SME & Start-up Pitch Event @ CLIB

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Dates: 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 18 July 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. 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.

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

Apply here until July 18, 2022 at the latest