Fikra: Rising Stars of the Plastics Industry Due to the overwhelming success now for the third time: GPCA Plastics Excellence Awards presents, the ‘Fikra: Rising Stars of Plastics Industry’ category. It gives students from regional universities and vocational institutes the opportunity to present their innovative product and process improvement ideas to the plastics business community. The competition aims to act as an ‘incubator for young talent’ and to identify talented students by giving them the opportunity to showcase practical and conceptual products to some of the leaders in the industry. Shortlisted students will present the visual concept (poster) during the event. Winners will be given the chance to discuss their ideas for production and processes with key contacts from the GPCA community, including manufacturers, laboratories, industry professionals, experts and mentors. This category is open for individuals and groups.