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17th January 2017, Frankfurt

Techtextil Innovation Award 2017 to honour new developments

Messe Frankfurt will present the Techtextil Innovation Award for outstanding new developments and advances for the 14th time at the next edition of Techtextil, the international trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens, which will be held from 9 to 12 May 2017.

Entries are now possible and will be accepted at www.techtextil-award.com until the deadline, which is on 20 February 2017, organisers report. The competition is open to exhibitors of Techtextil 2017, as well as all non-participating companies, institutes, universities, universities of applied sciences and individuals.

Winners of the 2015 Techtextil Innovation Award / Texprocess Innovation Award. © Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH / Thomas Fedra

According to the conditions, the developments submitted should not have been available on the market for more than two years or be on the threshold of being launched. Additionally, they may not have been selected for any other award.

Award categories

The award categories have been adapted and the Innovation Award is now given in five categories:

  • New concept
  • New technology
  • New material
  • New application
  • New product

The winners will be presented with the Techtextil Innovation Award during the Techtextil opening ceremony in ‘Saal Europa’ on 9 May 2017. All award-winning products will be on show at a special area during the fair.

At the same time, the concurrent Texprocess will honour for the fourth time new technologies and processes for textiles and flexible materials with the Texprocess Innovation Award.

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