Rules

The Innovation Prize for Vertical Farming 2016, sponsored by Illumitex will reward an interdisciplinary student team for the most innovative and viable concept designed. This competition and its prizes aim to encourage the winning teams to develop vertical farms and also educate the global community of the challenges and opportunities of this emerging technology.

 

Teams must adhere to the following rules and policies in order to remain eligible for this incentive prize competition. Failure to adhere to these rules may result in disqualification, which will be determined by AVF staff.

 

The Association for Vertical Farming, Illumitex, and the contest manager Thought For Food, all reserve the right to utilize milestone submissions, first and last names’ of team members, team names, and images, with appropriate consent form the team, as marketing materials to be shared on social media and other marketing formats. Teams can download the Media Consent Form here.

Teams must adhere to the aforementioned rules and policies in order to remain eligible for this incentive prize competition. Failure to adhere to these rules may result in disqualification, which will be determined upon by the AVF staff.

Disputes

 

All prize, judging, and relevant disputes will be handled directly by the Association for Vertical Farming. Any and/all questions related to any dispute, issue, concern, etc. should be sent to award@vertical-farming.net.

Marketing

 

Originality

 

Limitations

The Association for Vertical Farming, Illumitex, and and the contest manager Thought For Food, all reserve the right to utilize milestone submissions, first and last names’ of team members, team names, and images, with appropriate consent form the team, as marketing materials to be shared on social media and other marketing formats. Teams can download the Media Consent Form here.

Projects and designs must be free of any illegal infringement or activity, and all appropriate sources must be cited. Each team is responsible for ensuring their submission legally complies with all appropriate copyright, trademark, and ownership laws.

Current staff and direct personnel from the Association For Vertical Farming, Illumitex, Thought For Food, and the German Technology and Entrepreneurship Center (GTEC) personnel are not allowed to enter the competition.