Call for innovations – Apply now for the first award “Cellulose Fibre Innovation of the Year”

Deadline for submission: 30 November 2020

The award “Cellulose Fibre Innovation of the Year 2021” will be granted to the innovative cellulose fibre industry for the development of new technologies and applications. All producers and inventors along the entire value chain from feedstock to the final product are invited to join the competition.

The contest is part of the hybrid event 2nd International Conference on Cellulose Fibres, 2-3 February 2021, in Cologne, Germany and online (

Producers and inventors of innovative technologies and applications are invited to apply at

After a pre-selection of six top candidates through the conference’s advisory board, the nominees will present their inventions at the conference. The professional audience will then cast their vote and choose the winners, who will be presented with their awards at the innovation award ceremony. In addition, the “Top 6” will present their innovations in a shared exhibition space provided by the nova-Institute during the whole of the conference. Furthermore, there is the option to book your own exhibition space.

All winners and their innovations will be highlighted in the subsequent media coverage. Each “Top 6” candidate will get one free 2-day ticket and further tickets at a discount rate.

For further information regarding the application process, please contact Seena Koyadan, The deadline for applications is 30 November 2020.


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