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WTTDC

 Introduction
About WTTDC
ShanghaiTex 2019 invites all tertiary students and young designers to design a piece of smart textile product that can improve people's lives and participate in the first Wearable Technology X Textile Design Competition.
Participants are required to finish online registration and submit a design summary online by 23 Aug 2019. 5 teams of finalists will be invited to attend the final presentation and awards ceremony at the 19th International Exhibition on Textile Industry (ShanghaiTex 2019) on 27 Nov 2019 in Shanghai, PR China.
"To design a piece of smart textile product to improve people's lives, through Integration of wearable technology and textiles."
The judging panels will be made up of institute professor, designer, wearable technology company, and textile machinery company.
* All entries must be original, not copy the works of others, offenders will be disqualified.
All participants of the finalists will be awarded a certificate issued by the organizer.
Champion: RMB 8000
1st Runner Up: RMB 5000
2nd Runner Up: RMB 3000
Note 1: The organizer will retain the final decision.
Note 2: Final work from finalists will be invited to exhibit at ShanghaiTex 2019.
 Application Guidelines
Who are eligible to apply?
The award is open to all students from universities or tertiary institutions, as well as designers from textile, fashion, product, electronic, engineering or other fields from all around the world to participate in the competition. Please note the following rules
  • Any group of 2 to 5 people can apply as a team.
  • Members of the team are not confined to the same university or institution.
  • All participating students should be aged from 18 to 35 years old (as of 23 Aug 2019)
*Subject to the Rules and Regulations of the Award
Date
Activities
Phase I
Date
3 Jun 2019
Activities
Open for registration
 
Date
23 Aug 2019
Activities
Deadline of (1) Online Registration & (2) Design Summary Submission
 
Date
6 Sep 2019
Activities
Announcement of Phase II entries
Phase II
Date
18 Oct 2019
Activities
Deadline of Submission of (1) PPT proposal (Max. 25 slides) and (2) Video (Max. 2 mins)
 
Date
25 Oct 2019
Activities
Announcement of 5 Finalists
Phase III
Date
27 Nov 2019
Activities
AM: Finalists' presentation and final assessment PM: Sharing sessions by judges + Award Presentation Ceremony
Phase I
To apply, please submit the following items before the
Application Deadline (23 Aug 2019)
01
 
Completed Application Form
02
 
One Design Summary written in English
to introduce the basic ideas of the proposal
 
Remarks
In your email, please attach the above two documents
Email subject as : WTTDC 2019 Application_YourProjectName
(e.g. WTTDC 2019 Application_TheSmartSocks)
Submit to:textile@adsale.com.hkon or before 23 Aug 2019, 23:59pm (GMT+8)
Phase II
Teams that are selected to enter Phase II (to be announced by 6 Sep 2019) should prepare the below to illustrate your project:
Deadline (18 Oct 2019)
01
 
One comprehensive PowerPoint presentation
– Max. 25 slides
02
 
One Video
– Max. 2 mins
 
Remarks
In your email, please attach the above two documents
Email subject as : WTTDC 2019 Application_YourProjectName
(e.g. WTTDC 2019 Application_TheSmartSocks)
Submit to textile@adsale.com.hk on or before 18 Oct 2019, 23:59pm (GMT)
Phase III
5 Teams will be selected to enter final presentation in Shanghai.
(to be announced by 25 Oct 2019)
The top 5 teams will be invited to attend the final presentation of proposal in front of the Judging Panel at Shanghai New International Expo Center (Shanghai Pudong) during The 19th International Exhibition on Textile Industry.
(Tentatively scheduled to be in 27 Nov 2019)
 
Final Presentation
15 mins of presentation + 5 mins Q & A session, in English
 
Remarks
*At least one representative of each team should participate on the event on 27 Nov 2019 in Shanghai. For teams that fail to attend will be regarded as automatically abstained.
*Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan and overseas participants can apply subsidy for transportation and accommodation from the organizer (RMB 2000 per participant at maximum)
1.All entrants of the 2nd Wearable Technology X Textile Design Competition - WTTDC 2019 (hereafter "WTTDC 2019") must be students aged 18 - 35 (by application deadline 23 August 2019) .
2.Entrants to WTTDC 2019 must apply individually or as a team of up to 5 persons. Members of the team are not confined to the same unit, university or institution. Each person is allowed for one entry only.
3.Each entrant must use his/her true identity according to the personal details on his/her HKID or Passport. If the entrant is involved in any misrepresentation of information or falsification of documents, his/her participating team will be disqualified. The organizers of the WTTDC 2019 (The Organizer) reserve the right to pursue the matter in court/in a court of law.
4.The Organizer reserves the right to request all entrants to present identity proof of his/her personal identity.
5.All entrants must follow the required format for the submission of abstract and upload of proposal. No late entries will be admitted and entries not following the required formats will be disqualified.
6.Entrants should warrant that the proposal does not violate Copyright Ordinance or infringe Intellectual Property Rights of any parties. If any actions of Copyright Ordinance violation or Intellectual Property Rights infringement are involved, the entrant will be disqualified with immediate effect and the Organizer will not be liable for any rights infringement.
7.All entrants must warrant that the proposal is original and independently created without plagiarism and has not been published or submitted to other competitions.
8.All entries will be assessed by the Judging Panel. The Judging Panel will determine award list and winning team according to the assessment criteria listed on this website and professional advice of all members of the Judging Panel. The Judging Panel reserves the right of final decision on entry assessment and award list.
9.The Entrants should grant on a gratuitous basis free of any fee to the Organizer the right to use, edit and publish the proposal submitted for WTTDC 2019 for promotion purpose or public exhibition (including but not limited to website).
10.If any entrant or any member of the team does not observe, disobeys or violates the above listed rules, the Organizer reserves the right to disqualify the participating team and revoke the results and WTTDC 2019 prizes and cash prizes. The Organizer reserves the right of final decision on eligibility for enrolment and prizes.
11.The Organizers reserve all rights to amend the rules and regulations, program and schedule of WTTDC 2019 without prior notice. If there are any amendments, the organizers will publish details on the event website and inform participating teams the important amendments via email.
12.If there is any inconsistency or ambiguity between the English version and the Chinese version, the English version shall prevail.
13.The Organizers reserve the right of final decision on any dispute and on the above rules and regulations.
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