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14. – 17.5.2019, Frankfurt am Main

Techtextil Innovation Award

Techtextil and Texpocess Innovation Award winners 2017

Techtextil and Texpocess Innovation Award winners 2017

Textile innovation and developments

Techtextil Innovation Award honors outstanding ideas and future-oriented developments in the field of technical textiles, nonwovens and functional apparel textiles. The competition is open to exhibitors of Techtextil, as well as all other companies, institutes, universities and individuals.

An international expert jury assessed the projects. All award-winning projects have been presented to the international trade fair visitors and the media as they were on show at a special exhibition in Hall 6.1 throughout Techtextil. The official award ceremony has been held during the fair.

These are the winners of the Techtextil Innovation Award 2017


In the category “new application”
Centexbel (Belgien): Intelligent knee brace
Peterseim Strickwaren: SEAL,  basalt knitted fabric that protects maritime systems from environmental influences

In the category “new technology”
V. Fraas Solutions in Textile: SITnet, a load-securing net
Vetex NV: OC2PUS (permits a polyurethane coating to be applied to flexible substrates)

In the category “new product”
Texlock: An innovative, textile-based bicycle lock
Penn Textile Solutions: Ombra-DLS, a shading net for use in facade construction and window installation

In the category “new material”

Institute of Textile Chemistry and Chemical Fibres (ITCF) Denkendorf: PURCELL, a sustainable composite made of pure cellulose
Durafiber Technologies: An alkaline-resistant polyester HT yarn

Impressions 2017