A Bioeconomy Ventures Expand&Explore Event and MPowerBIO Training and Pitching Competition
18.08.22 | Training Session (online event)
25.08.22 | Pitching Competition (on-site, Startplatz, Düsseldorf)
Join our SME & Start-up Pitch Event @ CLIB if you are active in the bio-based industry sector and want to improve your contacts with investors.
Apply until 01 August to join both our training event to get individual feedback from investment experts and our competition to build your investor network and have the chance to join an even larger European pitching event in October. You can also join one of the two events individually.
The three best SMEs will have the chance to pitch at the MPowerBIO Final Pitching Competition “TechTour Bioeconomy 2022” on 05 October in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. They will receive an award of 250 EUR towards travel costs. In addition, three SMEs will be retained on a reserve list.
Application is open for European SMEs active in the bio-based industry sector. There is a limited number of spots available. Please give us some information about your product or process, including technology readiness level (TRL), targeted markets, your technology. Registrations will be confirmed after eligibility check on a first come first serve basis.
Day 1 – 18.08.22 Pitch Training Session (online only)
Get questions and individual feedback from a panel of mentors selected for their expertise. A maximum of 9 SMEs can take part in this training.
|13:00 – 13:30||Welcome and introduction|
|13:30 – 16:15||Pitch training (each 5 min pitch & 10 min Q&A and feedback)|
|16:15 – 16:30||Joint feedback from all mentors and participants|
|16:30||End of the training session|
Day 2 – 25.08.22 Pitching Competition (in-person event, Startplatz Düsseldorf)
Build your investor network and compete with the other European SMEs for one of the free spots at the MPowerBIO Final Pitching Competition “TechTour Bioeconomy 2022”. Limited spots are available.
MPowerBIO Final Pitching Competition “TechTour Bioeconomy 2022”. Limited spots are available.
|14:00 – 14:10||Welcome and introduction|
|14:10 – 14:40||Keynote|
|14:40 – 14:50||Introduction of the jury|
|14:50 – 17:25||Pitching Competition (each 5 min pitch & 5 min Q&A)|
|17:25 – 17:35||Announcement of winning SMEs|
|17:35 – 18:30||Networking & snacks|
|18:30||End of the event|
|Both projects have received funding from the Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (JU) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 101023260 (BioeconomyVentures) and 887501 (MPowerBIO). The JU receives support from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme and the Bio-based Industries Consortium.|