The 1st 2017 Ergonomic Design Awards(EDA) implementation notice

“ACED Design Award” aims to improve international competitiveness of products and to maximize consumer satisfaction. This award is intended to identify and assess successful cases of product development, ergonomically designed products, and safely designed workplaces, which improved convenience, safety, and affective factors in perspective of human factors and ergonomics. This award aims to develop an innovative process of evaluating and design products, by implementing design certification with GPD(Good Public Design).

1. Award schedules

Products and R&D products targeting international consumers

Judging and selecting institute : ACED

Judging process : Primary document examination, Secondary reviewer evaluation and final evaluation.

2. Judging Method

Application period : 2017.02.06.(Mon) ~ 2017.3.10.(Fri.)

Judging period : 2017.04.03.(Primary document examination)

2017.4.17.~2017.5.06. (Sat) (Secondary reviewer evaluation)

Result announcement and awards : ACED Conference in June 1st, 2017

3. Award schedules

Specified application form and verification materials (less than 20 pages) : 5 copies

Entry submission fee ($ ##/charging per product)

Secondary reviewer evaluation fee (Conglomerates : $ ##, SME/SMB(Small and medium-sized Enterprise/Business) : $ ##)

* Secondary reviewer evaluation fee is limited to the product passing the primary document examination

4. Required documents

Write the application and submit it by e-mail to ACED office.

5. how to apply

6. Contact Us

Address: Bldg. 39-338, 1 Gwanak-ro, Gwanak-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Person in Charge: Myung Hwan Yun

Tel : +82-02-885-1403

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