As part of the eMove360 ° Europe 2021 international trade fair for mobility 4.0 electrically-networked-autonomous (November 16 to 18), the winners of the 19th MATERIALICA Design + Technology Award were announced yesterday evening in the forum of the fair in Munich. The jury of experts selected the most innovative and sustainable products and projects as the finalists for this prestigious award. It is the only one in the world to be positioned at the interface between design, technology and materials.
“It was again a great pleasure to have a virtual discussion with my jury colleagues about the consistently high quality entries. The award-winning submissions address, on the one hand, solutions for sustainable mobility, and, on the other hand, also, in general, the careful use of resources. As a trade fair that is committed to sustainability, we are thus sending an important signal, ”emphasizes Robert Metzger, Managing Director of MunichExpo GmbH and organizer of the award.
These are the winners: The Gold Award in the MATERIAL category goes to ContiTech MGW GmbH for its line systems made of thermoplastic elastomers (TPE), whose two-layer structure made of extruded TPE and a textile reinforcement made of thermoplastic yarn is manufactured in a fully integrated extrusion process. (www.continental-industry.com)
The Silver Award in the PRODUCT category goes to Gesenkschmiede Schneider GmbH for their innovative lightweight valves made from a new kind of lightweight titanium material (www.gsa-aalen.de)
Bergdorf Priesteregg GmbH and the Viessmann Group received the Best of Award in the MATERIAL CO2-EFFICENCY category for their innovative energy concept consisting of seven energy systems, which supplies all chalets, villas and the bathroom with heat, water and electricity. (www.priesteregg.at)
Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH and MercedesBenz AG won the Gold Award in the MATERIAL CO2-EFFICENCY category for low-CO₂ steel goods production for automotive series production (www.szfg.de)
The winner in the Student category is Nelli Singer. With “Living Beings” she explores the performative properties of wood through textile techniques and ambient humidity.
Congratulations to all winners.