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Comprehensive Special Competition of the 11th “Governor Cup” Industrial Design Competition of Guangdong Province

2022-05-20

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The information session of the 11th “Governor Cup” Industrial Design Competition of Guangdong Province in Macao was successfully held at USJ on May 13, 2022.



The information session of the 11th “Governor Cup” Industrial Design Competition of Guangdong Province in Macao was successfully held at the Don Bosco Auditorium of the University of Saint Joseph in Macao on May 13, 2022. This activity was strongly supported by the University of Saint Joseph (USJ), a member of Hundred Design Universities Alliance. The person in charge of Hundred Design Universities Alliance introduced the competition and gave guidance to the universities, business associations and designers in Macao. Prof. Carlos Sena Caires, the dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at USJ, Liu Peng, Faculty of Humanities and Arts at Macau University of Science and Technology, Ya-Long Xing, Faculty of Innovation and Design at City University of Macau, Vincent Ho, the president of Association for Talent Development in the Creative and Cultural Industries of Macao, Emil Ip, the director general of Association for Talent Development in the Creative and Cultural Industries of Macao, Siu Kai Tong, the president of Macau Product Design Association, Lei Hou Keong, the vice president of Macau Designers Association and other guests attended the event.

With the theme of “New Design, New Development and New Pattern”, this year’s “Governor Cup” Industrial Design Competition focuses on the construction of strategic industrial clusters in Guangdong, strives to enhance the innovation capacity of industrial design, further promotes the internationalization and market-oriented development of the competition, and actively builds the brand of “Guangdong Design”, to support and serve the high-quality development of manufacturing industry in Guangdong. The competition is open to the public, and any domestic or foreign company, institution, college, team or individual can sign up for the competition. The competition is divided into three stages: preliminary, semi-final and final competition. In the end, according to the three categories of product group, concept group and industry group, a total of 30 awards including diamond, gold, silver and bronze will be awarded, and several awards including the Most Innovative Award, the Most Popular Award, the Most Commercial Potential Award and Green Design Award will be given. 

The competition is sponsored by the Department of Industry and Information Technology of Guangdong Province and organized by Guangdong University of Technology. The Hundred Design Universities Alliance supports the work of comprehensive special competition. The participating designers can log on to the official website of the 11th “Governor Cup” Industrial Design Competition (https://gcup.gdut.edu.cn) to register for the competition.

The guest list for this event is as follows:

  • Prof Carlos Sena Caires, University of Saint Joseph Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Dean
  • Jing Chunying, Hundred Design Universities Alliance, Sponsor
  • Liu Peng, Macau University of Science and Technology Faculty of Humanities and Arts, Assistant Professor
  • Ya-Long Xing, City University of Macau Faculty of Innovation and Design, Assistant Professor
  • Lin Jiahua, Beijing Institute of Technology, Zhuhai, Design Lecturer
  • Vincent Ho, Association for Talent Development in the Creative and Cultural Industries of Macao, President
  • Emil Ip, Association for Talent Development in the Creative and Cultural Industries of Macao, Director General
  • Lei Hou Keong, Macau Designers Association, Vice President 
  • Siu Kai Tong, Macau Product Design Association, President
  • Karson Wong, Malaysian Industrial Designer
  • Chang Heng Wa, 3D Photographer
  • Chang Tin Lan, Design Teacher
  • Kuok Wai, University of Saint Joseph, PhD Student in Design
  • Lei Chon Po, University of Macau, Design Postgraduate
  • Chio Im Sao, University of Macau, Design Postgraduate