On the morning of May 6, under the guidance of China Bicycle Association, the awarding ceremony of "Golden-Thill Design Award - The Second Chinese ‘7³Cup’ International Personal Transport Tools Innovative Design Competition" was held in National Exhibition and Convention Center(Shanghai), which sponsored by the National Bicycle Industry Information Center, Shanghai Municipal Education Commission Science and Technology Development Center and Shanghai Municipal Science and Technology Commission and co-operated by SPCCD .
The competition was launched in February this year. It attracted 178 universities, 88 design units and free designers from 24 provinces and municipalities to participate actively. The competition is divided into student group and social group, which under two categories of vehicle and others. The competition received 1217 entries and the works was displayed in the form of posters and physical models, which directly show the creativity, practicability and commercial value.
Speech by Yu Tao, President of Shanghai Polytechnic University
It is reported that relevant works will under application process after the competition, and enterprises, universities and social capital will be connected to promote the industrialization of these innovative achievements. Developed manufacturing resources of transport tools in the Yangtze River Delta will be introduced to find an effective market for innovative design achievements. At the same time, the award-winning works will have long-term display in the 7 Cube Science and Technology Park. It will select works with market value and implement product incubation, transformation and industrialization, in order to provide strong support for the achievements application process.