About the award:
In this year new areas were added to the categories, called Planets, and organized around a galleria of innovations in Aeronautics, Automotive, Sustainability and Sports & Leisure, JEC Group rewarded 28 champions of composite materials within the frame of the JEC Innovation Awards program.
The jury has selected the best composite innovations among more than 100 applications.
“The choices that had to be made to reward the best projects were only rendered more difficult by the incredible quantity and diversity of projects presented this year, but more importantly by their impressive quality!”
says Mrs. Frédérique Mutel, JEC Group President & CEO. The selection is based on the technical interest, market potential, partnerships, financial & environmental impact and originality. “With categories ranging from raw materials to processes, to applications in various fields such as Aeronautics, Automotive, Medical, Consumer Goods and Better Living, the winning projects offer a complete overview of the composites value chain. They originate from Europe, America and Asia, demonstrating the international added value of the program”, Mrs. Mutel adds.
“Mobility and sustainability are main recurring themes in this edition, with automotive, public transportation and greener processes and materials being focused on”.
The JEC Innovation Awards ceremony highlighted 28 innovators on stage and will take place on Tuesday March 8 at 5 pm at JEC World (Paris Nord Villepinte - France).