Wool Innovation Prize

The Worshipful Company of Woolmen and The Company of Merchants of the Staple of England are launching a prize in the UK for innovation in the use and application of wool. This is open to any individual who works with wool.

  • Awarded Annually
  • Application has to be innovative and commercially viable
  • apparel or non-apparel applications
  • £10,000 prize

Annual Closing date is 30th June.

For further details please contact The Campaign for Wool for an application form: innovation@campaignforwool.org

Supported by the Campaign for Wool

Heriot Watt

Five students supported with scholarships and medals: two post graduate (masters) course students with financial assistance; one bronze medal and financial assistance to the best second year student on the BSc course for Fashion Technology; a silver medal and financial assistance for the best final year Honours graduate on the BSc/BA Textile and Fashion Design Management course; a silver medal and financial assistance (Roger Flemington award) to the best Honours graduate on the MSc Fashion Textiles Management course.

Huddersfield

Five students supported with scholarships and medals: one silver medal and financial assistance to each of the best final year BSc student in Technical Innovation and Design, the best final year BA/BSc student in the Manufacture of Wool products; a silver medal and financial assistance to the best final year BA/BSc Fashion Design student producing a collection using wool based fabrics; a silver medal and financial assistance (the Peter Valpy Millenium Memorial Bursary) to the best final year BA/BSc Student involved in Manufacturing or Fashion Design, Marketing & Promotion; and financial assistance to support a British born and based BA/BSc student undertaking an industrial placement year overseas (this award may be shared between 2 students).

Scottish Agricultural College

Five students supported: two financial awards each to support either a M.Sc or Ph.D student for research work towards their degree, which must be associated with sheep or wool; one award of financial assistance to support a student with their project to obtain their BSc; two awards each of a silver medal and some financial assistance to ‘top of the class’ BSc students on two different sheep related courses.

Lord Barnby

One student supported: a silver medal and financial assistance awarded to the most promising young person already employed full time in the West Yorkshire textile industry.

For more information please contact the clerk