Application FAQs

Application Form FAQs

How do I complete the application form?

Thank you very much for your interest in the Crystal Cabin Awards and welcome to the first international prize for excellence in aircraft interior innovation. This document will help you complete your application form to give you the best start for the competition. Please read the application FAQs first before you apply.

Application as Company

How do I complete the application form?

Application as Student (or group of students)

How do I complete the application form?

First of all you have to fill out the application form on our website.

Most of the blank fields on the document are self-explanatory

 

 

First please choose your application as a Company. That is very important for the next fields.

First please choose your application as a Company. That is very important for the next fields.
First please choose your application as a Company. That is...
Caption: First please choose your application as a Company. That is very important for the next fields.

Existing Product / Future Concept:

We need the information, whether your innovation has already been completely developed and physically constructed or if it is as yet a conceptual study only. Both of these entry groups will be evaluated equally. Please tick the appropriate box.

Choose Type: Existing Product or Future Concept
We need the information, whether your innovation has...
Caption: We need the information, whether your innovation has already been completely developed and physically constructed or if it is as yet a conceptual study only. Both of these entry groups will be evaluated equally. Please tick the appropriate box

Categories:

Please choose one category and tick the appropriate box on the right. You can submit your entry in one category only. Please find a detailed description of the categories on our website and more details in our rules & regulations.

Category
Please choose one category and tick the appropriate box on...
Caption: Please choose one category and tick the appropriate box on the right. You can submit your entry in one category only. Please find a detailed description of the categories on our website and more details in our rules & regulations.

Contact information:

Please fill out these fields (company name, address, zip code etc.). We need the information to be able to contact you throughout the competition.

Contact information
Please fill out these fields (company name, address, zip...
Caption: Please fill out these fields (company name, address, zip code etc.). We need the information to be able to contact you throughout the competition.

Finish part one of application form.

Click the button "save and proceed to upload of application documents".

Your next step is to finish part two.
Here you should attach the digital files we need to complete the application.

Finish part one of application form.
Click the button "save and proceed to upload of...
Caption: Click the button "save and proceed to upload of application documents".

Your next step is to finish part two.

Here you should attach the digital files we need to complete the application.

 

 

The application template has four attachment fields for your files. After than we are asking you to attach

  • one PDF or PPT-file (A),
  • one WORD-document (B) and
  • a ZIP folder containing up to five pictures, but at least two JPG-pictures (one in landscape format and one in portrait format) and a logo (C) as JPG or EPS file.

Application Files: PDF/PPT-file

This file is your main instrument to inform the judging panel about the merits of your innovation. The document may not contain more than 1.000 words. We strongly suggest that you embed pictures, photos or graphics, but not more than six in total. This is not obligatory. Embedding a video is also possible. The whole document must not exceed six pages.

The general structure of your application text is entirely up to you. However at the start of the document you need to include a short summary of your text, describing your entry. The summary should not be longer than a few sentences. It does count against your maximum number of words.

To give the judges the best possible interpretation to your innovation we have developed four questions for your orientation. You will find them underneath. If you answer the questions in your text, you will facilitate the evaluation for the members of our judging panel. Questions:

  1. What passenger or operator benefit does your innovation offer?
  2. Describe the technological breakthrough of your innovation.
  3. Describe the economic benefit of your innovation.
  4. Please include basic technical information about your entry including

    1. Market need
    2. Performance
    3. Development status & partners
    4. Patent situation and certification status
    5. Feasibility with respect to FAA/ EASA

  5. Please answer the question, if the product is already flying. If so, please name the airline.
  6. Please answer the question, if you are the first to develop the product. If your product claims to be the first, please explain, what precisely it is the first in.
  7. Please name the best comparable current product. If there is a comparable product, please explain, in which way yours is the better one.
10. FILES | Application A:
A: Please enter your PDF/PPT file below. The text may not...
Caption: A: Please enter your PDF/PPT file below. The text may not be longer than 1000 words (6 pages) and must include photos or graphics, but not more than six.

Short descriptive File: doc/docx

B. WORD-document: The WORD-document should not exceed 1000 signs (approximately 150 words). Its primary usage is for public relation purposes. The text should describe your innovation to the media in a lively, interesting way. It may also include some basic information about your company. However the main focus must be on the innovation. This document will be provided to journalists from the moment on that your entry will be shortlistet.

Furthermore, we will use the WORD-document when we include your product as a finalist, or as a category winner in promotional material, e.g. on posters or flyers. Finalists and category winners will also be advertised during the Crystal Cabin Awards prize-giving-ceremony. With this text we will present your innovation to the public.

a.) Describe your entry (main function/ characteristic) and its main customer benefit in one sentence

b.) The continuous text is restricted to a maximum of 1000 signs (approximately 150 words) and should describe the entry’s function, properties, implementation, advantages and benefits for users as well as customers. Here you may name participating or affiliated companies, who are not mentioned as applicants of the entry.

c.) Close the PR-text with a point of contact including address, phone number and e-mail.

