EFIB Start-up Village: applications are open!

The European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology and the Bioeconomy (EFIB) is EuropaBio’s flagship event for industrial biotechnology and the bioeconomy.

EFIB’s Start-up Village is a central meeting point in the exhibition area, bringing together innovative young businesses with investors as well as industrial corporations.

It offers a number of founders who are active in industrial biotechnology and the bioeconomy strong visibility to the approx. 500 EFIB attendees, while providing a valuable opportunity for networking and exchange.

We invite founders to apply for the Start-up Village if they are active in industrial biotechnology and the bioeconomy with a business focus on new bio-based technologies, services, or industrial application for the following areas/sectors:

  • Food, feed and nutrition
  • Bioprocesses and Technologies
  • Sustainable Biomaterials

Your application should include a pitch deck (PDF with a max of 25 pages) with the following information:

  • Business idea and state of science/technology & development phase of the bio-based solution
  • Targeted application area(s)/sector & market volume
  • Outlook of the next milestones (3+ years)
  • Overview of funding team and management
  • Free spot in the Start-up Village and free access to the 1:1 conference partnering
  • Free admission for one company representative to EFIB and reduced fee for other company representatives
  • Selected start up village participants will also have a pitching slot during our dedicated “Start-up Hour” on October 26, 2022

In case of any further questions, please contact startupvillage@efibforum.com.

Application deadline: August 10, 2022
If you are interested, apply here.