2020 DIA Announcement
2020 DIA Guidelines for participants
“DIA Award” sets two groups of Product Group and Concept Group. Both Product Group and Concept Group are open to all enterprises, colleges, institutions and individuals. Product Group Entries should be launched on the market within 2 years , for those not in the market should be able to provide full-function prototype before Second Evaluation in this year. Concept Group Entries are not in the market but able to provide its design model before Second Evaluation in this year. All kinds of design such as product, software, service and etc. are open for participation. DIA Committee has the right to adjust the group and categories of entries.
It emphasizes culture as the internal driving force, focusing on the contemporary revival of traditional culture, the realization of design aesthetics and cultural IP value, and the sustainable development of society, etc.; It includes product and service from the fields of souvenirs, stationery, packaging, fashion&clothing, tableware, furniture & lighting, social innovation, etc.
It emphasizes life as the internal driving force, focusing on the wisdom in daily life, the intelligence of living appliances, and the care to vulnerable groups, etc.; It includes products and services from the fields of digital devices, household appliances, kitchen&bathroom, elderly care, mother&baby, toys&musical instrument, sports&leisure, disaster prevention, etc.
It emphasizes production as the internal driving force, focusing on the transformation and upgrading of industrial equipment, strategic development of emerging industries, efficiency optimization of production system, etc.;It includes products and services from the fields of transportation, medical, construction, agricultural & forestry, military, office, mechanical tools, etc.
It emphasizes digital as the internal driving force, focusing on the digital upgrading of agriculture, manufacturing and service industry, etc.; It includes digital products and services from the fields of smart city, smart business, smart medical care, smart education, smart community, industrial Internet, artificial intelligence and block chain application.
The entry categories of Concept Group are same as those of Product Group. The annual theme of Concept Group is “Design Transformation”. Our world is becoming more and more inclusive and complex, and the mission of design is no longer limited in producing but in creating value, including personal value, social value and even the value of changing people’s future. DIA encourages bold innovation and looks forward to exploring the expression form, organization mode and subversive transformation of future design. DIA focuses on the theme of “Design Challenge for COVID-19” , which encourages designers to create and transcend themselves. The crisis will be a driving force for people to consider of design values and innovation transformation in the future. Designing for the world, creating the future.
ENTRY COLLECTION PERIOD AND FEES
DIA accepts entries through both public registration and expert nomination. Public registration entries will be reviewed in Preliminary Evaluation. Expert nomination entries approved by DIA Committee have the access to skip Preliminary Evaluation. To be fair, experts for nominating and judging will work independently. The same entry is not allowed to apply for both Product Group and Concept Group. Participants shall register/login via DIA official website (www.di-award.org).
ENTRY COLLECTION PERIOD AND FEES
Registration system is only open from Jan. 8, 2020 to July 6, 2020(24:00, UTC+8). Late submission will not be accepted. No registration fee will be charged. The logistics, insurance and customs clearance expenses incurred by participants shall be borne by themselves.
Entry Collection—Preliminary Evaluation—Results Announcement—Demo Video Submission—Second Evaluation—Results Announcement—Entry Delivery—Final Evaluation—Award Ceremony—DIA Exhibition
01 Entry Collection Period
Jan. 9, 2020 - July. 6, 2020
02 Preliminary Evaluation
July.13, 2020 - July. 24, 2020
03 Results Announcement
July 27, 2020
04 Demo Video Submission
July. 27, 2020 - Aug. 10, 2020
05 Second Evaluation
Aug. 17, 2020 - Aug. 28, 2020
06 Results Announcement
Aug. 31, 2020
07 Entry Delivery
Sept. 7, 2020 - Oct. 9, 2020
08 Final Evaluation
Oct. 18, 2020 - Oct. 19, 2020
09 Award Ceremony
Oct. 20, 2020
10 DIA Exhibition
Oct. 20, 2020 - Dec. 2020
“DIA Award” sets two groups of Product Group and Concept Group. Product Group sets Gold Award (2 Prizes, 1,000,000RMB/Prize), Silver Award (8 Prizes, 200,000RMB/Prize), Bronze Award (10 Prizes, 100,000RMB/Prize). Concept Group sets Future Talents Award(2 Prizes, 80,000RMB/Prize) and Young Talents Award(8 Prizes, 30,000RMB/Prize). Meanwhile, Honorable Mention (around 300 prizes) will be selected from both Product Group and Concept Group (the actual quantity shall be subject to the evaluation results). Several “Best Organization Award” will be added to commend the organizations that have made outstanding contributions in DIA collection and promotion.
|DIA Award System|
|Product Group ||Concept Group|
(2 Prizes, 1,000,000RMB/Prize)
(8 Prizes, 200,000RMB/Prize)
(10 Prizes, 100,000RMB/Prize)
Future Talents Award
(2 Prizes, 80,000RMB/Prize)
Young Talents Award
(8 Prizes, 30,000RMB/Prize)
|“Best Organization Award”|
DIA INSTRUCTIONS FOR PARTICIPANTS
20120DIA Instructions for Participants