30 September 2019.





SZIDF 2019 Gadget Design Award

SIDA, the Shenzhen Industrial Design Profession Association, and invite you all to design the official gadget/souvenir for all the attendees of the Shenzhen International Industrial Design Fair 2019.

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The 7th edition of the Shenzhen International Industrial Design Fair (SZIDF) will take place on November 03rd-05th 2019. The gadget/souvenir shall be a NON-technological product. The winner will be selected by a jury consisting of high-level representatives of SIDA and Desall. The official award ceremony will be held in Shenzhen on the night of Nov 3rd 2019. The winner will be given the opportunity to showcase her/his own works at the fair with a free stand.

– For the correct realization of your proposals, keep into consideration the guidelines in the brief document.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Design.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

Contest timeline.

  • Upload phase: 1st August 2019 – 30th September 2019 (1:59 PM UTC).
  • Community Vote: 30th September 2019 – 7th October 2019 (1:59 PM UTC).
  • Jury Vote: from 30th September 2019.
  • Winner announcement: by the end of October 2019 on
  • Award ceremony: 3rd November 2019, during the SZIDF designers night in Shenzhen.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Participation is free of charge and open to designers and creative talents of any nationality aged 18 years or older.
  • Participants can present one or more projects, but only the projects published on the web site, via the upload page related to “SZIDF 2019 Gadget Design Award” will be accepted.

To know more details about the material used and the guidelines, check this link.

Opportunity Cost



  • International round-trip flight tickets + 4 nights at quasi five-star hotel + airport pick-up & drop-off.
  • 6m x 6m standard booth + booth setup (in addition to the products and works of the winner, the booth may also host materials regarding Desall and the award).
  • Product prototype.
  • One onsite bilingual (English-Chinese) assistant.
  • One advertising page in the SZIDF catalogue.
  • One page image-text presentation ads on SZIDF website for two years.
  • Promotion in SZIDF community.
  • Networking opportunities with design masters and design leaders.
  • Free pass to all the concurrent forums and workshops.
  • Award ceremony during the designers night of SZIDF on Nov 3rd 2019.
  • All travel and accommodation expenses are covered by the organisation, including other services specified in the Award paragraph.

The services offered for the award are equal to about EUR 11,000.

How to Apply

First Step: Read the brief.

Second Step: Download the material files.

Third Step: Sign up and Upload your design by clicking on the upload putton on the site.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Abd El-hamid Zaghloul/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Hesham Galal / Egypt

” Nada Ahmed / Egypt “
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team