Innovation Awards

JEC Composites Innovation Awards

A celebration of the most successful and innovative projects in the Composite industry

Every year, through its Innovation Awards, JEC Group rewards the best cutting-edge and ingenious projects using composites to their full potential.
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 16 years, the JEC Innovation Program has involved nearly 1,900 companies worldwide. 188 companies and 455 partners have been rewarded for the excellence of their composite innovations.

The Competitors

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

The Format

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
  • Customers trust

30 finalists in 10 categories will be selected by an internal JEC jury. An external Jury composed of Composites professionals will review select one winner in each category.


Discover the 2021 Innovation Awards Ceremony

The Jury

The JEC Innovation Awards 2021 international jury representing the entire composites value chain included:

For the 2022 edition, the full Jury is still to confirm.

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