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:
More than 1,800 visitors attended the KraussMaffei Competence Forum in Munich, Germany, on 6-7 June to celebrate the company’s 180th anniversary under the theme ‘Technology Pioneers – from Tradition to Innovation.’
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