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Extrusioneers Innovation Idea Contest

Thinking outside of the box is required! The Extrusioneers Innovation Contest invites you to submit fresh, sustainable and innovative ideas for plastic processing.

The contest is addressed to professional engineers, students, hobbyists, designers and everyone who is interested in the topic extrusion.

Monetary prizes await winners as well as possible joint further development of the winning ideas.

Objective

The Extrusioneers Innovation Contest is about the generation of new and innovative ideas for plastics processing.

The following questions regarding plastics processing need to be solved:

  • What new products can be produced with extrusion?
  • What new processes or changes can be implemented to the extrusion process?
  • What new machine developments can be deployed in plastics extrusion?

The evaluation criteria are:

  1. Sustainability Impact
  2. Innovativeness (Creativity)
  3. Relevance for extrusion
  4. Quality of description

Prizes

  • 1st prize: €7,000 and the possible joint further development of the idea
  • 2nd prize: €5,000 and the possible joint further development of the idea
  • 3rd prize: €3,000 and the possible joint further development of the idea
  • 4th to 6th prize : €1,000 and the possible joint further development of the idea

Rules

  • The Extrusioneers Innovation Contest is addressed to professional engineers, students, hobbyists, designers and everyone who is interested in the topic extrusion.
  • The minimum age for participation in the Extrusioneers Innovation Contest is 18 at the time of entry.
  • Submitted ideas or technical solutions as well as their embodiments (irrespective of whether these are physical or virtual) (jointly referred to as “contest contribution”) may not yet be in production or be marketed or have been marketed in any other way.

How to enter?

In order to participate in the contest, you have to register on the official website. Once you’re registered follow the instructions on the official website to submit your idea.