Education Hub

Education Hub

A new activity area opens up at JEC World in 2019

The Education Hub targets the younger composite generation and anyone who wants to discover new professional opportunities in the industry. It includes a Job Center JEC World’s Schools and Universities partners and explore the new Students Program developed especially for the trade show.

Students Program

Demand for young, well-trained and committed engineers is high among composite-material manufacturers. To meet this demand, JEC World is teaming up with MAI Carbon to offer a brand-new Students Program that keeps abreast of needs in the composite industry.

The Students Program targets students who want to supplement their course studies by learning more about fiber-reinforced composites. The two-part program includes workshops with a focus on theoretical foundations and a guided tour through the JEC World trade show.

The main purpose of the workshops will be to give the Students an overview of the field of composites. The following issues will be presented:

  • Use of composites in the industry
  • Advantages and disadvantages of FRP (including glass)
  • Specific features of anisotropic materials, with a focus on fiber-reinforced materials
  • Overview of carbon-fiber production
  • Overview of production processes for CFRP parts
  • Overview of recycling methods
  • Evolution of production prices over recent years


Tuesday 12 March from 10am to 11.30am
Wednesday 13 March from 10am to 11.30am
Thursday 14 March from 10am to 11.30am


Guided tours:
Tuesday 12 March from 12pm to 2pm
Wednesday 13 March from 12pm to 2pm
Thursday 14 March from 12pm to 2pm


A program developed in partnership with MAI Carbon, Eckert Schulen, UNA

Job Center

After a recruitment phase via online submission forms, JEC selects 30 finalists, for their exceptional impact and performance. The 30 finalists are showcased at JEC World via Technical Posters in the Innovation Awards «Hall of Fame» area. Out of these 30 finalists, 10 are finally short-listed by a jury and awarded during a ceremony, on the second day of the show.The benefits of joining the JEC Innovation Award.

Recognized as an institution all over the world, the JEC Innovation Awards allow the winners and their partners to gain: 

  • International recognition 
  • Enhanced exposure during the show and all year long 
  • Business opportunities 
  • Customer confidence


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