24 novembre 2014

Launch of the Théophile Legrand International Prize for textile Innovation 2015 - Appeal for application submissions

A new formula for the Théophile Legrand textile Innovation Award, under the authority of the “Union of Textile Industries” and the “Institut de France”   For its sixth edition, the Théophile Legrand International textile Innovation award is amending its regulations and establishes two categories for the delivery of two different prices for the same amount of € 8,000. Candidates can now come from a research laboratory, a textile engineer school or laboratory of a textile company. To be considered, the project which will be... [Lire la suite]
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23 novembre 2014

The 2015 Théophile Legrand International Prize for Textile Innovation

An enhanced selection of candidates and prizewinners 2015   The selection of candidates and winners will now take place in four steps: - Verification of applications eligibility by the coordinator of the 2015 Price before January 31, 2015 - Introduction of candidates to an experts committee chaired by the Union des Industries Textiles in early February 2015 - Selection of the prizewinners by the jury chaired by Dominique and Christian Cambier on March 4, 2015 - Validation of the winners by the Board of Directors of the... [Lire la suite]
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22 novembre 2014

Review on the ceremony of the International Théophile Legrand Textile Innovation Award 2013

A textile that saves lives and a new colouring method for wool! For that 5th edition, 11 inventions submitted by 13 candidates from six different nationalities were selected. Two of these candidates received the 2013 Textile Innovation Award on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at the tourist resort of Val Joly, located 20 km from Fourmies, the hometown of Théophile Legrand (founder of the wool industry in the 19th century).   From micro-encapsulated textile with perfume to lifesaver textile; from biodegradable composites based of... [Lire la suite]
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21 novembre 2014

The 2015 Théophile Legrand International Prize for Textile Innovation

Call for entrants of the 2015 Théophile Legrand International Prize for Textile Innovation Following the establishment of the Institut de France’s Théophile Legrand Foundation in 2007 by Dominique and Christian Cambier, The Théophile Legrand International Prize for Textile Innovation has annually awarded two prizes for original contributions to textile innovation since 2009. In 2015, two different prices for the same amount: "The Théophile Legrand International Prize for Textile Innovation in the service industry" and "The... [Lire la suite]
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21 novembre 2014

The 2015 rules and regulations of the Théophile Legrand Prize

Regulations of the 2015 Théophile Legrand International Prize for Textile Innovation ARTICLE 1 – AIMS AND OBJECTIVES Following the establishment of the Institut de France’s Théophile Legrand Foundation in 2007 by Dominique and Christian Cambier, The Théophile Legrand International Prize for Textile Innovation has annually awarded two prizes for original contributions to textile innovation since 2009. In 2015, two different prices for the same amount: "The Théophile Legrand International Prize for Textile Innovation in the service... [Lire la suite]
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31 mars 2013

A Théophile Legrand International Prize for Textile Innovation that leads to concrete products and many applications

Call for entrants of the 2013 Théophile Legrand International Prize for Textile Innovation  In honor of Théophile Legrand, founder of the wool industry in Fourmies, northern France, the Théophile Legrand Foundation-Institut de France was created in 2007 by Christian Cambier, descendant of Théophile Legrand and his wife Dominique. Gabriel de Broglie, Chancellor of the Institut de France, currently chairs the foundation, with the main administrator paleontologist Philippe Taquet, President of the Academy of Sciences.   ... [Lire la suite]
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19 mars 2013

The 2013 rules and regulations of the Théophile Legrand Prize

Regulations of the 2013 Théophile Legrand International Prize for Textile Innovation ARTICLE 1 – AIMS AND OBJECTIVES Following the establishment of the Institut de France’s Théophile Legrand Foundation in 2007 by Dominique and Christian Cambier, The Théophile Legrand International Prize for Textile Innovation has annually awarded two prizes for original contributions to textile innovation since 2009. The prize rewards two researchers or students demonstrating an ability to invent the ‘textile of tomorrow’, the original creation of... [Lire la suite]
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18 mars 2013

ValJoly - Eppe-Sauvage (59 - France)

The resort ValJoly (59) hosts the 2013 Théophile Legrand Prize ceremony After being hosted by the Textile Museum in Fourmies (59) in 2009, then by ENSAIT of Roubaix (59) in 2010, Bol Vert Trélon (59) in 2011 took the reigns and the Royal Abbey of Chaalis (60 - Property of the Institut de France) followed in 2012. For the 2013 award presentation the Théophile Legrand Prize will head back to its native North region. Both awards will be presented at the Conference Centre of ValJoly, 20 kilometers from Fourmies and 3 kilometers from... [Lire la suite]
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17 mars 2013

The first winners of Textile Innovation Award

Théophile Legrand and Textile Innovation Théophile Legrand (1799 - 1877) was a visionary leader of the textile industry of the nineteenth century who dedicated his life to shaping Fourmies. Historians from the north of France consider Théophile Legrand as the “Father of the wool industry,” as well as and the “Father of the city of Fourmies.” It was under his leadership that Fourmies would become a global center known for its combed wool in 1869. In 1910, following in his footsteps, his children and the regional industrialists were... [Lire la suite]
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16 mars 2013

The 2013 selection committee is composed of experts and jury members

The jury and the committee of experts for 2013 The selection committee is composed of experts and jury members and chaired by:  - Mr. Christian Cambier, the founder of the Théophile Legrand Foundation - Institut de France, CEO and founder of Prigest in Paris.  - Mrs. Dominique Cambier, founding member of the Théophile Legrand Foundation - Institut de France  The jury members:  - Mr. Yves Dubief, President of the Union des Industries Textiles, CEO of SA Tenthorey in Eloyes  - Mr. Dominique Jacomet,... [Lire la suite]
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