Ideasforward wants to give young creative people from around the world the opportunity to express
their views on the future of societies through their innovative and visionary proposals. We are an
experimental platform seeking progressive ideas that reflect on emerging themes. The eco design,
sustainable architecture, new materials, concepts and technologies are compelling issues in the
societies of the future and the involvement of the whole community is imperative. In an era of
globalization where communication was dominated by the technological revolution, there is the need to
rethink the cities and how Man relates in a global World as well as rethink the economic, social and
cultural patterns of contemporary societies.
The young creatives and thinkers are a precious commodity that we value a lot and so we want to give
them voice, because we believe in their value and their ideas and because together we can change
AIM OF THE COMPETITION – 24H
A space where the time limit is used to stimulate your creativity.
This competition proposes give responses in 24H to the social problems, climate changes,
humanitarian causes and sociologic problems of the contemporary societies.
Commitment, perseverance, inspiration and hard work are the necessary bases to develop a proposal
that meets the premises that will be released regularly in the brief of the competition.
We challenge you to prove your talent in 24 hours!
There are a period of registration on the competition, when it end, started the 24H competition!
You have 24H to develop a proposal that responds to the program contained on a brief that you only
know on the same day that start competition.
Take the risk!
A few years ago only a fool would dare to think of space exploration. We could limit ourselves to
contemplate it from the earth, look up, and dreaming. The truth is that this madness is close to cross
the border into a reality ever closer. The conquest of space has always been in the human horizon, is
in our nature, this need for discovery the unknown , the search for answers or just adventure. This
endless search for the correct answer will always incomplete and unfinished full of doubts and
On October 4th 1957 it launched the first artificial satellite into space, Sputnik 1.
This had a profound impact on what would be the race to space in the years that followed.
On the one hand it proved that it was possible to place in Earth orbit a human artifact, and on the other
it is possible to put a man into space.
One month after of the launch of Sputnik 1, the 1st living being is launched into space aboard Sputnik
2. Laika, a Russian dog.
July 20, 1069, Neil Armstrong landed on the moon.
“That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind” Neil Armstrong
Is only available on competition day!
CONDITIONS FOR PARTICIPATING
Participation can be individual or as a group. Participants must be over 18 years old.
In the case of groups, the leader must be over 18 years old.
By participating in an ideasforward contest the participant accepts all the terms and conditions
published on our website that define the rules for use of the company website, as well as the rules of
DATES AND FEES
Promotional registration period from – June 1 to June 10 – Fee 10€
Regular registration period from June 11 to July 14, 23:59 – Fee 15€
Late period of registration from July 15 to July 18 12:00 (noon) (London GMT + 0:00)
The competition begins at July 18 12:00 (noon) to July 19 at 12:00 (noon) (London GMT + 0:00)
Jury evaluation – July 20 to August 3
Publication of winners and honorable mentions at if-ideasforward on August 4
1st Place – € 500 + publication in website, social networks and media partners + 24H trophy + Bottle
Kit by My Little Garden
2nd Place – publication in website, social networks and media partners + 24H trophy + Bottle Kit by My
3rd Place – publication in website, social networks and media partners + 24H trophy + Bottle Kit by My
7 Honorable Mentions – publication in website, social networks and media partners
This is a competition in 24 hours so you only have access to the brief on the contest day
Download on July 18 from 12:00 pm (noon) (London GMT+0:00)
but do not forget that you always have to register before July 18 at 12:00 am (noon) (London GMT +