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Texprocess Innovation Award 2017 to honour latest developments

The winners will be presented with their award during the Texprocess opening ceremony in ‘Saal Europa’ on 9 May 2017.

16th January 2017

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Frankfurt

Sports/​Outdoor, Clothing/​Footwear

Messe Frankfurt will award the Texprocess Innovation Award for outstanding new developments and advances for the fourth time on the occasion of Texprocess, the leading international trade fair for processing textile and flexible materials, which will be held from 9-12 May 2017.

Entries are now possible and will be accepted at until the deadline, which is on 20 February 2017.

The competition is open to exhibitors of Texprocess 2017, as well as all non-participating companies, institutes, universities, universities of applied sciences and individuals. 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.


The winners of the Texprocess Innovation Award 2015 will be chosen by an independent, international jury, which will judge the entries on the basis of the following criteria:

  • level of innovation
  • quality of design
  • choice of materials
  • technical quality
  • economic quality (cost minimisation, time and process optimisation, quality improvement)
  • ecological quality (climate protection, energy efficiency, sustainability)
  • overall concept

The winners will be presented with their award during the Texprocess opening ceremony in ‘Saal Europa’ on 9 May 2017. At the same time, all award-winning products will be on show at a special exhibition.

Concurrently, the 14th Techtextil Innovation Award will be presented at Techtextil, the international trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens.

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