On 12 February 2020, an expert jury made a pre-selection from the applications. The pre-jury was composed of technical experts and packaging specialists.
The main jury met on 27 February 2020 and was composed of representatives from NGOs, journalists, scientists, professors, designers and packaging experts to review the applications from a professional, technical and consumer perspective.
The jury selected the innovations to receive an award based on the following criteria:
- The innovative nature of the packaging,
- Functionality and ergonomics,
- Environmental benefit.
The deliberations remained confidential and the jury members signed a privacy statement.
The juryâ€™s decisions are final and do not have to be justified.
Members of Pre-Jury and Grand-JuryÂ 2020:
Members of Pre-Jury
Schaumaplast Reiligen GmbH, Managing Director
Bischof + Klein SE & Co. KG, Sales Manager
Jokey Gummersbach SE, Product Manager
Elipso, Environment and Circular Economy Manager
Resources & Sustainable Development Consultant
Members of Grand-Jury
Gestes propres, General director
CITEO, Eco-design Project Manager
BKV GmbH, Managing Director
Pr. Dr. Horst-Christian Langowski
Fraunhofer-Institut fÃ¼r Verfahrenstechnik und Verpackung
Markus MÃ¼ller Drexel
CEO ALBA Services Holding and Managing Director Interseroh Diensleistungs
BrÃ¼ckner Maschinenbau, CEO Technology and Logistics
Stefan Dierks, Melitta Group,