsible for delivering the entry to the jury venue at the designated time and picking up the entry after jury. Please also prepare a bike rack to help the presentation of your entry.
Transport, Liability & Insurance
Original products must be shipped, free of charge for iF, via mail, courier or forwarding company to our logistics partner Kuehne+Nagel Taiwan. Please ensure that product deliveries are handled in accordance with the customs requirements for the free trade of goods (Delivered Duty Paid). Shipments from overseas (outside Taiwan) are recommended to use freight forwarding companies with customs clearance services. We recommend that you apply for an ATA Carnet for your shipment to save import duties and taxes. If you opt for courier services, please notify your courier that the sender is responsible for the duties and taxes. Please also note that couriers may not be able to deal with customs clearance if a shipment is stuck at the customs. In which case, iF will authorize our logistics partner Kuehne+Nagel Taiwan to assist with customs clearance with a cost of US$ 90 (plus 5% VAT) per shipment. The handling fee does not include duties and taxes based on CIF value and will be charged and invoiced by iF.
Products must be delivered in reusable packaging. The contestant is liable for any damages or additional charges. The organizer does not undertake to insure the delivered products. We recommend that participants take out a transport and exhibition insurance policy, particularly to cover breakage, damage and theft.
|Registration deadline||30 December 2016|
|Shipping of entries||19 December 2016 until
6 January 2017
|Self-assembly*||17 January 2017|
|Jury session||18 and 19 January 2017|
|Self-dismantling*||20 January 2017|
|Jury results||25 January 2017|
|Awards ceremony||21 March 2017|
|Exhibition||22 to 25 March 2017
September 2017 (Dates TBA)
|Publication||21 March 2017||Presentation on iF WORLD DESIGN GUIDE,
special documentation and press releases
* Registrants of self-assembly and self-dismantling entries will be informed in due course about the detailed procedure.
|TPC Exhibitors and
Member of TBA
|Registration fee||US$ 80 per entry||US$ 160 per entry|
|Fee for award winners||US$ 1,300 per entry||US$ 1,800 per entry|
Fees for award winners include the following services:
The presentations in the iF WORLD DESIGN GUIDE, the exhibitions, the special documentation are obligatory for all winning entries.
Bank details (For NTD only)
(For USD only)
Bank: Taipei Fubon Commercial Bank Co., Ltd., Yenchi Branch 012-4900
Account name: iF Design Asia Ltd.
Account No.: 490180000019
SWIFT Code: TPBKTWTP
Address of Bank: No. 389, Jen Ai Rd. Sec. 4, Taipei, Taiwan
The TAIPEI CYCLE d&i awards 2017 invites all manufacturers, designers, sales representatives, importers and distributors in the cycling industry to compete in the awards. Entries that have been on the market for less than two years or are scheduled to go into mass production during the year of competition are eligible to participate in the awards. Entries should reflect a strong level of innovation and design quality. There is no limit to the number of entries per contestant.
The products submitted must not violate the patent and protective rights of other parties. The organizers assume no liability.
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