DNFI – Innovation in Natural Fibres 2019 – Award Ceremony

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(Update: 14. January 2020)

DNFI - Innovation in Natural Fibres Award 2019At January 8th 2020 between 10:30 AM and 11:00 AM, the winners of the DNFI Innovation Award 2019 will be recognized. Two researchers from India and the USA collaborated on the development of a biodegradable cotton-jute fabric with a waterproof coating that can substitute for non-biodegradable PVC-coated polyester. This cost-effective natural fibre product was developed with support from the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India, and the Hon. Mr. Moloy Chandan Chakrabortty, Jute Commissioner of India will participate in the Award Ceremony.

Furthermore, DNFI members and representatives of natural fiber organizations will participate in the ceremony, e.g.:


DNFI Award Ceremony
From left: Dr. Terry Townsend (chair DNFI.org), Ph. Dr. Debasish Das (award winner), Dr. Christian Schindler (ITMF.org)
(Photo: Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH / Thomas Fedra, HEIMTEXTIL, 8 January 2020)


Date: 8. January 2020

Place: HEIMTEXTIL, Hall 4 Level 2 – C70, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Download: Debasish Das and Subhas Ghosh Win 2019 Award

Additional Information: Award Ceremony 8th January 2020

Group-Photo (from left): Dr. Terry Townsend, Asish Mohta, Ph. Dr. Debasish Das, Moloy Chandan Chakrabortty, Dr. Christian Schindler, Ernst Grimmelt (Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH / Thomas Fedra)