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Composites Challenge

PhD Challenge dedicated to the Composite Industry
 

Composites Challenge is a competition of PhD sourced and selected for the quality of their research work in the field of composites.
The Challenge: 5 minutes to pitch their thesis using 1 slide Launched in 2018, Composites Challenge received the support of Zoltek Group, part of Toray Group.

 

Put your expertise at the forefront by applying for Composites Challenge 2019!

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Deadline: December 15, 2018

 

A Win-Win Program

For the PhD

  • Direct access to the industry, potential investors or buyer of their research
  • A unique way to promote their research to the 43,000+ participants of the show and the 100,000+ JEC World community contacts
  • A gateway to recruiters

For the industry

  • Source of innovation and solutions at early stage
  • Source of talent

 

The Competitors

Last year, the PhD talents have been selected from 7 prestigious universities: Bristol – UK, Clément Ader Institute – France, Dresden – Germany, EPFL – Switzerland, ESTACA – France, IMDEA – Spain, Keiserslautern – Germany, Leuven – Belgium, Purdue – USA

 

A Great Event

Participate in the Composites Challenge to reap the benefits:

  • The recruitment campaign – from September to December 2018
  • A press release to announce the finalists 
  • Marketing campaigns targeting the 100,000+ JEC Group database contacts
  • Full coverage in the JEC World Digital Preview (sent one month prior to the show to the visitors and exhibitors)
  • A massive voting campaign via social media activities
  • A strong setup at the show, including technical posters; printed promotional materials with a dedicated brochure; a pitch session; and an award ceremony

 

Winner 2018

Alexandre MORDASINI, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
He studies discontinuous fiber composite tubes for high-performance applications.

 

Contact

E-mail: composites-challenge@jeccomposites.com

 

Download the 2019 Composites Challenge brochure

Read the final Press Release of Composites Challenge 2018