Startup Booster

Startup Booster

Join Startup Booster 2020

A unique competition tailored to find and assess sources of innovation in the Composite field

Startup Booster is the leading startup competition in the world of Composites. It enables companies to find and assess innovations with a potential impact on their industry, as a complement to the project they may are already involved.

Launched in 2017, Startup Booster has already fostered the emergence of 300+ innovative projects from 30+ countries, 30 finalists and 10 winners.

 

Interested in joining Startup Booster?

startup-booster@jeccomposites.com

2019 Winners

The 2019 Winners are :

  • AIRGO DESIGN (Singapore)
    World’s first full composite economy class passenger seat developer.
    www.airgodesign.com
  • AREVO (USA)
    Delivering the future of composite manufacturing today through breakthrough advancements in software, materials, and robotics. Through enabling the 3D printing of large, mass-produced parts and structures, AREVO is revolutionizing mainstream manufacturing and the global supply chain.
    www.arevo.com
  • WOODOO (France)
    Augmented wood.
    https://woodoo.fr/
  • The public vote: LAVOISIER COMPOSITES (France)
    New generation of material entirely sourced from the French aerospace transformation sector.
    www.lavoisier-composites.com

2019 Finalists

The Competition

The competition is open to entrepreneurs with innovative projects, SMEs and academic spinoffs, in 2 categories:

Process:

  • Design
  • Manufacturing
  • Industry 4.0, Smart industry

Products:

  • New composite materials, including hybrid materials and IoT
  • New application markets for composites

A win-win Program

For Startups:

  • A business acceleration with the chance to reach key decision makers and to find industry partners and customers
  • A boost to the brand awareness of the 43,000+ industry players present at the show
  • A boost to the brand awareness of the 100,000+ members of the JEC Group community

For Corporations / Industry:

  • Find and assess innovative, specialized composite startups that can have an impact on their business (process- or product-wise)
  • Take inspiration from a new generation of entrepreneurs
  • Position your brand with a successful program
  • Grow your network with universities, R&T and R&D centers, clusters, associations, industries and media

Winning Package

3 Winners will be announced at the show after the pitch session and will get the following additional advantages:

  • 3,500€ financial prize
  • A fully equiped booth at the JEC World 2020 (Value: 10,000€)
  • An advertising page in the JEC World PREVIEW magazine, sent to over 80K contacts (Value: 2,800€)
  • 4 full invitation packages for JEC World 2020, including the 3-day conference courses (Value: 1,600€)
  • A free Altair HyperWorks license for a period of 6 months (each license is a 10,000€ value)

High-Level Jury

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

Members of the jury in 2019:

Our Partners

Main Innovation Partners

AIRBUS
DAIMLER

Innovation Partners

ALTAIR
ASTECH

Recruitment Partners

ASSOCOMPOSITI
AUTO NEBULA
AZL
BPI FRANCE
COMPOSITES INNOVATION CENTRE
DRIVE
ECOMOTION
ICC
INSTITUT MINES TELECOM
LEICHTBAU
LPAC
MAI CARBON
MATERIAU POLE
SOLARIMPULSE FOUNDATION
TECHSTARS
TNFIS
US COMMERCIAL SERVICE
XC CONSULTANTS