EIHA Hemp Conference

Save the date: 16–17 June 2020, Maternushaus, Cologne, Germany


420 paricipants from 49 countries ++ Final programme online ++ Additional exhibition booking opportunities ++

Specialists from all over the world will meet in order to exchange information regarding the latest developments in hemp applications for fibres, shives, seeds and oil as well as cannabinoids. Applications are biocomposites in automotive and construction, textiles, food, food supplements and pharmaceuticals. We are expecting 350 international participants from 40 countries – we are looking forward to the biggest event on industrial hemp ever!

Hemp fibre-reinforced plastic, hemp protein powder and hemp face cream are “Hemp Products of the Year 2019”:

Topics of the conference

  • CBD as Food Supplement and Pharmaceutical
  • Hemp Seeds, Oil and Protein for Food and Feed
  • Fibres & Shives for Construction, Biocomposites, Insulation and Textiles

Sponsoring opportunities

All sponsoring opportunities are available here.


Spectrum of Participants

  • Agriculture
  • Engineers
  • Food and Feed Industry
  • Natural Fibre Industry
  • Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Research and Development
  • Traders and Investors

Organiser: nova-Institute

nova-Institute is a private and independent research institute, founded in 1994; nova offers research and consultancy with a focus on bio-based and CO2-based economy in the fields of food and feedstock, techno-economic evaluation, markets, sustainability, dissemination, B2B communication and policy. Every year, nova organises several large conferences on these topics; nova-Institute has 30 employees and an annual turnover of more than 3 million €. Get the latest news from nova-Institute, subscribe here.

In cooperation with: European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA)

EIHA is the industry association of the European hemp industry. Members are companies, which perform the processing or trading of hemp straw to fibres and shives or hemp raw material like fibres, shives, seeds or flowers. EIHA was founded as an association of the members of the European Hemp Industry. Founded in 2005, EIHA today has 29 regular and more than 140 associate members from 35 countries.


Media Partners

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Innovation Award Sponsor

Conference Leaflet

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsor

Bronze Sponsor

Beer on Tap Sponsor


nova-Institut GmbH

Mr. Dominik Vogt
Chemiepark Knapsack
Industriestraße 300
50354 Huerth / Germany
Phone: +49(0)2233-48-1449

Important deadlines

Abstract submission
30 April 2019

Award application
6 May 2019

Poster submission
27 May 2019

5 – 6 June 2019