To turn the fantastic ideas into reality and let the innovation vitality compete with generate. Yesterday morning, the 2019 "Mayor's Cup" Dalian Industrial Design Competition was successfully concluded in the World Expo Plaza. A number of innovative works that practice the spirit of craftsmen, are full of humanistic care, and pay attention to the people's livelihood won awards. Tan Chengxu, deputy secretary of CPC Committee of Dalian and mayor, presented the award to the winners, encouraging everyone to break the rules, dare to innovate and be good at innovation, to pursue excellence in overcoming difficulties, to achieve dreams in continuous innovation and to forge the future. Shi Yuan, CPPCCStateCouncilcounsellors, Shi Dinghuan, Chairman of the World Green Design Organization, Zhu Hongren, former chief engineer of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, executive vice president and chairman of China Enterprise Confederation, and China Entrepreneurs Association, Li Bingren, former chief economist of the Ministry of Housing and Construction and executive deputy director of the Science and Technology Commission, Zeng Bo,memberof theStanding Committeeof DalianMunicipal Party Committee, Director of the ManagementCommittee of Dalian High-tech Zone, attended the award ceremony. Jin Guowei, deputy mayor, delivered a speech. Zhao Weiguo, vice president of the China Industrial Design Association, read out the winners of the "Mayor's Cup" Dalian Industrial Design Competition.
The "Mayor's Cup" Dalian Industrial Design Competition is jointly sponsored by Dalian Municipal People's Government and China Industrial Design Association, aimed to build a platform for innovation and exchange in the design industry, create a good environment for innovation and design, and promote the development of the design industry in Dalian and the northeast region. It is the highest competition in the industrial design field in the northeast region and an important platform for innovation and exchange in the domestic industrial design industry. It has won unanimous praise and wide participation from the domestic design community. Since the "Mayor's Cup" was named for the first time in 2013, it has been successfully held for 6 sessions and has received over 14,700 entries, with 14 first prize winners, 42 second prize winners, 72 third prize winners, 169 excellent prize winners and newcomers. The theme of this competition is "Transforming the Design Innovation Industry into a Smart Future". It is widely solicited from design enterprises, manufacturing enterprises, college students and free designers from all over the world. A total of 3,460 entries have been received, an increase of 8% over the same period of last year. After strict and fair evaluation, two first prize winners, six second prize winners, ten third prize winners, 90 excellent prize winners and five special organization prizes of Production Award and Ideal Award were selected respectively.
At the scene, Tan Chengxu had a cordial exchange with the winners and asked them in detail about the design concept of the winning works. We hope that everyone will continue to maintain the courage to innovate with determination, the vigor to be vigorous and upward, the ambition to strive for success and the courage to be the first, inherit and carry forward the spirit of the craftsman who strives for perfection, so that every innovative cell will become active and more creative products will emerge. Tan Chengxu said that Dalian Municipal Party Committee and Dalian Municipal People's Government will continue to create a strong atmosphere of advocating innovation, daring to break through, encouraging success and tolerating failure with preferential policies, good environment and sincere service, so that innovative talents can have a display platform and the value of innovation can be fully demonstrated.