Better Living Challenge

How to enter

What you need to do to enter the Better Living Challenge

Fill in the entry form

  • The ENTRY FORM will be available online from FRIDAY 14th MARCH.
  • Hard copies of the ENTRY FORM can be collected from the CCDI from FRIDAY 14th MARCH.

Sign the acceptance of the Better Living Challenge T’s & C’s

  • The ENTRY FORM includes an IP clause which you will be required to sign before you enter the Better Living Challenge. In entering you agree that all the IP contained in your entry is within public domain.

Supply supporting materials

If you are submitting an EXISTING solution you will be required to:

  • Submit a written description describing your solution.
  • Submit photos/renders/sketches of your product/service/system. These must be laid out on a maximum of 2 x A3 sheets with accompanying captions.
  • If your solution is accepted as a finalist you will be required to provide the Challenge organisers with a sample for the Showcase exhibition space.

If you are submitting a NEW solution / concept you will be required to:

  • Submit a written description describing your solution
  • Submit photos/renders/sketches of your product/service/system. These must be laid out on a maximum of 2 x A3 sheets with accompanying captions. If you are submitting a product idea you are required to submit images of a basic prototype. This can be made out of basic materials. Should you need assistance in developing a prototype please contact the Product Support space at CCDI
    (www.capecraftanddesigninstitute.co.za / tel: 021 461 1488)
  • If your product entry is accepted as a finalist for the Showcase you will then be required to submit an exhibition-quality prototype
  • Full criteria for supporting material will be available 14 March.

You will be required to submit the following information in the entry form

  • Describe what makes your solution innovative? How does it differ from similar existing solutions?
  • What human need does your solution answer? What research have you done to uncover this need. What input did you get from users? What user-testing and feedback did you carry out?
  • Tell us about how you considered sustainable design principles in the design / manufacture of your solution.
  • Present a business plan indicating your solution is affordable to the target market.

*Please refer to the JUDGING CRITERIA

The ENTRY FORM will be available online from FRIDAY 14th MARCH.