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TAIPEI CYCLE d&i awards 2020 | Bike in the city

TAIPEI CYCLE d&i awards 2020

A Seal of Quality for Excellent Designs and Innovations

The TAIPEI CYCLE d&i awards was launched seven years ago to create an official seal of quality as a yardstick to measure design and innovation accomplishment. Since then, the TAITRA and the TBA present the awards, while the competition is implemented by iF and has developed into one of the most highly respected design competitions for the international cycling industry. For the past seven years, we received numerous entries from up to 30 different nations from around the world.

The winners of the TAIPEI CYCLE d&i awards 2020 have now been determined! An independent, international group of experts has awarded a total of 40 contributions:

  • 32 entries will receive the TAIPEI CYCLE d&i awards 2020 by iF
  • Seven products will be honored with the TAIPEI CYCLE gold award 2020
  • One company will be honored with the Gold Award – Young Enterprise 2020

See all winners of the TAIPEI CYCLE d&i awards 2020

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  • Registration deadline: 20 December 2019
  • Shipping of entries: 9 - 31 December 2019
  • Self-assembly*: 7 Januar 2020
  • Jury session: 8 - 9 January 2020
  • Jury results: 9 January 2020
  • Self-dismantling*: 10 January 2020
  • Publication: 30 March 2020 – Presentation on iF WDG, Promotional Materials and Press Releases

* Registrants of self-assembly and self-dismantling entries will be informed in due course about the detailed procedure.


TPC Exhibitors and Members of TBA
- Registration fee: US$ 80
- Fees for award winners: US$ 1,300

- Registration fee: US$160
- Fees for award winners: US$1,800


Entries can be submitted to the following five bicycle categories:

01 Complete bicycle
Racing, MTB, urban, road, folding bike and cargo bike etc.

02 Parts and components
Frames, handlebars, stems, forks, tires, rims, hubs, wheel sets, cranksets, chains, derailleurs, brakes, saddles and pedals etc.

03 Cycling accessories
Cycling computers, water bottles, bells, pumps, lights, locks, fenders, paints, tools, children's seats, bike racks, bike travel cases, cycling clothes, shoes, cycle glasses, gloves, helmets, bags, goggles and sport braces etc.

04 E-bikes and drive units
E-bikes, electric motors, battery unit, chargers, energy management systems, electric parts and components etc.

05 Smart cycling services
IoT applications, mobile devices, software & mobile apps, cloud systems and big data etc.

Benefits for winners

Evaluation criteria

Innovation and Elaboration:
- Degree of innovation
- Degree of elaboratio
- Uniqueness
- Execution / workmanship

- Use value and usability
- Ergonomics
- Practicability
- Safety

- Aesthetic appeal
- Emotional appeal
- Spatial concept
- Ambience

- Production efficiency
- Consideration of environmental standards / carbon footprint
- Social responsibility
- Universal design

- Brand fit
- Target group fit
- Differentiation


GK Design Group<br>Tokyo, Japan
Yoshiharu Sugawara

GK Design Group
Tokyo, Japan

ID berlin<br>Berlin, Germany
Norbert Haller

ID berlin
Berlin, Germany

CRE8 DESIGN<br>Taipei, Taiwan
Georg Todtenbier

Taipei, Taiwan

Dayeh University<br>Changhua County, Taiwan
Johann Geiger

Dayeh University
Changhua County, Taiwan

Gearlab Co, Ltd.<br>Taipei City, Taiwan
Chung Shih Sun

Gearlab Co, Ltd.
Taipei City, Taiwan

XD Automotive and Industrial Design<br>Taipei, Taiwan
Marcus Solomon

XD Automotive and Industrial Design
Taipei, Taiwan

Cycling & Health Tech Industry R&D Center<br>Taichung, Taiwan
Francois Liang

Cycling & Health Tech Industry R&D Center
Taichung, Taiwan

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TAIPEI CYCLE d&i awards 2018 winners

TAIPEI CYCLE d&i awards 2018 winners

Explore all 45 award-winning designs of this year's competition in our collection. Among them, eight designs have been honored with the TAIPEI CYCLE gold award and one with the TAIPEI CYCLE Gold Award - Young Enterprise.

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Jury session 2018

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