Textile, Building & Construction @ 15th Int. Conference of the EIHA, 12 - 13 June 2018, Cologne

15th International Conference of the European Industrial Hemp Association

12 - 13 June 2018, Maternushaus Cologne, Germany:

++ 210 participants from 35 countries already registered - 300 participants from 40 countries expected again ++ Already 20 exhibitors - only one booth left ++ largest event on industrial hemp worldwide ++

Dear Experts on Industrial Hemp,

Welcome to the world's largest event on industrial hemp - the 15th Conference of the European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA) will take place in Cologne, Germany.

Meet at the conference: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada ++ Agropro ++ Arctic Fiber ++ ASTM ++ BAFA neu ++ Berrico FoodCompany ++ C.A.R.M.E.N. ++ Canah ++ CannaWellness ++ Cavac Biomatériaux ++ CBDepot ++ CBDHolland ++ Danish Technological Institute ++ Elixinol ++ FAAAT ++ Fédération Nationale des Producteurs de Chanvre (FNPC) ++ Finzelberg ++ FRD ++ GW Research ++ Harmony ++ Hanf Farm ++ Hanffaser Uckermark ++ Hanf-Zeit ++ Hemp Foods Australia ++ Hemp Industries Association (HIA) ++ Hemp it ++ Hempoint ++ HempFlax ++ Hempoint ++ Hemporium ++ Hempowered Life ++ Hempro ++ HEMPTECHNO ++ Huffington Post ++ IIHA ++ Institute of Bast Fibre Crops International ++ Interchanvre ++ International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute (ICCI) ++ Isolate Extraction Systems ++ Jinzhou Qiaopai Biotech ++ Konoplex ++ MH medical hemp ++ Naporo Klima Dämmstoff ++ NATECO2 ++ Nutraceutech ++ Phytowelt Green Technologies ++ Pro Organica ++ Pronatura ++ Propaganda Production ++ SHANXI MINGLIANG INVESTMENT DEVELOPMENT GROUP ++ Silverwater Capital  ++ South Hemp Tecno ++ Stonehemp ++ Thar Process ++ The Leaf Extracts ++ Trigal Pharma ++ Virgina Industrial Hemp Coalition ++ Vitality Hemp ++ Zentrum für Nachwachsende Rohstoffe ++ Zilis ++ WUR and many more

The two sessions focus on furniture, construction and buidling. Final programme is online here.


Yujie Tian
Heilongjiang Academy of Sciences (CN)
The Application and Market Development of Hemp Textile Industry in China - Abstract here
Bodil Engberg Pallesen
Danish Technological Institute (DK)
Will a Nordic Production of Sustainable Hemp Textiles be a Reality? -  Abstract here

Dr. Jan van Dam

Hemp for Sustainable Textile Market Developments

Building & Construction

Chairwoman: Dr. Asta Partanen, nova-Institut GmbH (DE)
Eelkje Oldenburger 
HempFlax (NL)
New Innovative Hemp Building Applications
Oana Suciu 
Pioneering Hemp 3rd Time - Update on Building with Hemp in Romania - Abstract here
Robert Schwemmer
Naporo (AT)
Hemp - the Sound Insulation Facade


Innovation Award “Hemp Product of the Year 2018”

For the first time, the Innovation Award “Hemp Product of the Year 2018” will be granted to the young, innovative industrial industry for finding suitable applications and markets for industrial hemp based products. The focus of the award - sponsored by HempConsult - is on new developments within these business areas. Nine products and companies have been nominated.

Further Information

The participation fee is 550 EUR (excl. 19% VAT, including lunches, snacks and dinner buffet). Participants will range from cultivation consultants, primary and further processors, traders, mechanical engineers and investors to numerous small and medium-sized enterprises and to international automotive companies and suppliers. The conference language will be English.


nova-Institute would like to acknowledge HempConsult (DE) for sponsoring the Innovation Award “Hemp Product of the Year 2018”, CANAH (RO), HempFlax (NL), Hempro Int. (DE) and MH medical hemp (DE) as Gold Sponsors, REAKIROLABS (CZ) as Silver Sponsor and CBDepot (CZ) as Bronze Sponsor of the conference.

Don't miss the world's largest event on Industrial Hemp in 2018!
We are looking forward to meeting you in Cologne.

With best regards,

Michael Carus and Dominik Vogt, nova-Institut GmbH