Techtextil 2009 sponsor Messe Frankfurt is organizing the Techtextil Innovation Award for the tenth time and the Avantex Innovation Award for the fifth time. To be held as part of the International Trade Fair for Technical Textiles and Nonwovens in June, the competitions are open to companies, institutes, universities, polytechnics and individuals from all over the world. Entries must be received by March 20, 2009.
The search is now on for innovative solutions in the fields of research, materials and product development and new technologies completed since January 1, 2008 that have not been awarded any other prize. The aim of the Innovation Awards is to promote unconventional thinking and to intensify the dialogue between research, manufacturers and users. Additionally, the award-winning developments will be presented to international trade visitors and exhibitors in a special exhibition at Techtextil in Frankfurt June 16 - 18, 2009.
More information: www.techtextil.com.