AVK invites submissions for Innovation Award 2020 candidates

Award categories include innovative composite applications, processes or research. The application deadline is March 31.


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AVK composites innovation award

Source | AVK


The German Federation of Reinforced Plastics (AVK; Frankfurt, Germany) is inviting submissions for the AVK Innovation Award 2020 in fiber-reinforced plastic composites, covering the following categories:

  • Innovative products/components or applications,
  • Innovative procedures/processes, and
  • Research and science,

Goals of the AVK Innovation Award include promotion of new products and applications made from fiber-reinforced plastics (FRP), as well as  new processes and methods for the manufacturing of FRP products. A further award is given to universities, colleges and institutes for outstanding work in science and research. In each of the categories, special emphasis will be placed on the issue of sustainability.

Another goal of the AVK Innovation Award is to give prominence to the innovations and to the individuals and companies/institutions that are behind them, publicizing their performance in the industry. The submissions will be evaluated by a jury of experts from the composites sector.

The submission deadline for the application documents is March 31, 2020.

Further details and assessment criteria can be found at

The award ceremony will be held during the COMPOSITES EUROPE trade fair to be held Nov. 10-12, 2020.