Valtra is hosting an international tractor design competition and invites designers to show their vision for tractors in 2040.
Designers, academic design studios, design studios and automotive suppliers are welcome to apply, individually or as a team of up to three (3) members.
A total of 13,000 Euro will be awarded in prize money, of which 10,000 Euro are reserved for the best design.
Tractors as versatile machines, play a key role in food production and the challenges in guaranteeing the wellbeing of future generations.
The organizers seek for answers to the following questions:
- How will tractors look, feel and function in 2040?
- How will they keep us fed and make running of farms exciting and rewarding?
- How are they intuitive and easy to use and make things happen more efficiently and environmentally than today?
Winners will be announced at Valtra International Press conference in The Netherlands, on 31 May 2017. Valtra will cover travel and accommodation expenses for one person of each team.
Valtra is a worldwide brand of AGCO. It develops, manufactures, markets and services Valtra tractors and has won several renowned international awards for their products.