10. FILES | Short descriptive B
B: Please upload a descriptive text for Press and PR...
Caption: B: Please upload a descriptive text for Press and PR purposes.

Pictures File: ZIP

C. JPG-pictures: Please attach up to five photos or graphics of your innovation - two are obligatory (one in landscape format and one in portrait format) and a company logo embedded in a zip-archive. These images must be submitted here irrespective of your main presentation (PPT/PDF). We will use these pictures along with the WORD-document to present your innovation in promotional material.

The pictures and the logo need to be printable! Please make sure that all JPG are large enough to be printed on a standard poster and of high-resolution (300 dpi).

Once again: please make sure that your pictures are zipped in a single data file, before you send them.

Pictures File: ZIP
C. JPG-pictures: Please attach up to five photos or...
Caption: C. JPG-pictures: Please attach up to five photos or graphics of your innovation - two are obligatory (one in landscape format and one in portrait format) and a company logo embedded in a zip-archive. These images must be submitted here irrespective of your main presentation (PPT/PDF). We will use these pictures along with the WORD-document to present your innovation in promotional material.

The pictures and the logo need to be printable! Please make sure that all JPG are large enough...

Finish part two of application form.

Accept the certification statement and click the button "finish and send application".

When your application form has been successfully submitted you will get a confirmation.

Finish part two
Accept the certification statement and click the button...
Caption: Accept the certification statement and click the button "finish and send application".

When your application form has been successfully submitted you will get a confirmation.

If you have experienced technical problems or if you have further questions please do not hesitate to contact us.

Email: carmen.krausehamburg-aviation.com

We wish you a successful and interesting competition

I have read and understood the FAQs. I would like to apply now.

Wonderful, the application form form can be found here.

 

 

First of all you have to fill out the application form on our website.

Most of the blank fields on the document are self-explanatory

 

 

First please choose your application as a Student or group of students. That is very important for the next fields.

First please choose your apllication as a Student.
First please choose your application as a Student or group...
Caption: First please choose your application as a Student or group of students. That is very important for the next fields.

Existing Product / Future Concept:

We need the information, whether your innovation has already been completely developed and physically constructed or if it is as yet a conceptual study only. Both of these entry groups will be evaluated equally. Please tick the appropriate box.

Choose Type: Existing Product or Future Concept
We need the information, whether your innovation has...
Caption: We need the information, whether your innovation has already been completely developed and physically constructed or if it is as yet a conceptual study only. Both of these entry groups will be evaluated equally. Please tick the appropriate box

Categories:

Please choose one category and tick the appropriate box on the right. You can submit your entry in one category only. Please find a detailed description of the categories on our website and more details in our rules & regulations. Students must choose University.

Students must choose University.
Please choose one category and tick the appropriate box on...
Caption: Please choose one category and tick the appropriate box on the right. You can submit your entry in one category only. Please find a detailed description of the categories on our website and more details in our rules & regulations. Students must choose University.

Contact information:

Please fill out these fields (first name, last name, address, zip code etc.). We need the information to be able to contact you throughout the competition.

Contact information students
Please fill out these fields (first name, last name,...
Caption: Please fill out these fields (first name, last name, address, zip code etc.). We need the information to be able to contact you throughout the competition.

Apply as a group:

If you apply as a group, click the checkbox. After click, a maximum of four names can be added there.

Apply as a group
If you apply as a group, click the checkbox. After click, a...
Caption: If you apply as a group, click the checkbox. After click, a maximum of four names can be added there.

Study information:

Please fill out these fields.

STUDY INFORMATION
Please fill out these fields.
Caption: Please fill out these fields.

Advanced Application information:

Please fill out these fields. We need information about:

  • Contact details of the applicant's supervising lecturer (Name/ E-mail Address/ office number)
  • Is the application linked to a university research assignment? (Please explain in one sentence.)
  • Please name all students of this project, who may receive the prize money pro rata.
  • Name of the person or institution, that will distribute the prize money.
  • Details of the account
Advanced application information
Contact details of the applicant's supervising lecturer...
Caption: Contact details of the applicant's supervising lecturer (Name/ E-mail Address/ office number)
Is the application linked to a university research assignment? (Please explain in one sentence.)
Please name all students of this project, who may receive the prize money pro rata.
Name of the person or institution, that will distribute the prize money.
Details of the account

Finish part one of application form.

Click the button "save and proceed to upload of application documents".

Your next step is to finish part two.
Here you should attach the digital files we need to complete the application.

Finish part one of application form.
Click the button "save and proceed to upload of...
Caption: Click the button "save and proceed to upload of application documents".

Your next step is to finish part two.

Here you should attach the digital files we need to complete the application.

 

 

The application template has four attachment fields for your files.

