|When:||Wednesday, May 30, 2012|
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
|Where:||Ford Motor Company Engineering Design Center, ITW classroom (1.350)
2133 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208 map it
|Audience:||- Faculty/Staff - Student - Public|
|Contact:||Debbie Ann Labedz
|Group:||Segal Design Institute|
|Category:||Lectures & Meetings|
Attention all designers, engineers, and problem solvers!
The Segal Design Institute at Northwestern is hosting representatives from the James Dyson Foundation to present information about the 2012 James Dyson Award.
The James Dyson Award will be presented to the student whose work best demonstrates the ability to think differently and create a much needed product that works better. The international panel of judges will be looking for a project that:
-demonstrates a significant and practical purpose, offering real benefits to the end user
-is designed with sustainability in mind
-is ideally a owkring prototype
-is commercially viable
The international winner of the James Dyson Award and his/her university department will each receive a £10,000 prize (or local currency equivalent). Two runners-up will receive £2,000 each and a national winner in each country will be awarded £1,000.
Who can enter?
The James Dyson Award is open to product design, industrial design and engineering students (or graduates within 4 years of graduation) from the following countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, UK, and USA.
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