The JEC Composites Innovation Awards winners revealed!

Each year, the JEC Composites Innovation Awards celebrate successful projects and cooperation between players of the composites industry. Over the last 25 years, the JEC Composites Innovation Awards program has involved more than 1,900 companies worldwide. 214 companies and 527 partners have been rewarded for the excellence of their composites’ innovations and fruitful collaboration. These composites champions are awarded based on multiple criteria such as partner involvement in the value chain, complexity, or commercial potential of the project.

Aerospace – Parts

Fraunhofer ICT (Germany): Hybrid seating structure

Aerospace – Process

CETIM (France): Manufacture a Krueger wing flap in thermoplastic.

Automotive & Road Transportation – Design Part

Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG (Germany): World’s first carbon roll cage for production cars

Automotive & Road Transportation – Process

AUDI AG (Germany): BEV battery protection plate in composite design

Building & Civil Engineering

Nanotures (Spain): A Composite Roof for The Stadium of Real Madrid

Circularity & Recycling

TOYOTA INDUSTRIES CORPORATION (Japan): 100% Recycled Cf Spun Yarn and Applied Products

Digital, AI & Data

NIAR WSU (United States): In-Process Afp Manufacturing Inspection System

Equipment, Machinery & Heavy Industries

IsoTruss, Inc (United States): Isotruss® Carbon Fiber Tower

Maritime Transportation & Shipbuilding

CHANTIERS DE L’ATLANTIQUE (France) : Solid Sail Mast

Renewable Energies

HUNTSMAN Advanced Materials (Switzerland): New Acrylic Adhesives for A Better World

Sports, Leisure & Recreation

SWANCOR HOLDING CO., LTD (Taiwan): Recyclable Thermoset Cfrp Composite Bike

The ceremony took place on March 2nd in Paris, highlighted by the presence of jury members, finalists and winners but most importantly, as it was livestreamed, the gathering of many people all around the world to watch the awaited results!

It is the second time the Innovation Awards ceremony is held prior to JEC World, raising great enthusiasm and showing the composites community’s eagerness to get together, get inspired and build strong business connections.

© 2023 JEC
© 2023 JEC

JEC World 2023 thanks the jury members for their support:

• Dr. Deniz KORKMAZ, Chief Technology Officer, Kordsa Teknik Tekstil AS

• Pr. Véronique MICHAUD, Head of the Laboratory for Processing of Advanced Composites, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

• Dr. Alan BANKS, UK Innovations Manager, Ford Motor Company

• Pr. Christophe BINETRUY, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Centrale Nantes

• Mr. Dale BROSIUS, CCO, IACMI-The Composites Institute

• Dr. Enzo COSENTINO, Technical Authority and Composite Expert, Airbus

• Mr. Guy LARNAC, Materials, Structures & Industrialization Technical Coordinator, Ariane Group

• Dr. Karl-Heinz FUELLER, Manager Future Outside & Materials, Mercedes-Benz

• Pr. Kiyoshi UZAWA, Director / Professor, Innovative Composite Center, Kanazawa Institute of Technology

• Pr. Sung Kyu HA, Professor, Hanyang University

• Mr. Michel COGNET, Chaiman of the Board, JEC

Do not miss the opportunity to meet with the winners and learn more about their projects and expectations for the future at JEC World 2023 from April 25th to 27th and join them for the Opening session on April 25th at 9:30 in Agora 5.


JEC World 2023 • Paris Nord Villepinte

25-27 April 2023

Discover all the finalists and winners on the Innovation Area, M93

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