Organiser

Co-organiser

Organiser

Co-organiser


Organiser

Co-organiser

Awards

Awards & Prizes

Conceptual Design: Academic Section

 

Self Photos / Files - cup-gold

Gold Award

(1 Place)

A trophy and HK$10,000 cash prize

Self Photos / Files - cup-silver

Silver Award

(1 Place)

A trophy and HK$5,000 cash prize

Self Photos / Files - cup-bronze

Bronze Award

(1 Place)

A trophy and HK$3,000 cash prize

Self Photos / Files - badgeMerit Award (5 Places): A certificate and HK$1,000 cash prize

Each student will receive Certificate of Participation for encouragement

 

Conceptual designs of Gold, Silver and Bronze Award winners will be produced as prototypes by the Organiser, and stand a chance of displaying in the product exhibitions to recognise winners’ outstanding performance and promote innovative water saving devices. The prototypes will be gifted to winners upon the completion of exhibitions as reward and encouragement.

 

Original Product: Professional Section

 

Self Photos / Files - cup-gold

Gold Award

(1 Place)

A trophy and Gold Award logo*

Self Photos / Files - cup-silver

Silver Award

(1 Place)

A trophy and Silver Award logo*

Self Photos / Files - cup-bronze

Bronze Award

(1 Place)

A trophy and Bronze Award logo*

Self Photos / Files - badgeMerit Award (3 Places): A trophy and Merit Award logo*

Self Photos / Files - badgeBest Innovation Award (1 Place): A trophy and Best Innovation Award logo*

Self Photos / Files - badgeBest Affordable Award (1 Place): A trophy and Best Affordable Award logo*

*The Organiser authorises the use of winner logo on all items relevant to the winning product for promotion and commercial use, including product packaging, promotional materials and websites, etc.

 

Original product of Gold Award winner may be presented as prizes of “Water Saving Competition” to promote the use of water saving devices. The “Water Saving Competition” will be organized by the Organsier in March 2020, which targets all households in Hong Kong and participants will compete on the volume of water conserved, with an aim to strengthen their understanding on the importance of water conservation.

 

^Depending on the quality of entries, the adjudication panel reserves right to revise the awards and places of each award.

 

Additional Rewards

All winning entries may be exhibited in the following means to promote their innovative eco-friendly design concepts, thereby enhancing the reputation and status of the winning designers and even the winning brands in the society:

 

  • The Organiser will publish an “Innovative Water-Efficient Showerhead Design Competition” promotion booklet with details of all winning entries. Publications will be distributed to the public and practitioners in Award Ceremony, exhibitions and other designated venues. Digital version of the publication will also be accessible for all from the official website and websites of other relevant parties.
  • Winning entries will also be published in “Industrialists”, a publication of the Federation of Hong Kong Industries (FHKI) for distribution to FHKI’s members from various sectors.
  • Media will be invited to report on the Competition and winning entries. Media interview will be arranged for the Gold Award winners.
  • The winning entries will be showcased in local roving exhibitions, as well as in large-scale household exhibitions.

Assessment Criteria & Mechanism

Assessment Criteria

For Academic Section, the adjudication panel will assess the entries according to the following criteria:

Category Criteria Weight of Score

Environmental efficiency

  • Product materials and design concept are eco-friendly and meeting the requirement of energy-saving
  • Effectiveness on water conservation and strengthening environmental awareness of users
  • Sustainability of design

30%

Innovation

  • Innovative design that will lead the product development trend
  • Effectiveness in using new technologies and materials
  • Enhancement of user satisfaction through product design

30%

Appearance

  • Aesthetics of overall design
  • Integration of technology and design
  • Distinctive and balanced design

20%

Practicality

  • Innovative functions and reasonable structure
  • User-friendly and conform with ergonomics
  • Distinctly comfortable and convenient in use
  • Simple and efficient operation; safe and durable
  • Reasonable and feasible design

20%

 

For Professional Section, the adjudication panel will assess the entries according to the following criteria:

Category Criteria Weight of Score

Environmental efficiency

  • Product materials and design concept are eco-friendly and meeting the requirement of energy-saving
  • Effectiveness on water conservation and strengthening environmental awareness of users
  • Sustainability of design

30%

Innovation

  • Innovative design concept that will lead the product development trend
  • Effectiveness in using new technologies and materials
  • Enhancement of user satisfaction through product design

20%

Appearance

  • Aesthetics of overall design
  • Integration of technology and design
  • Distinctive and balanced design

20%

Practicality

  • Innovative functions and reasonable structure
  • User-friendly and conform with ergonomics
  • Distinctly comfortable and convenient in use
  • Simple and efficient operation; safe and durable
  • Reasonable and feasible design

20%

Marketability

  • Affordable price
  • Product functions are value for money

10%

 

The entry with the highest score in “Innovation” and “Marketability” will receive the “Best Innovation Award” and “Best Affordable Award” respectively.

 

Entrants are required to follow the decisions from the adjudication panel. In case of any disputes of the Competition, the Organiser and adjudication panel reserve the final decision and entrants shall raise no objection.

 


 

Assessment Mechanism

  • There will be two phases of assessment, including preliminary selection and the final.

 

Preliminary Selection

  • The Organiser and Co-organiser will conduct a preliminary selection for all qualified entries.
  • 15 entries will be selected from Academic and Professional Sections respectively to enter the final.
  • The Organiser will announce the results of preliminary selection in mid-May on the official competition website and invite the finalists to the final presentation by email.

 

The Final

Adjudication Panel

Director of Water Supplies Department

Mr. WONG Chung-leung, JP

Chairman of Advisory Committee on Water Supplies

Dr. CHAN Hon-fai, BBS

Honorary President of Federation of Hong Kong Industries  

Prof. Daniel CHENG, BBS, MH, JP

Chairman of Hong Kong Design Centre

Prof. Eric YIM, JP

Chief Innovation Officer of Hong Kong Productivity Council

Dr. Lawrence CHEUNG Chi-chong

Head, Department of Architecture, Interior and Product Design of Hong Kong Design Institute

Mr. Daniel CHAN Kwong-yiu

Chairperson of Friends of the Earth (HK) Charity Limited

Mrs. Mei NG, BBS

The organiser reserves the right to change the list of the jury without prior notice.

 

Final Presentation

  • Finalists will be notified by email and invited to the final presentation. Details and requirements of the final presentation will be stated in the email.
  • Finalists shall make a live presentation to the adjudication panel on the entry’s designs, functions, features, environmental elements, etc. Adjudication panel will rate the entries according to the assessment criteria on their design ideas, design layout, and live presentation to select the winners.
  • All finalists are required to send at least one representative for the final presentation.
  • The format of the presentation is open for creativity of the finalists. The presentation should complete within 5 minutes.
  • Entrants may present with Powerpoint slides or video recording. There is no limit on the number of Powerpoint slides, but oral explanatory is required. Video must not be longer than 3 minutes.
  • If finalists would like to present with Powerpoint slides or video, they are required to send the related documents to designated mailbox 3 days prior to the presentation, in order to ensure the files work properly for the presentation.
  • Adjudication panel has the opportunity to raise enquiries based on the entrants’ entries and presentation.
  • The Organiser reserves the right to amend the arrangement for final presentation. All information will subject to the email sent to the finalists.

 

Result Announcement  

Award ceremony will tentatively be held on June 27, 2020 and the Competition result will be announced in the ceremony. The 30 finalists are required to attend the award ceremony.