Research at AIIT

Master Program of Innovation for Design and Engineering

The First AIIT Product Design Contest

 In April 2008, the Advanced Institute of Industrial Technology set up the Master Program of Innovation for Design and Engineering, which aims at training students as designers who integrate design and function to create innovation. To commemorate the establishment of the Master Program of Innovation for Design and Engineering, the Institute has held design competitions with the mission of facilitating a better understanding of our initiatives by scouting for talented students who can produce creative products.

Theme
"Movement"
Application period:
From November 12,2007 to February 14, 2008
Eligibility
*Artworks created by individuals and groups welcomed
1.
Students enrolled in the main or specialist courses at nationwide public (national/municipal) and private specialized vocational high schools.
2.
Students majoring in engineering-related disciplines or design-related subjects at nationwide universities or graduate schools.
Awards Grand Prix
For one artwork (certificate and prize worth \300,000)
Honorable Mention
For several artworks (certificate and prize worth \50,000)

One Grand Prix and two Honorable Mentions were awarded to the following persons at the ceremony held on April 24, 2008.

The First Design Competition

Result
Name
Affiliation(*at time of application)
Title of the artwork
Grand Prix
Yasuhiro Akama
Tokyo Metropolitan College of Technology Fifth grade (Currently, enrolled in Musashino Art University)
Swim cleaner (Air purifier)
Honorable Mention
Jun Hashimoto
Tokyo Metropolitan College of Technology Fifth grade
Farming egg (Information collection product for agricultural management)
Honorable Mention
Naoki Furuhata
Tokyo Metropolitan University Senior student
Smart shopper (A collapsible shopping cart)