Frequently Asked Questions

Everyone is welcome to compete. You can participate in the competition 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 16 January 2023 and closes 15th of May 2023 at 23:59 CET on this website. After that, the 50 best will be provided with a material kit to create and deliver a physical mockup by 18 August 2023. Then the jury will evaluate the physical mock-ups, and the awards will be granted in September 2023.

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 the 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 15 April 2023.

From all digital entry submissions, the top 50 will be chosen and notified by email in May/June 2023. 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 provided when registering for the competition. You must deliver a physical mock-up for the final judgment by the jury before the deadline of 18 August 2023.
The jury will grant the following awards: 1st prize EUR 10 000, 2nd prize EUR 5 000 and 3rd prize EUR 2 000. In addition to the top three prize-winning designs, all submitted digital entries will compete for the Public Choice Award held on our website. The design that gets the most votes in the public voting will be awarded EUR 2 000. The designs selected for the top 50 will compete for the awards 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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