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INVISTA’s bio-sourced LYCRA® fibre nominated for the Innovation Award "Bio-based Material of the Year 2015"

Apr 02, 2015

INVISTA’s T162R LYCRA® fibre has been nominated for the Innovation Award "Bio-based Material of the Year 2015" at the "8th International Conference on Bio-based Materials", 13 - 15 April 2015, Cologne, Germany.

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For the eighth year running, the Innovation Award “Biobased Material of the Year” will be awarded to the young, innovative bio-based chemicals and materials industry, finding suitable applications and markets for bio-based products. The competition focuses on new developments in these areas, which have had (or will have) a market launch in 2014 and 2015, exclusively coming from Europe and US this time round.

“We are very pleased to have shortlisted INVISTA as one of the "Top 6" candidates to take part in the 8th edition of our ‘Bio-based Material of the Year 2015’ award. Made using renewable butanediol as raw material with a lower CO2 and fossil emissions footprint, INVISTA’s bio-based LYCRA® fibre truly meets the award criteria set forward by nova Institute : innovative bio-based material industry, finding suitable applications and markets for bio-based products. It has been very tough to select the "Top 6" candidates out of 24 very exciting applications. Stay tuned, results are to be announced on the 13th of April 2015 at the 8th International Conference on Bio-based Materials in Cologne, Germany (13-15 April 2015).” Dipl.-Phys. Michael Carus, Managing Director nova-Institut GmbH.

Stay tuned, results on the 13th April!

More on http://www.biowerkstoff-kongress.de/award

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For more information, feel free to contact Kadir Cesur, Segment Manager, Apparel and Advanced Textiles (Circular Knit) – his details are below - or drop an email to PlanetAgenda@invista.com. We’ll be pleased to answer all your questions about this fantastic technology platform.