At first please upload your Study ID.

After than we are asking you to attach

  • one PDF or PPT-file (A),
  • one WORD-document (B) and
  • a ZIP folder containing up to five pictures, but at least two JPG-pictures (one in landscape format and one in portrait format) and a logo (C) as JPG or EPS file.

Attach PDF odr ZIP for your student ID. For more students please put all student IDs in a ZIP-Folder and upload the ZIP file. Please click the

Student ID
Attach PDF odr ZIP for your student ID. For more students...
Caption: Attach PDF odr ZIP for your student ID. For more students please put all student IDs in a ZIP-Folder and upload the ZIP file. Please click the

Application Files: PDF/PPT-file

This file is your main instrument to inform the judging panel about the merits of your innovation. The document may not contain more than 1.000 words. We strongly suggest that you embed pictures, photos or graphics, but not more than six in total. This is not obligatory. Embedding a video is also possible. The whole document must not exceed six pages.

The general structure of your application text is entirely up to you. However at the start of the document you need to include a short summary of your text, describing your entry. The summary should not be longer than a few sentences. It does count against your maximum number of words.

To give the judges the best possible interpretation to your innovation we have developed four questions for your orientation. You will find them underneath. If you answer the questions in your text, you will facilitate the evaluation for the members of our judging panel. Questions:

  1. What passenger or operator benefit does your innovation offer?
  2. Describe the technological breakthrough of your innovation.
  3. Describe the economic benefit of your innovation.
  4. Please include basic technical information about your entry including

    1. Market need
    2. Performance
    3. Development status & partners
    4. Patent situation and certification status
    5. Feasibility with respect to FAA/ EASA

  5. Please answer the question, if the product is already flying. If so, please name the airline.
  6. Please answer the question, if you are the first to develop the product. If your product claims to be the first, please explain, what precisely it is the first in.
  7. Please name the best comparable current product. If there is a comparable product, please explain, in which way yours is the better one.
10. FILES | Application A:
A: Please enter your PDF/PPT file below. The text may not...
Caption: A: Please enter your PDF/PPT file below. The text may not be longer than 1000 words (6 pages) and must include photos or graphics, but not more than six.

Short descriptive File: doc/docx

B. WORD-document: The WORD-document should not exceed 1000 signs (approximately 150 words). Its primary usage is for public relation purposes. The text should describe your innovation to the media in a lively, interesting way. It may also include some basic information about your company. However the main focus must be on the innovation. This document will be provided to journalists from the moment on that your entry will be shortlistet.

Furthermore, we will use the WORD-document when we include your product as a finalist, or as a category winner in promotional material, e.g. on posters or flyers. Finalists and category winners will also be advertised during the Crystal Cabin Awards prize-giving-ceremony. With this text we will present your innovation to the public.

a.) Describe your entry (main function/ characteristic) and its main customer benefit in one sentence

b.) The continuous text is restricted to a maximum of 1000 signs (approximately 150 words) and should describe the entry’s function, properties, implementation, advantages and benefits for users as well as customers. Here you may name participating or affiliated companies, who are not mentioned as applicants of the entry.

c.) Close the PR-text with a point of contact including address, phone number and e-mail.

10. FILES | Short descriptive B
B: Please upload a descriptive text for Press and PR...
Caption: B: Please upload a descriptive text for Press and PR purposes.

Pictures File: ZIP

C. JPG-pictures: Please attach up to five photos or graphics of your innovation - two are obligatory (one in landscape format and one in portrait format) and a company logo embedded in a zip-archive. These images must be submitted here irrespective of your main presentation (PPT/PDF). We will use these pictures along with the WORD-document to present your innovation in promotional material.

The pictures and the logo need to be printable! Please make sure that all JPG are large enough to be printed on a standard poster and of high-resolution (300 dpi).

Once again: please make sure that your pictures are zipped in a single data file, before you send them.

Pictures File: ZIP
C. JPG-pictures: Please attach up to five photos or...
Caption: C. JPG-pictures: Please attach up to five photos or graphics of your innovation - two are obligatory (one in landscape format and one in portrait format) and a company logo embedded in a zip-archive. These images must be submitted here irrespective of your main presentation (PPT/PDF). We will use these pictures along with the WORD-document to present your innovation in promotional material.

The pictures and the logo need to be printable! Please make sure that all JPG are large enough...

Finish part two of application form.

Accept the certification statement and click the button "finish and send application".

When your application form has been successfully submitted you will get a confirmation.

Finish part two
Accept the certification statement and click the button...
Caption: Accept the certification statement and click the button "finish and send application".

When your application form has been successfully submitted you will get a confirmation.

If you have experienced technical problems or if you have further questions please do not hesitate to contact us.

Email: carmen.krausehamburg-aviation.com

We wish you a successful and interesting competition

I have read and understood the FAQs. I would like to apply now.

Wonderful, the application form form can be found here.