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16.01.2015Start-up Day at the 8th International Conference on Bio-based Materials
The 8th International Conference on Bio-based Materials (“Biowerkstoff-Kongress”), 13 – 15 April in Cologne, Germany, builds on successful previous conferences: 250 participants and 30 exhibitors mainly from industry are expected! Due to last years great success and for a second time the conference will count with a third day especially dedicated to start-ups with ground-breaking innovations.

In 2014 eight start-ups presented themselves to industry and investors for the first time. The companies had been invited to present their technologies and latest developments in the field of biotechnology and related technologies. The day was great success: Almost all start-ups found contacts and companies interested in their technologies.

This year’s start-ups session will feature up to 12 new innovative start-ups. Sponsored by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the Industrial Biotechnology Cluster CLIB2021 the day will start with investors, providing an insight into their incentives and experiences working with start-ups in the biotech sector. The selected start-ups will afterwards have a chance to present their innovations and get in contact with potential partners and investors.

If you are interested in presenting your start-up company at the 8th International Conference on Bio-based Materials, please contact

Dipl.-Ing. Florence Aeschelmann
Phone: +49 (0)2233-4814-48
florence.aeschelmann@nova-institut.de

The 8th International Conference on Bio-based Materials, 13- 15 April in Cologne, Germany, aims at providing major players from the European and Asian bio-based chemicals, plastics and composite industries with an opportunity to present and discuss their latest developments and strategies.

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