Frequently Asked Questions

Any creative soul can participate. You can participate in the competition either individually, in a team, or both. If you wish to participate as a group, your team can have max four members. 
The registration and digital entry submission opens 1 September 2020 and closes 25 October 2020 at 9:00 CET on this website. After that, the 50 best will be provided with a material kit to create and deliver a physical mockup by 15 January 2021. Then the jury will evaluate the physical mock-ups, and the awards will be granted in March 2021.

First of all, you need to be registered on the competition website. Second, you submit a digital mock-up. Name your entry, add images and describe your idea in words. Mention which material you intend to use (choose one of contest materials). Upload images as a jpg or png file (minimum size 1024 x 574 pixels, resolution 72 ppi). Please also include a structural design blueprint as a pdf file. You can also add a video link (optional). When finished, submit your entry before the deadline 25 September 2020. 

From all of the digital entry submissions, the top 50 will be chosen and notified by email in November 2020. You will be asked to respond to that email in a week, and then you will receive a material kit from Stora Enso sent to the address you have provided when registering to the competition. You must deliver a physical mock-up for the final judgement by the jury before the deadline 15 January 2021.
A Public Choice Award of EUR 3 000 will be granted to the design that gets most votes in the public voting on this website. The jury will grant the following awards: 1st prize EUR 5 000, 2nd prize EUR 3 000 and 3rd prize EUR 2 000. All submitted digital entries will compete for the Public Choice Award. The 50 best who will need to deliver a physical mock-up, will compete for the awards to be granted by the jury.

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Thank you for your interest in Recreate Packaging by Stora Enso. The competition has been encouraging and awarding creativity and excellence in packaging design since 2012. It serves as a platform for innovation and challenges designers across the world to create sustainable packaging solutions based on renewable and recyclable materials with low carbon footprint, replacing plastic and other non-renewable materials.

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