JEC Composites Innovation Awards 2021 Winner - Carbon Moble
Firas Khalifeh, CEO of Carbon Mobile, presents the world’s first carbon fibre smartphone
The startup Booster competition aims to reward newly created companies with cutting-edge projects in the world of composites:
Winner: FibreCoat who developed a process for direct coating of inorganic fiber materials.
The AVK Innovation Awards supports new products, components and applications made from fiber-reinforced plastics (FRP) and to promote new processes and methods for the manufacture of FRP products.
Category “Innovative Products/Applications”
1st Place: “Traffic signs from Nabasco (N-BMC)”
Nabasco Products BV and Lorenz Kunststofftechnik GmbH, partners: Pol Heteren BV and NPSP BV
2nd Place: “Novel, ultratough vinyl ester resin for the construction of large marine vessels”
Evonik Operations GmbH
3rd Place: “Air intake housing with a multi-material design for gas turbines”
MAN Energy Solutions SE, Leichtbau-Zentrum Sachsen GmbH and Leichtbau-Systemtechnologien KORROPOL GmbH.
Category “Innovative Processes”
1st Place: “In-mould wrapping” off-tool, film-coated, fibre composite components for exterior applications – BMW Group, Partner: Renolit SE
2nd Place: “Adaptive automated repair of composite structural components in the aviation sector” – Lufthansa Technik AG, Partner: iSAM AG
3rd Place: “Automated surface pre-treatment using VUV excimer lamps” – CTC GmbH
1st Place: “Bondline Control Technology (BCT)”
German Aerospace Center (DLR)
2nd Place: “StoneBlade – Lightweight construction with granite for the wind industry”
Institute of Textile Technology at RWTH Aachen University
3rd Place: “Interdisciplinary development of a highly integrated inductive charging module for electric vehicles”
Dresden University of Technology - Institute for Lightweight Construction and Plastics Technology (ILK), Partner: Mercedes Benz AG