05 September 2017
05 September 2017
The fourth annual Composites and Advanced Materials Expo (CAMX) – taking place in Orlando, Florida, US, on 11-14 September – will feature the show's first xC Startup Award.
xC Consultants is hosting the award in partnership with the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE).
The competition is focused on innovation, the value created by the use of composite materials in the innovation, the role of the partners in the development phase, the benefits for the end-users and market potential of the innovation. The three best-ranked teams can win up to a total of $10,000 in prize money.
The finalists are:
On 12 September, all the startups will pitch their innovation in front of a jury of experts who will award three champions. These sessions are open to all CAMX attendees. The winners will be announced on 13 September in the Innovation Park Presentation Theatre.
The judges for the competition are:
Foster Corporation has seen its business flourish in the last few years. As a result of this growth, Foster has broken ground on a new state-of-the-art 55,780 ft2 (5,182 m2) manufacturing facility that is adjacent to its headquarters in Putnam, Connecticut, US.
Michelman will introduce visitors to the JEC Forum Chicago Conference & Business Meetings to its portfolio of fibre sizing solutions that help industry exploit the benefits of composites: design freedom, consolidation of parts, and integration of functionality while meeting lightweighting initiatives.
CRP Technology collaborated with the Department of Aerospace Science and Technology of the Politecnico di Milano (PoliMi) on the construction of parts for the aeroelastic wind tunnel demonstrators for ‘Aeroelastic Flutter Suppression (AFS)’ e ‘GLAMOUR’ projects.