Wood and Natural Fibre Composites

The conference continues to internationalise; while it originally focused on the German market, this year, the conference language will be English. The range of topics that previously covered only WPC, will for the first time be expanded to also address Natural Fibre Composites (NFC) and bio-based plastics as matrix for bio-composites. All these markets are overlapping more and more and are growing as a whole. 16-171215, Cologne, Germany Information:  http://www.wpc-conference.com Call for Papers The following topics are in the focus of the conference. - International markets & politics - Latest developments in the German-speaking area​ - Sustainability & recycling - Latest technology developments - WPC and NFC in automobile applications - WPC and NFC granules for injection moulding and extrusion To submit an abstract, please, contact Dr. Asta Eder: asta.eder@nova-institut.de Wood and Natural Fibre Composite Innovation Award 2015 The innovation award highlights products that entered the market in 2015 or are just about to be launched. Producers and inventors of innovative, new applications for WPC and NFC are invited to hand in their applications to the Wood and Natural Fibre Composite Award 2015. The jury of experts will nominate the six best candidates, which will be presented to the conference audience. The winner will be awarded in the evening during the gala dinner. Deadline for submissions: 160915 Application form: http://wpc-conference.com >Innovation Award To submit your application, please, contact Dr. Asta Eder: asta.eder(at)nova-institut.de