Composites Challenge

Composites Challenge

PhD Challenge dedicated to the Composite Industry

Composites Challenge is a competition of PhD sourced and selected for the quality of their research work in the field of composites.
The Challenge: 5 minutes to pitch their thesis using 1 slide.

Composites Challenge 2019 Winners

The 2019 Winners are Polette Centellas and Adam Smith.

Polette Centelas

Polette CENTELLAS,
PhD student researcher,
University of Illinois

Adam Smith

Adam SMITH,
PhD Candidate,
McGill University

Finalists 2019

Presenters

Amaël COHADES

Amaël COHADES,
Postdoctoral Researcher,
Laboratory for Processing of Advanced Composites, EPFL

Jason PALMER

Jason PALMER,
Journalist,
The Economist

A win-win program

For the PhD

  • Direct access to the industry, potential investors or buyer of their research
  • A unique way to promote their research to the 43,000+ participants of the show and the 100,000+ JEC World community contacts
  • A gateway to recruiters

For the industry

  • Source of innovation and solutions at early stage
  • Source of talent

A great event

Participate in the Composites Challenge to reap the benefits:

  • The recruitment campaign – from September to December 2018
  • A press release to announce the finalists
  • Marketing campaigns targeting the 100,000+ JEC Group database contacts
  • Full coverage in the JEC World Digital Preview (sent one month prior to the show to the visitors and exhibitors)
  • A massive voting campaign via social media activities
  • A strong setup at the show, including technical posters; printed promotional materials with a dedicated brochure; a pitch session; and an award ceremony

Contact

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