Materials Revolution 2021

Special exhibition on sustainable materials, additive production and digital solutions

ELMIA Subcontractor, Jönköping/Sweden

9-12 November 2021

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Material Consulting & Technology Selection

  • Trend reports and road map analyzes
  • Material and technology research
  • Technology and materials advice

Sustainable Product Design & Material Development

  • Innovation impulses and workshops
  • Application scenarios for innovative materials
  • Development of sustainable material solutions
  • Sustainable product development

Innovation Transfer & Technology Marketing

  • Material exhibitions and innovation shows
  • Implementation of congresses and events
  • Publications on materials and technologies


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UNclean Plastics – Recycling of contaminated plastics

In the "UNclean Plastics" project, the two designers Friedrich Gerlach and Felix Stockhausen developed a printing process for the additive manufacture of toothbrushes from contaminated polypropylene.


Bubble Wrap Sneaker

The Munich shoe entrepreneur Sebastian Thies, in cooperation with the Israeli start-up Remeant, has brought a sustainable sneaker made of real, recycled bubble wrap onto the market.


Electricity from oranges

The municipal utility company Emasesa is planning a pilot project to collect 35 tons of bitter oranges from the streets of Seville to generate electricity from them.


Revolve Air foldable wheelchair

Under the name "Revolve Air", Andrea Mocellin is presenting a wheelchair which can be folded to the size of a piece of hand luggage and which a passenger can easily take on the plane.


BladeBUG maintenance robot

The British company BladeBUG has developed a six-legged robot over the past few years that will take over cost-intensive maintenance work on offshore wind turbine systems in the future. The company…


I will Rise – Vegan Sneaker

The fair produced, sustainable and vegan "I WILL RISE" sneakers by designer Nando Nkrumah from Cologne combine wonderful, hand-woven fabrics from Ghana and exceptional shoe-making skills from…


Xarvio – Digital Farming

BASF Digital Farming GmbH has received the renowned Crop Science Award for the best innovation in digital agriculture. As part of the Agricultural Solutions division of BASF, the company received an…


EDAG CityBot – smart mobility

With its CityBot EDAG presented a mobility concept that integrates artificial intelligence. It is being developed as a game changer for the Smart City of the future.


Fruit Maker blue

Fruit Maker

Fruit-Maker is a conceptual design piece that explores how 3D printing may be utilized by the food industry in the future. Prompted by a brief from Frucor Beverages to revitalize their Fresh-Up…


Smart Medication

Multimorbidity refers to the simultaneous occurrence of several diseases. It is particularly characteristic in the elderly. Under the name "Smart Medication", the designer Kilian Frieling has…


IGNIS – Light from waste heat energy

The availability of affordable, independent and, above all, clean electrical energy is still limited worldwide. With IGNIS Berlin-based designer Tobias Trübenbacher has developed a tool that converts…


3D printed wooden windows from Sweden

In October 2019, NorDan was the first window manufacturer in the world to launch 3D printed windows for commercial sales. The first 3D printed windows series are circular windows. The products are…



Prof. Dr. Sascha Peters

Managing Director, key-note speaker, authorHonorary ProfessorJury member of the Red Dot Award

Diana Drewes

Biodesigner, material developerTechnology scout, authorExpert in biofabrication with fungi, proteins and bacteria