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Win up to $6,000 in the Cradle to Cradle Product Design ChallengeDecember 1st, 2015

Cradle to Cradle Product Design Challenge, Cradle to Cradle, Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, Autodesk, product design competition, sustainable product design, elimination of waste, AutoDesk Fusion 360, circular economy,

Are you ready to join the design revolution towards 100% clean energy and elimination of waste? Submit your innovative eco-friendly product ideas to the Cradle to Cradle Product Design Challenge and you could win up to USD $6,000. Open to students and professionals, the international competition will award a cash prize of $2,000 to winners in each of the four categories: Best Student Project, Best Young Professional Project, Best Use of AutoDesk Fusion 360, and Best Use of Aluminum. The challenge was created to “tackle the issue of waste by encouraging designers to select materials that can be perpetually cycled to fuel growing global economies and to design for next use phase.” Participants are eligible to submit their design after completing a free 2-hour online course about designing Cradle to Cradle Certified Products. The deadline for submissions is December 1, 2015.

December 1st, 2015

December 1st, 2015



A cash prize of USD $2,000 will be awarded in each of the four categories. The winner of the Fusion 360 prize will also receive a full pass to Autodesk University, an annual gathering of design, engineering and manufacturing professionals for a week of learning and networking. If the design proves worthy, judges could declare a participant winner in up to three categories, awarding the victor USD $6,000.


Submissions are due December 1, 2015 and winners will be announced in January 2016. Participants are eligible to submit their design after completing the free 2-hour, online course Designing Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Products for the Circular Economy. The course and challenge are made possible with the generous support of Alcoa Foundation, whose focus areas include finding solutions to improve the environment through sustainable design.


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