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4th Dornbirn GFC Innovation Days: Call for Papers 2024!


As part of the Dornbirn GFC, the 4 Innovation Days will take place from September 11 - 13, 2024. The Dornbirn GFC is a great opportunity for innovators to meet the key players in the fiber and textile industry. With its focus on innovation and research, the congress offers an inspiring environment for high-quality contacts. A total of 25 innovative companies and start-ups – from the 1st – 3rd or later stage - can apply to be part of the 4th Dornbirn GFC Innovation Days.

  • Which innovative technological solutions have already established in the market?
  • Do you recognize industry trends and would you like to involve your innovation?
  • Can you make a contribution with your innovation and support the fiber and textile industry with sustainable solutions?
  • Which research activities are currently particularly promising?

If you can answer one of these questions with “yes”, then the 4th Dornbirn GFC Innovation Days is the right place for your company.
Take the opportunity for the benefit of the future and become part of the Dornbirn GFC community.

This offer is on available to innovators:

  • Touch Point in the Foje of the Kulturhaus, Dornbirn, Austria 11 – 13 September 2024
  • Lecture of 20 minutes - Free conference ticket
  • Networking with international fiber producers, processors, machine builders
  • Invitation to the gala evening
  • Invitation to the speakers' evening

The Dornbirn GFC team looks forward to receiving your application! Registration deadline: March 31, 2024 Contact and information: office@~@dornbirn-gfc.com, Ms. Sonja Spöcker

Dornbirn GFC + Dornbirn GFC Innovation Days 2024
11 – 13 September, Dornbirn, Austria

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For 2024 we frame our call for papers under four pillars:

Circular Solutions / Recycling
Strong pillar where we intent to collaborate with Innovators/ start up companies, additional we want to include for textiles new and upcoming sorting- and separation technologies.

Fiber innovations
Is our core focus - here we include all applications like apparel, home, automotive, technical textiles,etc.
Non woven itself shows also high potentials for innovation and will be part of this group.
We also invite natural fibers like cotton and wool and we include Raw materials for the fiber production: e.g. Pulp and upstream materials for synthetic fibers.

Energy Solutions
As energy is getting very significant for the whole value chain in terms of costs and sustainably we intent to build here a strong, innovative focus.

Emerging Tec
Topics around Digitalization, AI, Transparency and traceability will get high influence in the value chain therefore we plan to open also here new pillar of innovation exchange.