18 winners receive JEC innovation award

  • Here the complete list
  • Special Price to VX Aerospace for innovative new aircraft
  • Detailed project description: see below

Bigger than ever: For the first time, the upcoming JEC Europe Composites Show & Conferences will occupy three levels at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, Pavilion 7. The Show will present new developments from 35 industrial segments.

The JEC Group will also reward very innovative players in composites. The JEC Innovation Awards jury has selected the best composite innovations. For this edition, JEC received more than 80 applications from 20 different countries. This year, 18 companies will receive an award during the ceremony:


  • Reinforcements -read more-
    Combining improved hybrid yarn technology with advanced textile weaving and processing methods ( Xedera e.U., Austria)
  • Resins
    Novel water-insensitive curing systems for bio-fiber reinforced composites (AkzoNobel Polymer Chemistry, The Netherlands) -read more-
  • Semi-Products
    Long flax fibers thermoset reinforced sandwich for multi-position trunk load-floor or structural floor (Faurecia, France) -read more-
  • Laboratory Equipment
    3D permeability bench (PPE, France) -read more-
  • Process
    Machining centre for the production of carbon fiber parts (BA Composites, Germany)
  • Heavy Machinery 
    Hybrid composite solutions for heavy-duty construction equipment (National Aerospace Laboratory, The Netherlands)
  • Building 
    Composite-based structural system for buildings (MVC Solutions in Plastics, Brazil)
  • Construction
    BioBuild – Façade system in BioComposites (Arup Deutschland, Germany & GXN Innovation, Denmark) -read more-
  • Transportation
    CFRP air spring beams for omnibuses (MAN Truck & Bus, Germany) -read more-
  • Automotive Body-In-White
    Design and manufacturing of a 100%-composite self-supporting frontfloor module (PSA Peugeot Citroën, France) -read more-
  • Automotive Safety
    Front bumper crash beam produced by curved reactive thermoplastic pultrusion (Hyundai Motor Europe Technical Centre, Germany)
  • Aeronautics
    Conception, design and testing of a self-stiffened aircraft fuselage panel demonstrator (Hexcel, France)
  • UAV 
    Amphibious quad-copter UAV drone (Rapid Composites, USA)
  • Telecommunications 
    Composite antenna embedded into a motorhome roof for television reception (DCNS, France)
  • Sustainability
    Bio-sourced, fast-curing, structural composite for aircraft applications (EcoTechnilin, UK) -read more-
  • Sports & Leisure
    Generic carbon fiber motorcycle wheel (Blackstone Tek, South Africa)
  • Jury Prize
    Carbon frame design for an automotive body (Hyundai Motor Company, Republic of Korea) -read more-
  • JEC Composites Magazine Special Price 
    Innovative new aircraft (VX Aerospace, USA) -read more-

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