伊莱克斯设计实验室2008竞赛共有来自42个国家近600余件作品参赛，本届竞赛伊莱克斯邀请学生为互联一代创造未来的家用品。最后有9件作品被邀请参加10月在苏黎世举办的决赛，其中同济大学一件作品入围： ． Sook: the social networking recipe generator with electronic tongue, by Adam Brodowski, Savannah College of Art and Design, USA.
． Coox: the rollaway cooking table, by Antoine Lebrun, L’Ecole de Design Nantes Atlantique, France.
． E-bag: the kinetic energy-powered cooler bag, by Apore Puspöki, Moholy-Nagy University of Arts and Design, Budapest, Hungary.
． Stratosphere: the sanitizing clothes rack/valet, by Atilla Safrani, Moholy-Nagy University of Arts and Design, Budapest, Hungary.
． iBasket: the Wi-Fi-connected clothes hamper and washing machine, by Guopeng Liang, Tongji University, China.
． Vesta: the foldaway cooktop with RFID scanner, by Matthias Pinkert, HTW Dresden (FH) University of Applied Sciences, Germany.
． Drawer Kitchen: the desk-drawer hotplate and fridge, by Nojae Park, Chiba University, Japan.
． Flatshare: the modular fridge solution for shared living spaces, by Stefan Buchberger, University of Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria.
． Scan Toaster: the USB toaster that prints news, weather and snapshots onto slices of toast, by Sung Bae Chang, Sejong University, South Korea.