JEC has revealed the winners of its Innovation Awards.

They are as follows:


Aerospace – parts

Fraunhofer ICT (Germany): Hybrid seating structure


Aerospace – process

CETIM (France): Manufacture a Krueger wing flap in thermoplastic.


Automotive and road transportation – design part

Porsche AG (Germany): World’s first carbon roll cage for production cars


Automotive and road transportation – process

AUDI AG (Germany): BEV battery protection plate in composite design


Building and civil engineering

Nanotures (Spain): A composite roof for the stadium of Real Madrid


Circularity and recycling

Toyota Industries Corporation (Japan): 100% recycled carbon fiber spun yarn and applied products


Digital, AI and data

Niar Wsu (United States): In-process AFP manufacturing inspection system


Equipment, machinery and heavy industries

IsoTruss, Inc (United States): Isotruss carbon fiber tower


Maritime transportation and shipbuilding

Chantiers de L’atlantique (France): solid sail mast


Renewable energies

Huntsman Advanced Materials (Switzerland): acrylic adhesives


Sports, Leisure and Recreation

Swancor Holding Co Ltd (Taiwan): recyclable thermoset CFRP composite bike