In close cooperation with iF Int’l Forum Design, the Taipei Cycle Show 2012 will see the Design & Innovation Awards for the first this year besides the International Bicycle Design Competition.
The experts judged 207 entries in the design and innovation awards 2012 and selected a total of 74 prizewinners. Five of these entries will also receive a Gold Award. They will be announced at the official Awards Ceremony on the opening day of the show. All the award-winning products will be on display during the show.
The Taipei Cycle design & innovation awards 2012 are organized for the first time by TAITRA (Taiwan External Trade Development Council) and TBEA (Taiwan Bicycle Exporters’ Association) to celebrate the 25th edition of the international Cycle Show.
The competition is conceived and realized by iF International Forum Design GmbH. The awards aim to give the bicycle industry a new platform to demonstrate the enormous innovation and outstanding design power of the industry to a broader audience.
The jury examined and rated the products entered on the following criteria: level of innovation, design quality, choice of materials, environmental impact, range of function, load capacity, safety, universal design and branding.