With the FILTECH Show taking place from 24. to 26. February 2015 the City of Cologne in Germany will turn into the top-meeting-place for all those involved with filtration and separation and adjacent sectors. With 350 exhibitors one of the world’s largest filtration shows will take place for the first time at the new venue KoelnMesse. The FILTECH Congress with more than 200 presentations will offer a representative cross section of current research findings, global developments and new approaches (Fig.). Special highlights are a plenary and six survey lectures in which internationally renowned experts give a comprehensive overview of state of the art knowledge and techniques concerning important aspects of separation technology. Abstracts can be submitted until July 4, 2014. Details for abstract submission and stand booking are available at www.filtech.de.