The SMC BMC DESIGN AWARD 2017 is the 1st international Design Competition, organized by the EUROPEAN ALLIANCE for SMC BMC recognizing and promoting design excellence across a wide array of industries and disciplines conducted annually by students Designers or Young professionals (less than 3 years of experience) using advanced materials in the sector of SMC and BMC.

The SMC BMC DESIGN AWARD are intended to reinforce that SMC and BMC are innovative, versatile, cost effective and safe materials, used in products that make significant beneficial contributions to individual consumers and society. Innovations entered into the SMC BMC DESIGN AWARD shall be judged by an independent panel of expert Jury.

The SMC BMC DESIGN AWARD offers entrants an opportunity to promote their SMC BMC related innovation. The SMC BMC DESIGN AWARD is designed to boost innovation by providing winners with support to fund research and development, marketing studies or collaboration with universities or research institutes to help bring their innovations to market.

The Award will present winning entries with a total amount of €10.000:

  • Gold Award (includes cash price from a total pay-out of €10.000)
  • Silver Award
  • Bronze Award

The SMC BMC DESIGN AWARD 2017 will culminate in an Award Ceremony on 19/21 September 2017 @COMPOSITES EUROPE in Germany (Stuttgart).
The SMC BMC EUROPEAN ALLIANCE will sponsor traveling and accommodation costs for maximum two persons representing the award teams for the Award Ceremony in Stuttgart. Participants will be granted free access to the Composites Europe tradeshow in Stuttgart.