Lightweight, firm, sustainable: Flax tape by Vombaur © Vombaur

With woven tapes made of flax, Vombaur makes the functional and ecological advantages of natural fibres available for lightweight design. By  Iris Schlomski

The continued impact of the Covid-19 pandemic unfolding throughout 2021 has forced the JEC World team to reexamine the possibility of holding the next edition of JEC World this year. © Romolo Tavani/

14/04/2021 – Corona pandemic

Corona pandemic

JEC World 2021 postponed to next year

After thorough consultation of clients and partners, the JEC World team has decided to postpone the next edition of JEC World to March 8–10, 2022. By  Iris Schlomski

Kemafil/biogene heavy tows © STFI

14/04/2021 – STFI: R&D-project

STFI: R&D-project

Biogenic Heavy Tows based on hemp bast bark

An article by Elke Thiele, Corinna Falck, STFI e.V and Maik Wonneberger, Invent GmbH. By  Editorial staff

Der Relaunch der Composites for Europe wird auf 2021 verschoben. © Reed Exhibitions

30/09/2020 – Relaunch auf 2021 verschoben

Relaunch auf 2021 verschoben

Composites for Europe: Neues Konzept

Die Messe wurde aufgrund der anhaltenden Folgen der Covid-19-Pandemie auf den 09. bis 11. November 2021 verschoben, gleiches gilt für das neue Konzept. By  Iris Schlomski

In future, the event in Stuttgart will focus especially on small and medium-sized companies, innovative start-ups and on the strong composites market in the D-A-CH region (Germany-Austria-Switzerland). © Reed Exhibitions/Oliver Wachenfeld

11/05/2020 – New name, new concept, new opportunities

New name, new concept, new opportunities

Composites Europe becomes Composites for Europe

10 to 12 November will see the business summit for composite materials take off with a new format and fresh ideas. By  Iris Schlomski

Concepts and visions from ILK at TU Dresden: The project aim is to develop tank systems in a flat design. © ILK der TU Dresden

06/05/2020 – Innovative hydrogen pressure storage systems for existing vehicle architectures

Innovative hydrogen pressure storage systems for existing vehicle architectures

ILK at TU Dresden: The BRYSON Project

The Institute of Lightweight Engineering and Polymer Technology at the TU Dresden makes a significant contribution to making road traffic emission-free ... By  Iris Schlomski

Motorhaube als Beispiel eines großflächigen schnellinfiltrierten FKV-Demonstrators. © ITM, TU Dresden, Mirko Krizwon

07/01/2020 – Innovation bei Faserkunststoffverbund-Bauteilen

Innovation bei Faserkunststoffverbund-Bauteilen

AVK Innovationspreis 2019

Textil- und Kunststofftechniker der TU Dresden und TU Clausthal mit dem AVK Innovationspreis 2019 in der Kategorie Forschung/Wissenschaft geehrt. By  Iris Schlomski