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Startup Booster

JEC World

Startup Booster

The leading startup competition in the world of Composites & Advanced Materials, tailored to find and assess the best innovations.


Startup Booster

Join Startup Booster

The JEC Composites Startup Booster is the leading startup competition in the world of Composites and Advanced Materials.

Launched in 2017, Startup Booster has been organized in three different regions (Europe, USA, and Asia) and has already fostered the emergence of 1,100+ innovative projects from 60+ countries, 138 finalists, and 31 winners, including FibreCoat, Arevo, Continuous Composites, CompPair, Fortify, and Vartega...

The competition is opened to entrepreneurs, SMEs, startups and academic spinoffs building innovative projects in the field of Composites & Advanced Materials.

Participating companies


Startup Booster competition categories include:

  1. Products / Materials

  2. Process, Manufacturing & Equipment

Selection process

20 Startups will be selected to participate in JEC World 2025.

Applications to be open soon.

The 2024 Winners

The 2024 Finalists

Products & Materials

Process, Manufacturing & Equipment

2024 Awards Ceremony

Discover the winners of JEC Startup Booster in 2024 on JEC Web TV.

The finalists

The 20 finalists will benefit from:

  • A Pitching and investors during JEC World

  • Registrations to JEC World

  • A space within the Startup Village of JEC World (with the possibility to showcase your innovation)

  • Online Visibility (website, press release, emailing, and social media)

  • A personal coaching for the pitch before the show• Direct access to the jury members and partners of Startup Booster

  • Your pitch session will be broadcasted on JEC Composites Web TV .

Jury 2024

The Winners

Out of the 20 finalists, 3 winners will be selected:

  • 2 winners selected by the jury (1 in each category)
  • 1 winner "Sustainability"

The 3 winners selected by the jury will get a 25,000€ package, including:

  • Startup Booster Award (500€)
  • Cash prize (3,500€)
  • Fully equipped booth at JEC World 2025 (11,000€)
  • Media coverage – advertising and interview (10,000€)


Main Innovation Partners



Innovation Partner



Sourcing Partner