In order to promote man-made fibers research at universities and research institutes, the Paul Schlack Man-Made Fibres Prize has been awarded since 1971 on the occasion of the Dornbirn Global Fibers Congress (Dornbirn GFC) in Dornbirn/Austria, this year online.
There are 2 prize categories:
• the Paul Schlack prize awarded with € 3,000 - for an author of a theme from a university or research institute;
• the honorary prize for a project leader of a joint research project between university/research institute and industry.
Proposals should be submitted to CIRFS as soon as possible, taking into account the deadline of April 30, 2021. Application documents shall be preferably in English, or in another European language, and shall include a copy of the published work. An English summary must be provided in all cases.
The Paul Schlack Prize 2020 was awarded to Dr. Jasmin Jung from the University of Duisburg-Essen for her PhD dissertation “Microplastic Fibers Released by Textile Laundry: A New Analytical Approach for the Determination of Fibers in Effluents”.
For further information: www.cirfs.org.