23/01/2019 – Techtextil Innovation Award 2019 — auf Deutsch lesen

Now open for entries

Companies and research institutes are now invited to enter their projects for the renowned Techtextil Innovation Award. Closing date: 18 February 2019.


© Messe Frankfurt / Jean-Luc Valentin


With the Techtextil Innovation Award, Techtextil, International Trade Fair for Technical Textiles and Nonwovens, will once again honour outstanding ideas in the field of technical textiles including, for the first time, ideas focusing on sustainability.

Techtextil (14 to 17 May 2019) will honour outstanding achievements in the following categories


New materials



Applications/ new developments in the field of sustainability

(New ideas, visions and concepts are also welcome)

Who is invited to entry?

Entries are invited from exhibitors of Techtextil 2019, as well as companies, institutes, universities, polytechnics and individuals not represented at the fair.

The rules

The developments submitted should be shortly before being launched onto the market or, if already available on the market, not have been so for more than two years. Additionally, they may not have been chosen for any other award.

Spotlight the latest developments

The Techtextil Innovation Award spotlights the latest developments, promotes unconventional thinking and intensifies the dialogue between research, manufacturers and users. To be selected by an international jury of experts, the award-wining developments will be shown to international trade visitors and journalists in a special exhibition. The awards will be presented to the winners during the opening ceremony on the first day of the fair.

At the same time, the concurrent Texprocess will honour new technologies and methods for processing textiles and flexible materials with the Texprocess Innovation Award for the fifth time running.