Startup Booster

JEC Composites Startup Booster

Join Startup Booster 2022

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 500+ innovative projects from 50+ countries, 80 finalists and 30 winners, including Arevo, Continuous Composites, ComPair, Fortify and Vartega…

In 2022, we’ll celebrate the 5th anniversary of the competition!

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


Startup Booster competition categories include:


Selection process

20 Startups will be selected to participate in JEC World 2022.

Selection will be done by JEC Group in cooperation with its Main Innovation partners.


The 20 finalists will benefit from:

  • A Pitching Session in front of a jury of leading industry experts (including Airbus, Daimler & Magna International) and investors during JEC World 2022 – livestreamed
  • Registrations to JEC World 2022
  • A space within the Startup Village of JEC World 2022 (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
  • A direct access to the jury members and partners of Startup Booster
  • Inclusion of your pitch in JEC Composites Web TV


Out of the 20 finalists, 4 winners will be selected:

  • 3 winners selected by the jury
  • 1 winner “Sustainability”


The 3 winners selected by the jury will get:

  • A Startup Booster Award made in Composites
  • 3,500€ financial prize
  • A fully equipped booth at JEC World 2023 (Value: 10,000€)

Startup Booster 2022 Winners

Startup Booster 2022 Finalists

High-Level Jury

The competition features a strong jury composed of experts from international groups and companies involved in innovative materials.



Our Partners

Main Innovation Partners


Innovation Partner


Supporting Partners