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2017 PPA Student Design Challenge Lineup

To date the competition for the Paperboard Packaging Alliance’s (PPA) 2017 Student Design Challenge (SDC) is looking fierce!  So far, 17 schools, are competing in this year’s SDC! Is one of them yours?

Appalachian State University (New!)

California Polytechnic State University

Chowan University

Clemson University

Fashion Institute of Technology

Indiana State University

Michigan State University

Millersville University

North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University

Rochester Institute of Technology

Rutgers University

Ryerson University

San Jose State University

Technologico De Monterrey (New!)

Univerisity of Wisconsin-Stout

University of Florida-Gainesville

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

This year’s challenge is to design an interactive package for a fitness tracker that can be reused to store the product and allows customers to try on the product. Schools have the opportunity to compete for cash prizes, publicity and of course, bragging rights!

It’s not too late to join the competition! Professors and students can download the full SDC scenario packet here and get started!

The deadline for submissions is Friday, May 26, 2017. We look forward to seeing some innovative designs!