Elsa Piana Prize: tomorrow the last deadline to participate in the 2021 call.
Third edition of the Tessile e Salutecompetition dedicated to research. The words of the grandson of the fiber painter, Andrea Piana
The award was announced in 2019 in memory of the Biellese fiber-painter Elsa Piana, grandmother of Andrea Piana, CEO of Tintoria Piana US: "My grandmother had a particular bond with the colors of the world, the bright, bright ones - remembers Piana - She was rebellious and intelligent, he faced life with passion and freedom, joy and altruism, with the great determination to realize his dreams. These are characteristics that represent the entrepreneurial spirit and that we want to continue to enhance with this Award for courage, enthusiasm and creativity in the Research".
The award is open to all researchers, regardless of age; it can be presented by individuals or by groups; innovation can be related to both the functionalization of the textile product or the use of technological applications. For this third edition, the prize is 30,000 euros.