Following a well-established tradition, MunichExpo Veranstaltungs GmbH once again offers the prestigious MATERIALICA Design + Technology Award. The competition is open to designers, materials suppliers, developers, engineers, and producers. Students can apply for the Student Award that is endowed with €1,500. The price is awarded for outstanding innovative, creative or engineering achievements in the categories Materials, Surfaces, Products, and CO2 Efficiency. Particular attention is paid to the areas of Aerospace, Automotive, Mechanical Engineering, Medical Engineering, Power Engineering as well as Sports and Technical Consumer Goods. All winning entries will be presented to the visitors for the entire duration of the MATERIALICA Design Show from 18 to 20 October, 2011. Application deadline for the award is Thursday, 30 June, 2011.
“We have already received the first submissions”, says Robert Metzger, Managing Director at MunichExpo Veranstaltungs GmbH, organizer of the Award and member of the jury. "In 2011 we advertise the award for the 9th time running. Each year we are truly impressed by the immense resourcefulness shown by the participants. I am sure that this is once again going to be a thrilling jury meeting.”