15 July 2005
15 July 2005
The JEC Group have issued a call for papers for participation in the industry forums and invite candidates for the innovation awards at the 2006 composites exhibition in Paris.
The company, which hosts one of the most prominent exhibitions in the composite industry event calendar, are requesting applications for papers to be presented at the JEC Industry Forums and are inviting candidates for the multi disciplinary Innovation Awards Programme.
The JEC forums are based on the premise that innovation is central to the development strategies of companies in the composite industry, and by creating an industry specific information exchange facility, the forums will provide companies a platform to present innovations and developments in six industry sectors.
The forums will take place at the JEC show between 28-30 March 2006 and will encourage the transfer of knowledge between the different sectors and players in the composite industry. The six Forums are devoted to : Marine, Aeronautics, Ground Mass Transport, Automotive, Construction-Building, and Natural Fibres.
To give a talk at a conference, companies should send the JEC Group their proposals for a topic in French and in English, before November 10, 2005 by completing an application form on the Jec website.
Through the JEC Composites Innovation Awards programme, the JEC Group rewards the best applications, products and processes in the following sectors: Marine, Aeronautics & Space, Ground Transport, Construction, Energy & Industry, and Sports & Leisure.
“The JEC Group uses the JEC Composites Innovation Awards programme to project successful innovation strategies onto the international scene. In doing so, it also provides key support for the composite industry in the world market,” says JEC General Manager Frédérique Mutel.
A jury of international experts selects applications based on a consideration of the technical excellence, the performance of the partnership that has developed among supplier, customer and end user, and the potential for creating new market openings, for each composite solution presented.
Companies that wish to present their own innovations and know-how should send in their application before November 10, 2005.
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