i-PRO Future Design Challenge was born out of both btrax and i-PRO’s belief in the power of design to solve problems. This competition calls upon young, creative and talented engineers and designers around the world, to present their fresh ideas, thoughts, designs on the theme of “solving crimes in a future society where technology has become too advanced”.
Solving crimes in a future society where technology has become too advanced
Application Period, Results Announcement Date
・Application period: 07/08/2021 – 08/31/2021
・Judging period: 09/01/2021 – 10/31/2021
・Result Announcement: 11/18/2021
・Sketches, photos, design files that showcases the concept
・Presentation (could be a presentation report, pitch video, etc.)
*All submissions must be in English
・Bjoern Eichstaedt, Managing Partner and Co-Owner of Storymaker GmbH
・Mariko Nishimura, CEO / Producer of HEART CATCH Inc
・Casey Lau, Co-host of RISE and Web Summit Tokyo
・Brandon K. Hill, CEO & Founder, btrax, Inc.
・Prize money: ¥300,000 JPY (Approx. $2,700 USD) for 1 person or 1 group, ¥100,000 JPY (Approx. $910 USD) for 2 people or 2 groups
・Meeting with i-PRO engineers for potential prototype creation
・Mentoring sessions with one of the judges
・Featured in media
Organizer & Supporter
・Organizer: Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Co., Ltd.
・Supporter: btrax, Inc.