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Innovation Awards

JEC World

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 partner

> And also enhance their public exposure; and contribute to the advancement of the composite industry

Over the last 26 years, the JEC Composites Innovation Program has involved more than 2,000 companies worldwide.

225 companies and 573 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

Finalists of each category will be selected by an internal JEC jury by the beginning of December 2023. An external jury composed of Composites professionals will select one winner in each category. The 2024 JEC Composites Innovation Awards winners will be announced on February 8th in Paris.

Does your company, university or R&D centre have a strong collaborative innovation or concept to present?
Please apply here before November 26th.


2023 Awards Ceremony

Join one of the most exciting highlights of the composites industry in 2023!

The 2023 Winners



2023 Finalists


The 2024 jury

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