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TAIPEI CYCLE d&i awards 2018

A Seal of Quality for Excellent Designs and Innovations

The TAIPEI CYCLE d&i awards was launched six 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 six years, we received numerous entries from up to 30 different nations from around the world.

In response to the evolving trends of the bicycle industry, the TAIPEI CYCLE show will be taking on an all-new form from 2018 and has been rescheduled to take place from 31 October to 3 November 2018. Until 31 August 2018, manufacturers and designers from the cycling industry are invited to enter your designs and innovations to be put to the test by the judges in the brand-new TAIPEI CYCLE d&i awards 2018.

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Dates and fees

Dates

31 Aug 2018

Registration deadline

27 Aug -
07 Sep 2018

Shipping of entries

17 Sep 2018

Self-assembly

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

18/19 Sep 2018

Jury session

19 Sep 2018

Jury results

Announcement at the pre-show press conference

20 Sep 2018

Self-dismantling

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

30 Oct 2018

Awards ceremony

30 Oct 2018

Presentation on iF WDG, promotional materials and press releases

31 Oct -
03 Nov 2018

Exhibition at TAIPEI CYCLE show

Fees

 TPC Exhibitors and Members of TBANon-exhibitors
Registration feeUS$ 80 per entryUS$ 160 per entry
Fees for award winnersUS$ 1,300 per entryUS$ 1,800 per entry

 

Benefits for winners

Categories

01. Bicycles

Racing, Mountain/Cross, Urban, Special-Purpose and Kids Bikes etc.

02. Components + Parts

Frames, Stems, Handle Bars, Forks, Tires, Wheels, Crank Arms, Electrical Components, Brakes, Gears, Saddles and Pedals etc.

03. Peripherals + Accessories

Speedometers, Water Bottles, Bells, Air Pumps, Bags, Lights, Locks, Fenders, Paints, Tool Kits, Glasses, Helmets, Bike Racks, Child Bike Seats and Sportswear etc.

04. E-bikes + Pedelecs

E-bikes, Pedelecs, Accessories

05. IoT Applications in Cycling

Mobile Devices, Wearable Devices, Bluetooth Devices, Cloud Systems and Service Solutions etc.

Evaluation criteria

Innovation and Elaboration

• Degree of innovation
• Degree of elaboration
• Uniqueness
• Execution / workmanship

Functionality

• Use value and usability
• Ergonomics
• Practicability
• Safety

Aesthetics

• Aesthetic appeal
• Emotional appeal
• Spatial concept
• Ambience

Responsibility

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

Positioning

• Brand fit
• Target group fit
• Differentiation

TAIPEI CYCLE d&i awards 2017 winners

Explore all 57 TAIPEI CYCLE award-winning designs here.

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Awards ceremony and exhibition 2017

Contact us


Kimberly Liu

iF DESIGN ASIA Ltd.
TAIPEI CYCLE d&i awards

Kimberly Liu
No. 133, Guangfu S. Rd., Xinyi Dist.,
Taipei 110,
Taiwan

Phone +886.2.27667007
Email