Bio-based Start-up Day

++ The start-ups have been selected! ++

7 April 2016, Maternushaus, Cologne, Germany

High-potential start-ups from the field of bio-based chemistry, polymers and biotechnology are invited to present themselves to industry and investors!


Press release: ++  over 70 participants registered ++ Bio-based Start-up Day – Featuring the Best and Brightest ++ Investors meet pioneers of the bioeconomy ++

The Bio-based Start-up Day will bring start-ups, investors and industry together by giving the floor to everyone and providing great opportunities of networking. The day will start with a keynote speech followed by presentations of start-ups. Related clusters such as CLIB2021 and IBB Netzwerk will also have the chance to present their own young start-ups. In special meeting sessions the audience will have the opportunity to meet the start-ups in person. Investors will afterwards provide an insight into their incentives and experiences working with start-ups in the bio-based and biotech sector. The day will end with a discussion and a coming together. Great networking opportunities all day long!

Free booths!
Exhibition booths are free for registered participants! The offer for a free booth is limited up to 15 booths. Afterwards a booth costs 200 EUR plus 19%. Please contact: Dominik Vogt,

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Don't miss this opportunity!
Take part in the 9th International Conference on Bio-based Materials (5-6 April 2016) and benefit from a 30% discount on the registration fee of the Bio-based Start-up Day (7 April 2016)!