About the competition

The competition is open to practitioners, (architects, engineers, material designers) based in Europe. The projects may be carried out individually or in groups, with no restriction on the number of members of the team. The number of projects to be presented by a single participant is unlimited. Projects can also be presented by industrial companies. In this case, the name of the designer /architect/ engineer (depending on the type of project) must be mentioned.


  • Using Innovative Materials
  • Rediscovering Traditional Materials
  • Working with Recycled Materials

All projects, ideas and concepts will be accepted if in accordance with the competition topics. The proposals have to be presented in English.

Competition is closed, winners will be personally contacted

Who or what is InnoMatnet?

InnoMatNet – Networking of materials laboratories and innovation actors in various industrial sectors for product or process innovation.

InnoMatNet is a project funded under the NMP (Nanosciences, nanotechnologies, materials and new production technologies) theme of the European Union 7th Framework Programme, with the overall goal of promoting collaboration, knowledge transfer, and the creation of new alliances between materials researchers, designers in industry, and others involved in innovation.

InnoMatNet runs from 1st April 2012 to 30th September 2014.

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