Get smart in packaging

1. Category and title application

Title of my application*

I want to submit an application in one of the following categories (indicate only one category):*

2. General information

Company*

Name contact person*

First name contact person*

Address (street and n°)*

Postal code*

City*

Land*

Phone n°*

Mobile n°

E-mail*

Website*

Company number*

* Mandatory field

3. Evaluation criteria

Circularity / Sustainability

  • An LCA study was conducted (CO2, water, energy) - documentable
  • The design facilitates sorting and recycling (shape, material compatibility)
  • The packaging contains recycled materials
  • The packaging has been developed to integrate into an existing recycling stream
  • The packaging is reusable and remplaces a single use packaging (documentable)
  • The packaging avoids product waste (dosing function/ability to completely empty the packaging, …)
  • The packaging allows to reduce enery/water consumption during the production process (« green energy », water purification, new energy-saving technologies, waste reduction, …)

Question: How sustainable is your product/packaging? Motivate your answer taking into account the abovementioned criteria (max 500 characters)

Innovating Character

  • New packaging with a clearly innovative character
  • Creative use of materials that are easy to recycle as a whole or in part
  • Creative design that contributes to the commercial success of the product
  • Wow factor (an exceptionally impressive packaging from a qualitative point of view or design)
  • Use of new materials or production technologies

Question: How innovative is your product/packaging? Motivate your answer taking into account the abovementioned criteria (max 500 characters)

Functionality

  • Design appreciated by the user because of its ease of use (opening, handling, ...)
  • Innovative design/material that helps protect the product (during transport, use, …)
  • Innovative design/material that helps preserve the product (hygiene, preservation, …)

Question: To what extent is product/packaging innovative from a functional point of view? Motivate your answer taking into account the abovementioned criteria (max 500 characters)

Logistics

  • Optimizing the transport configuration (more goods per pallet, intelligent use of secondary and tertiary packaging, …)
  • Smart packaging solutions to avoid mobility problems

Question: How innovative are the logistic activities related to your product ? Motivate your answer taking into account the abovementioned criteria (max 500 characters)

Communication

  • Sustainability as a corporate culture (charter, …) - documentable
  • The user receives more information - on the packaging - through pictograms or clear texts, via smartphone (QR code, NFC, …). Examples of additional information : legislation, sorting correctly, life-style, games, ….
  • Interactive website with additional information about the product or packaging
  • Examples of additional information : legislation, sorting correctly, life-style, games, ….
  • The complete packaging concept (shape, graphic design, …) is used to convince consumers of the product quality
  • Additional efforts to help the community with sorting, recycling (organisation of info sessions, actions to collect litter, …)

Question: To what extent do you communicate about the sustainability of your product/packaging? Motivate your answer taking into account the abovementioned criteria (max 500 characters)

4. Documentation and photos

To complete your application, we kindly ask you to :

  • Send 3 samples of the packaging/product by post or courier to the following address*:

    GET SMART (IN) PACKAGING AWARDS
    c/o Fost Plus
    A l'attention de Nicolas Egri
    Avenue des Olympiades 2
    1140 Evere

    **For non-perishable products, samples should be received no later than June 30, 2019. For perishable products, the deadline is July 31, 2019.
    You can also submit your application whithout sending the packaging/products. Note however, that this may affect the idea the jury has to form of your packaging/product and may result in a less accurate evaluation of the packaging/product.

    PS: If your parcel is too large, please contact Fost Plus in advance : nicolas.egri@fostplus.be or by phone at 02/775.03.50

  • Upload photos of the product

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    Please send at least one photo



  • Upload additional documentation that may facilitate the evaluation
  • If you wish, you can add additional documentation (in pdf)

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    Max. size file : 2MB



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