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Innovation Awards

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Innovation Awards

A celebration of the most successful and innovative collaborative projects in the Composites industry.


Innovation Awards

Every year, through the JEC Composites Innovation Awards, JEC rewards collective cutting-edge, creative projects which demonstrate the full potential of composite materials.

Created in 1998, the goals of this top-level innovation program are to:

> Identify, promote, and reward the most innovative composite solutions worldwide
> Encourage companies that are involved in composite innovation along with their partners
> And also enhance their public exposure; and contribute to the advancement of the composite industry

Over the last 27 years, the JEC Composites Innovation Program has involved more than 2,100 companies worldwide. 258 companies and 670 partners have been rewarded for the excellence of their composites’ innovations.

The Competitors

The competition is open to any company, university or R&D Center with a strong collaborative innovation or concept to present. The success of each competitor and their partners is closely linked to collective intelligence. All applicative markets are covered: Automotive and Road Transportation, Aerospace, Defense, Security & Ballistics, Renewable Energy, Building & Construction, Infrastructure & Civil Engineering, Oil & Gas, Medical & Prosthetics, Electronics, Industrial Equipment, Furniture & Appliances, Sports & Leisure and Marine.

The Format

The prestigious JEC Composites Innovation Awards are recognised worldwide and offer the winners and their partners:

  • International recognition
  • Greater exposure during the JEC World show and throughout the following year
  • New business opportunities
  • Enhanced customer trust

Every year, finalists of each category are selected by an internal JEC jury. An external jury composed of Composites professionals then select one winner in each category. The winners are announced at the JEC Innovation Awards ceremony.

2024 Awards Ceremony

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The 2024 Winners


The 2024 Finalists



The 2024 jury

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