WALiD at ‘K’ 2016 (October 2016)

The ‘K’ fair is held every three years in Dusseldorf, Germany and is the world’s leading fair for the plastics and rubber industry.  This year’s fair took place from the 19th to 26th October and was attended by Fraunhofer ICT.


Fraunhofer ICT displayed a range of material from their stand which included sandwich, tape and foam samples and project literature was also distributed.  Around 218,000 visitors attended from 108 countries from a variety of sectors, both professional and public.  Approximately 30 people expressed an interest in the project.


Fraunhofer ICT attends ITHEC 2016 (October 2016)

ITHEC 2016 was the third International Conference and Exhibition on Thermoplastic Composites.  International experts and representatives were invited from leading companies to highlight the opportunities that thermoplastic composites are able to offer in terms of cost, performance and lead times.

ITHEC1This year’s conference took place from 11th to 12th October in Bremen, Germany and was attended by Fraunhofer ICT who were invited to give a paper and a presentation of the project.

Around 280 people attended this conference from a total of 26 countries, a high proportion of which were from industry.


Windrad disseminates project at Wind Energy 2016 (September 2016)

Wind energy hamburg

The world’s leading exposition for wind energy provided the perfect platform for project partner Windrad Engineering to disseminate the project.

This event, which took place in Hamburg, Germany between 27th to 30th September attracted around 35,000 visitors from fields such as suppliers, manufacturers and material development and processing.

Windrad disseminated the project by handing out project flyers and taking part in technical discussions.