Wif Design Challenge

31. jaanuar, 2012

wif_design_challengeAs part of the Wif Interactive Design Festival, which takes place in Limoges from 29 to 31 May, the Limousin Economic and Cultural Development Agency (AVEC Limousin) is, in tandem with the Agency for the Promotion of Industrial Design (APCI), launching a competition aimed at identifying, encouraging and supporting innovative projects.

For the Wif Design Challenge, international teams made up of 2 to 4 competitors (students or professionals) will have a set amount of time (24 hours) to imagine and develop an interface prototype relating on topics related to the challenges faced by digital society. The purpose of the Wif Design Challenge is to highlight how interactive design can be a factor of economic, cultural and social innovation. Successful projects may get backing to start up companies in the Limousin region.

2 stages : pre-selection and final

2 parts : online pre-selection, which will take place on 16 and 17 March 2012, and a final in Limoges on 29 and 30 May. Teams will work on two set topics, which will be announced when online pre-selection is launched and at kick-off in the final.


Prizes up to 5 000 € by team

For each category

  • 1st prize: €5,000
  • 2nd prize: €2,500
  • 3rd prize: €1,250
  • Intercultural prize: €1,000
  • Crowd prize: €1,000
  • Regional prize: €1,000

Regulations and more info here