Future Materials Awards Logo 7th November 2018
Novotel, Amsterdam City

To enter an award, click on 'Submit your entries' button to access the entry form and complete all sections.

Entry criteria

Your written submission must be completed online using no more than 1000 words. The entry should show how you meet all the criteria listed in your chosen category. These can be summarised as follows:

Objective: Objective: Describe the objectives and goals that led to the implementation of your initiative - up to 200 words
Strategy: Strategy: Describe your entry's strategy, implementation and key features - up to 500 words
Results: Results: Lay out the results of your work and how it successfully met your objectives - up to 300 words

Additional information: You may include any additional information that will help judges evaluate innovation and success of product, including research details, sales results, client testimonials, videos, etc. Images must be .jpg or .png, 2MB max size. 
Team recognition: Give credit to all the people who contributed to your entry’s success!

Please read the following guidelines and rules before submitting the awards  entry:

  • All entries must be submitted online via this website. No hardcopy entries will be accepted.
  • Entries exceeding 1000 words will be automatically marked down by the judges.
  • Only fully completed entry forms will be accepted. Word limits are to be strictly observed. Judges will only receive the exact number of words requested.
  • On receipt of your entry, the awards administrator will confirm it via email. If you do not obtain such a receipt within three days, please contact us to confirm your entry.

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  • Best Innovation: Clothing Textiles
  • Best Innovation: Home Textiles
  • Best Innovation: Mobile Textiles
  • Best Innovation: Medical Textiles
  • Best Innovation: Protective Textiles
  • Best Innovation: Sports Textiles
  • Best Innovation: Sustainable Textiles
  • Best Innovation: Textile Chemistry
  • Best Innovation: e-textiles
  • Best Innovation: Machine Digitalisation
  • Digital Business of The Year (Manufacturer)
  • Innovative Start-Up
  • Innovative Business of The Year (SME)
  • Innovative Business of The Year (Large)
  • Innovative Partnership
  • Innovator of The Year


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Entries deadline
Finalist announcement
Awards Ceremony