WPC Innovation Award 2013
The WPC Innovation Award 2013 is being sponsered by:
The WPC-Innovation Award 2013 would like to inspire the WPC industry - but also interested companies foreign to industries - for innovative ideas in the product development and in the product design. The competition would like to stimulate the development of new, material-appropriate applications and markets for the Wood-Plastic-Composites (WPC). In the centre of the innovation price are innovations, which are already realized or close to the market launch. Pure ideas or product prototypes without marketing concepts as well as design studies will not be considered.
The winners of the competition are announced immediately on and after the conference by accompanying press work to a broadly diversified audience.
Each of the top 6 candidates will receive one free ticket for the 2-day event as well as a shared booth at the WPC exhibition.
Take part and present your WPC innovation to an expert audience! Applicants should submit a 2-page description of their innovation, pictures in a printable resolution and a product sample to the below mentioned contact address. The submitted document should be describing the innovative character, stating that it is a product made from WPC and also mentioning the date of market introduction.
In addition to your submission, please fill in and send us the application form.
Contact: nova-Institute GmbH, Chemiepark Knapsack, Industriestrasse 300,
50354 Huerth, Germany, Phone: +49 (0)22 33 48 14 – 48, Fax: +49 (0)22 33 48 14 – 50,
After the Innovation Award Jury has selected the top 6 candidates from all applicants their application documents will be made available for download on this website to provide first insights on the innovations presented to our audience and the interested public.
In a short 10 minutes presentation, each one of the top 6 companies will introduce its innovation on the first day of the WPC-Conference to our audience. Following the presentations the audience will select the three winners who will be awarded at the evening event.
Please note that it is obligatory for the chosen Top 6 candidates to be physically present 10 December 2013 at the event in Cologne in order to present their product to our audience.
The deadline for the submission is 30 September 2013.
Innovation Award 2011
The winners of the WPC Innovation Award have been elected by the participants of the conference:
1. Evonik Industries AG: PMMA-wood composite PLEXIGLAS ® Wood
2. Möller GmbH & Co. KG: noise barrier profile of WPC
3. Werzalit GmbH + Co. KG: Process technology for in-mold coating of injection molded WPC parts