Future designers and engineers will play a big part in solving 21st century problems with clean technology and sustainable design. In leading the change to integrate sustainability into the learning process, Autodesk is proud to sponsor this year's Shell Eco-marathon Eco-Design Award.
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Read judge Adam Menter's blog entry about the 2011 Eco-Design Award winners here.
About the 2011 Eco-Design Award
Presented to the team that creates a design that contributes to the fuel efficiency of the vehicle and incorporates recycled and/or eco-friendly materials into the vehicle and production process.
In addition to the trophy and US$1,000 prize money, Autodesk is pleased to offer interested finalists free technical consulting and software support for their entries in 2012.
April 7: Americas
April 15: Europe
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