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Global Design Competition “Future Design Challenge 2022” Entries Now Open: Call for Ideas from Around the World on the Theme of “Averting A Future Climate Crisis Through The Power Of Engineering”

Tokyo, JAPAN (December 23rd, 2021) – i-PRO Co., Ltd. is proudly announcing to hold “Future Design Challenge,” a global design competition with the 2022 theme of “Averting Future Climate Crises Through The Power Of Engineering.

This international design competition program is to provide opportunities for up-and-coming problem solvers or futurists to win the prestigious award for innovative design excellence. This competition calls upon young, creative and talented engineers and designers around the world, to present their fresh ideas, thoughts, and design.

2021 Theme

“Averting Future Climate Crises Through The Power Of Engineering.


  Application period: 2022.Dec.23 – 2023.Feb.28

  Judging period: 2023.Mar.01 – Mar.16

  Announcement of award winners: 2023.Mar.17


  Future Design Challenge Award (Gold/Silver)

Prize money:

–      Gold – ¥300,000 JPY (Approx. $2,189 USD) for 1 person or 1 group

–      Silver – ¥100,000 JPY (Approx. $730 USD) for 2 persons or 2 groups

i-PRO Japan Tour (Gold Only)


  La Myra Bening, Designer, Gold Award Winner of Future Desing Challenge 2021

  Hironori Iwasaki, Professor at Department of Creative Innovation, Musashino Art University, Business Designer

  Takuma Iwasa, Representative Director and CEO, Shiftall Inc.

  Tomoyuki Hirose, Representative Director and President, Tomoshi Bito inc

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About i-PRO

i-PRO Co., Ltd., is a global leader of advanced sensing technologies in the fields of Intelligent Surveillance, Public Safety, and Industrial/Medical Imaging. Established in 2019, i-PRO was built on a legacy of over 60 years of innovation with Panasonic.