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About Innovation Exchange


The 4th edition of Innovation Exchange will be held concurrently and co-located within the show venue of Indian Ceramics and Ceramics Asia .This unique platform is designed for the show participants, industry think-tanks, consultants and industry technicians to provide meaningful insights into current trends, new & emerging technologies, their impact, sustainable and technologies as well as global best practices in the ceramic industry. It is envisaged that 30 minute slots through the day on all show days would be taken up by renowned speakers from the exhibitors, sponsors, industry technical associations and special invitees. This program will allow audience to engage in high level talks and to a selection of high quality oral contributions. It will showcase innovative product or service to potential customers. Attendance is free of charge to all Indian Ceramics and Ceramics Asia visitors.

Program Schedule

  Date Company Topic Presented by
14:00 – 14:30 AOKEROLA GROUP New Launches Mr. Gaofeng Duan
14:45 – 15:15 Xaar Plc Innovation in Xaar Mr. Gerard Winn
15:30 – 16:00 Claystation Art Studios Pvt ltd Business Prospectus of Designer Tableware & Decorative Ceramics in India Ms. Shilpa.G
16:15 – 16:45 20 microns Ltd Innovative Blended Clays for Functional Ceramics using localized Resources Dr. Anil Bansal &
Mr. Siva Rama Krishna
17:00 – 17:30 FERRO India 1. FERRO High Performance Polishing Glaze for GVT
2. FERRO Digital Ceramic Effects – upcoming trends
Mr.Fernando Miguel Castanheira (FMC) &
Mr. Juan Carlos Marin (JCM)
17:30 – 18:00 Imerys Ceramics India Pvt Ltd How to bring value to ceramics cutomers Mr.Jerome de Lievre
10:30 – 11:00 cfi workshop Opening Address & question and answer session with Indian representatives of the tiles and sanitaryware industry to asses the situation of the local market. Karin Scharrer, Editor-in-Chief, cfi – ceramic forum international Göller
11.00 – 11.20 Esan Eczacibasi Industrial Raw Materials co. Super-White Bentonite for Tiles Rıza Bayraktar, Esan/TR
11.20 – 11.40 LAMBERTI R&D-Activities for Chemical Specialites for the Ceramics Industry Renato Lazzarini, LAMBERTI/IT
11.40 – 12.00 Amberger Kaolinwerke High Quality Materials for Ceramic AKPrime – the Reference of Glaze Kaolin Hans-Jürgen Hofmann, Head of Sales Ceramics, AKW/DE
12.00 – 12.20 TECNOFILIERE Contribution to the Innovation in Indian Brickyards Gerardo James Di Iorio, TECNOFILIERE/IT
12.20 – 12.40 SABO Indian Brick Industry– Challenges and Modern Technologies Angelos Markou, SABO/GR
12.40 – 12.50 cfi – ceramic forum international, Göller Verlag/DE Closing remarks Karin Scharrer
12.50 – 14.00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 14:30 Xaar Innovation in Xaar Mr Gerard Winn
14:45 – 15:15 Evnzee 3D Printing 3D Printing and Ceramics Industry Mr Kiran Soni
15:30 – 17:30 Ashapura Group
(Raw Material Workshop)
Glaze applications
Usability of clay in different Ceramic formulation
Dr. Sanjeev Basin &
Mr. S. Natikar
10:30 – 11:00 Greentech Mechanization of Traditional Indian Brick Industry: Challenges and Opportunities Dr. Sameer Maithel
11:15 – 11:45 Prayag Clay Products Mr. Om Prakash Badlani
12:00 – 12:30 Beralmar Mr. Miquel Moix/Jordi/Bharath
12:45 – 13:15 Neptune/Supertec Mr. Francesco De Sabato
13.15 – 14.00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 14:30 Sibelco India Minerals Pvt Ltd Maximisation of Value Creation from Raw Material: An innovative way of supply the Sanitaryware Industry By Vincenzo Torre