13 March 2012
13 March 2012
The “Composite Innovations Award” for developments with a particularly high degree of innovation in CFRP lightweight construction will be bestowed for the sixth time at the CFK-Valley Stade Convention.
According to CFK, the “Composite Innovations Award” is endowed with a Master’s grant for the new “Composite Materials/Composites” Master’s course of studies valued at 18,000 Euro. They say the award is endowed by the City of Stade, CFK-Valley Stade and by the Private University of Applied Sciences Göttingen (PFH Göttingen).
CFK explain that all firms and institutes participating at the CFK-Valley Stade Convention are eligible to apply for this grant. Research and engineering performances that make particularly innovative contributions to the development of materials and processes for marketable carbon-fibre reinforced composite structures are included in the evaluation process.
The laureate will be determined by CFK-Valley Stade steering board and a representative of the City of Stade. The deadline for entries is 27 April 2012.
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