The Discover Natural Fibres Initiative (DNFI) was created as an outgrowth of the International Year of Natural Fibres 2009, declared by the United Nations General Assembly.
Nominations for the 2021 DNFI Innovation in Natural Fibres Award are being accepted until September 10, 2021. Awards will be judged in 3 categories:
• Innovative products/components or applications
• Innovative processes/procedures
• Research and science
Evaluation criteria are outstanding scientific work and technical feasibility; the level of improvement or effectiveness of the innovation over existing products or processes; the degree to which the innovative product or process has been implemented; and the potential for opening new outlets, markets or sectors for products made of natural fibers.