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2015 Taipei Cycle Awards Open For Registration

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TAIPEI, Taiwan – TAITRA (Taiwan External Trade Development Council) and the TBA (Taiwan Bicycle Association) have opened the competition for the fourth edition of the Taipei Cycle d&i awards.

2015 Taipei Cycle Awards Open For Registration
Registration is open up to 19 December 2014. – Photo Bike Europe

Exhibitors and non-exhibitors of the Taipei Cycle Show are invited to enter their product innovations by 19 December 2014. The Taipei Cycle d&i awards, an annual competition is hosted by the TAITRA and the TBA and organized by iF Design Asia Ltd.

Innovation and design quality

The entries should feature innovation and design quality in particular and not have been on the market for more than two years at the time of the show. Entries will be accepted in these four categories:

  1. Bicycles
  2. Components + Parts
  3. Accessories
  4. E-Bikes + Pedelecs

Young enterprise competition

For the first time a special prize for young entrepreneurs in the cycling industry, the “Gold Award – Young Enterprise” will be awarded. A company founded after 1 January 2011 will be selected to receive this special award, which aims to encourage young entrepreneurs to compete on the international market with innovative design achievements.

Criteria

An international panel of experts will judge the entries received in Taipei on 15 January 2015. The criteria for the Taipei Cycle d&i awards are: degree of innovation/creativity, design quality, workmanship, choice of material, environmental friendliness, functionality, utility, safety, ergonomics and universal design.

For more information, contact:
iF Design Asia Ltd.
kimberly.liu@ifdesign.tw

The 2015 Taipei Cycle Show will take place for March 18 – 21.

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