LISAvienna to support the EFIB Digital Start-up Forum

Apply by September 16, 2020!

The digital START-UP FORUM offers young founders who are active in industrial biotech-nology and bioeconomy strong visibility among the international EFIB attendees, representing sector stakeholders from companies, academics, SMEs, investors, policy makers, NGOs and media. 

LISAvienna encourages start-ups to apply

Start-ups from the following areas are invited to apply for a live pitch:

  • Green. Circular. Sustainable.
  • Food, Feed & Nutrition
  • Fashion & Textiles
  • Materials & Packaging
  • Bioprocesses & Technologies

Participation in the digital Start-up Forum includes:

  • Company profile in the digital EFIB Stakeholder guide on bio-based innovation
  • Up to 3 full access tickets for company representatives, incl access to the 1:1 virtual partnering
  • Opportunity to be selected for a 10-minute pitch in the Start-up Pitch live session on Monday, 5 October (live jury voting: the best start-up will receive a 1:1 jury member coaching meeting)
  • Opportunity to be selected for a 10-minute presentation in another EFIB programme session
  • Participation in the 3-month-“Start-up Remote Programme” with individual webinars for all start-ups from 20 October to 15 December 2020 and a final virtual EFIB start-up showcase event in January 2021.

How to apply

Start-ups active in industrial biotechnology and bioeconomy with a business focus on new bio-based technologies, services or industrial applications relevant for the above areas/sectors mentioned are invited to apply for a free space in the digital Start-up Forum.

Application deadline: 16 September 2020

Your application should include a pitchdeck (PDF with a max. of 25 slides) with the following information:

  • Business idea & state of science/technology & development phase of the bio-based solution
  • Targeted application area(s)/sector & market volume
  • Overview of the top (3–5) competitors & your differentiation
  • Current financial status & outlook of next milestones (3+ years)
  • Overview of funding team & management

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