Techtextil, Avantex Accepting Applications For 2009 Innovation Prizes

Germany-based Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH now is accepting applications for the Techtexil and
Avantex Innovation 2009 prizes. The prizes, awarded by Techtextil, the International Trade Fair for
Technical Textiles and Nonwovens, and Avantex, the International Forum for Innovative Apparel,
recognize outstanding achievements in research, materials and product development, and new
technology in the high-tech textiles field, and also promote the transfer of ideas among research,
industry and end-user.

Messe Frankfurt will accept applications for the Techtextil and Avantex Innovation prizes
until March 20. The prizes will be awarded during a ceremony at Techtextil 2009 in Frankfurt, to be
held June 16-18, 2009. Entry forms should be sent to Katrin Mueller,; +49 69 75
75-65 53; fax +49 69 75 75-9 65 53. For more information, visit

February 18, 2009