Participation in the application process of the competition is free of charge.

In respect of their travel and accommodation costs the nominees will receive appropriate organizing and financial assistance by Koelnmesse. The amount of the financial expenses awarded is based on the objective internal guidelines of Koelnmesse, which take the circumstances of the individual case into account. Koelnmesse bears the costs for insuring the products that are presented in the exhibition.

The participants nominated for the exhibition have to bear all manufacturing and transport costs for the 1:1 prototypes themselves. Each nominee will receive two voucher codes for two season tickets for Kind + Jugend.